Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

The lessons learned on the baseball diamond are easily translated to the business environment. Bill Hooks, a franchisee in the Slim Chickens system, played Division 3 baseball and has been able to apply some of the tenants of America’s past time to his franchise business. Entrepreneur.com spoke with Hooks about the foray into franchise business ownership for a profile article. When it comes to advice for aspiring franchise owners, Hooks told Entrepreneur.com, “Be 100 percent dedicated, and be present. Dive in, show your face, let the people know that you’re with them every step of the way.” Hooks plans to expand his Slim Chickens territory and add 20 Slim Chickens restaurants within the next seven to 10 years.

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