Business Lessons Learned From “The Dark Knight Rises”

In “The Dark Knight Rises,” Bruce Wayne / Batman learns a valuable lesson about how dangerous complacency can be, as he is completely unprepared for the threat that is Bane. The lesson learned by Wayne is one that applies equally to franchise systems and other businesses: overconfidence and complacency can be hazardous to the long-term survival of the system.

Nevada Franchise Business Network: Spring 2012 Meeting

Join us at the next meeting of the Nevada Franchise Business Network for an interactive discussion featuring leaders from locally-based companies that have successfully grown into national franchise systems. The topic of the meeting is “Lessons Learned in Franchising” and will feature guest speakers Debbie Shwetz, CEO of Nothing Bundt Cakes, Fred Hassen, CEO of Sit Means Sit Franchise, Inc., and Alfredo Rivera, President of Sit Means Sit Franchise, Inc.

Kansas City Franchise Business Network: Spring 2012 Meeting

The next meeting of the Kansas City Franchise Business Network is scheduled to occur on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at the Kansas City office of Armstrong Teasdale. The meeting will feature guest speaker Marcus A. Banks, Senior Vice President – Litigation and Government Relations of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. Mr. Banks will discuss evaluating and assessing litigation risk, negotiating and resolving litigation, and identifying and securing insurance coverage for claims.

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