The Power of Choice: Finding Balance and Success in Business as a Woman – Lori Karpman, Female Entrepreneur

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Lori Karpman, Female Entrepreneur

The Power of Choice: Finding Balance and Success in Business as a Woman – Lori Karpman, Female Entrepreneur

Does this sound familiar? You’ve been told that to achieve business success, you need to work harder and sacrifice your personal life. But despite putting in the long hours and making sacrifices, you’re still not seeing the results you desire. The pain of feeling burnt out and unfulfilled is all too real. It’s time to explore a different approach, one that allows you to achieve a balanced work-life while finding success in the business world.

My special guest is Lori Karpman

Lori Karpman, Female Entrepreneur

Meet Lori Karpman, a dynamic entrepreneur with a deep-rooted passion for franchising. With a background in law and a successful career as a tax lawyer, Lori made the leap into the franchise industry and never looked back. Throughout her journey, she has worn many hats, from being a master franchiseor to founding her own chain of restaurants, which she later sold.

Today, as the founder of a full-service franchise consulting firm, Lori brings her wealth of experience and expertise to help businesses navigate the world of franchising. Her boutique approach ensures that every client receives personalized attention and top-notch support in areas such as legal, operations, marketing, sales, and administration. With a reputation for excellence and a commitment to delivering exceptional customer service, Lori is a trusted advisor for entrepreneurs seeking to take their businesses to new heights through the power of franchising.

I believe in providing excellent customer service and being responsive to my clients. It’s about building strong relationships and delivering results. – Lori Karpman

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Discover the benefits and challenges of franchising – gain valuable insights into this popular business model that can help you make informed decisions about your entrepreneurial journey.
  • Explore the education process for selling franchise agreements – learn the step-by-step strategies to effectively educate potential franchisees and attract the right partners for your franchise brand.
  • Uncover the qualities of a successful franchise brand – understand the key characteristics that make a franchise brand stand out and resonate with customers, setting you up for long-term success.
  • Recognize the importance of profitability in franchising – learn how to prioritize profitability to build a sustainable and lucrative business within the franchising industry.
  • Navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities for women in business – gain practical advice and inspiration to overcome obstacles, harness your strengths, and thrive as a female entrepreneur or executive in the business world.

The potential benefits and challenges of franchising:

Franchising offers numerous benefits like a ready-made business model, established brand image, and ongoing support from the franchisor. However, it comes with its own set of challenges such as rigorous compliance to the franchisor’s rules and bearing the cost of franchise fees. It is important to consider these potential benefits and challenges to make an informed decision about entering the world of franchising.

The resources mentioned in this episode are:

  • Visit to download a free ebook on franchise ownership and learn more about the benefits of owning a franchise.
  • Enter your email on to receive instant access to the downloadable copy of the ebook.
  • If you’re tired of the desk job life and want to take control over your financial future, consider becoming a free agent and starting your own business.
  • Contact Lori Cartman’s full service franchise consulting firm for assistance in franchising your business and receiving support in legal, operations, marketing, sales, and administration.
  • Explore the wide range of service-based franchises available in the market, especially in the emerging brands sector.
  • Connect with Lori to discuss your franchising needs and receive personalized guidance based on her extensive experience and expertise in the industry.

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