What we look for in potential franchise partners
Network In Action is succeeding by partnering with outgoing people who love to serve customers and make a difference in people’s lives. While “networking” is the business we are in, our focus is on people and how we can help them grow their business. We welcome any qualified candidates who are looking to make a difference.
During the franchise application process, we’ll want you to ask us a lot of questions, and we’ll have a lot of questions for you, too. That’s because we want everyone who is part of Network In Action to truly believe in our mission. We want people who desire to find success by running their own franchise business and fulfillment in all parts of their lives as well.
Network In Actions has put our core values at the center of the way we operate our networking franchise.
There are several attributes we seek in our franchise partners, and the first one is a true belief that it is in giving where we receive! We pride ourselves on having a company where owners and business members recognize that there is a way to focus on giving first and knowing personal results will follow.
We also look for franchise partners who believe in giving back. We look for people who enjoy giving back and want that as a framework for their business and community. The savings needed to start a Network In Action franchise are modest for the industry — just $50,000 in iquid assets and $100,000 in net worth — and we look for people who will use their business to support their community as well as themselves.
We look for people who have experience building and leading a team of people. You don’t have to be a great networker to run a NIA franchise, but it is important to have good people skills to ensure your group is as strong as possible.
It is helpful to have sales or some customer service experience. To enjoy the most success in your business, it helps to know how to “wow” a customer and how to present information in a way that helps prospects understand what makes NIA work.
You should be a self-starter. While Network In Action will give you training, tools and support, it’s up to you to grasp those tools and use them to grow your business. As Network In Action continues to improve its systems, you also need to be someone who is ready to learn new things and new ways of growing your business.
You need to be energetic and confident. Business owners are often looking for a person they can trust and want to follow. Remember, business owners are investing in you and your ability to build and lead a diverse and dynamic group. You should be able to either run or hire a person to conduct a monthly meeting. Calm confidence generates respect, and we want franchise partners who are respected by their members. We want servant leaders.
Do you match every description? If the answer is no, that’s OK. We’re not looking for perfect people, just people who are looking for a great business idea in their community and people who recognize the importance of these values and are willing to work hard to adhere to them.