What is an FDD?

Any potential franchisee in the United States, along with their franchise attorneys, should carefully review an FDD, or franchise disclosure document. Prior to 2007, this legal document was known as the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular, or UFOC. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ordered the review and gave franchisees a year to make the change. Since 1979, the FTC has monitored […]

Guest Blogging: Where to start

Guest blogging the right way is important, because getting it wrong can cost you dearly. It can cost you viewers, respect, and the love of Google. The wrong way is to publish a generic post, with generic links, on generic blogs without thinking about your goals or audience. The correct way to guest post is to do all of the […]

The default rep range

I had an hour-long conversation with Pavel Tsatsouline on Sunday and, as usual, his probing questions brought up a few things I had forgotten. One thing he asked was, “Over the years, was there a single rep range that you preferred?” What was ‘normal’ for me? Put another way, what single rep range did I use most often in my […]

How to make chocolate chip cheesecake

Cheesecake has been a favorite dessert for many years and has become a popular menu item at many restaurants. The Cheesecake Factory became famous for the delicious variety of cheesecakes it offers. The cheesecake consists of three parts, a biscuit crust and a soft topping made from one type of cheese (hence the name cheesecake) and a soft topping. This […]

Why Cyprus to study abroad?

I would like to discuss the potential for US college students to study abroad in Cyprus and discuss the relevance of study abroad students and advisors exploring Cyprus as a relevant and meaningful study abroad destination. Firstly, let’s take a look at the perceived obstacles to studying abroad in Cyprus. 1. Few Americans know much about Cyprus. – so what? […]

How to be close friends with a married woman

It’s not a big deal to be friends or even date a married woman until now, your intention is not sexual. Friendships and relationships strive to understand both parties and also maturity plays a vital role in this type of relationship. Marriage is a sacred union between a man and a woman and anyone who separates them is bound to […]

How to Troubleshoot a Hot Tub Heater

Many clients have asked me this question. Why is my hot tub not heating up? I have talked people through this process over the phone and have sent them a list of information on how to test the spa heater themselves. I do not normally recommend that an end user attempt to troubleshoot their own spa. Working with electricity can […]