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Buy Volume 1 in paperback of A Roadmap for Success: What it Takes to Build a Successful Franchise (A real world glimpse into the vital partnership between the franchisee and the franchisor) by Leslie Lautzenhiser.

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This book explores franchising and what it takes to be a successful franchise owner. In interviewing successful franchisees that have been in business for at least one year, Leslie explore their journeys of how they arrived with the franchise they’re now running, how they decided to become a franchisee and what they believe are the keys to being a successful franchise owner. The book includes self-assessments and interesting articles to help the reader assess whether becoming a franchise owner is the next step towards realizing both their short and long-term goals. For anyone considering whether to stay put at their corporate job,what to do next if they’ve been down-sized out,whether to start a business from scratch or to purchase a franchise, this book will provide keen insight into others who have blazed the franchise trail and have lived to tell about it.

Volume 1 features:

  • Aaron Buche, Camp Bow Wow
  • Troy Cook, CertaPro Painters and Shelf Genie
  • Betty Corbitt, Gotcha Covered
  • Sarah Kruse, Seeking Sitters
  • Jim Lautzenheiser, Big O Tires and Grease Monkey
  • Stephen Lautzenhiser, PuroClean
  • Sean McEntire, CertaPro Painters
  • Dean & Kristin Moran, Synergy HomeCare
  • Craig Radice, Pooch-Mobile
  • Matt Swope, Heaven’s Best Carpet Cleaning

Bonus: 4 expert advice chapters to help you decide, build, and run a successful franchise for yourself!


“This book provides excellent validation how franchise businesses allow individuals to easily transition from a corporate job to running their own business.” – Heidi Ganahl, CEO, Camp Bow Wow

“Leslie has done a superb job at sharing the wisdom of others who’ve ‘been there, done that’ in the fast evolving world of franchising. The interviews contained allow the reader to benefit immensely by seeing the world through the eyes of a fellow business owner whose faced similar challenges.  A combination of inspiration & practical knowledge make this a worthwhile read.” – Katrina Mitchell,


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