Category Archive: Leadership

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    Turning Stress into Success: 8 Pearls of Wisdom from Professional Development Day

    As an entrepreneur, it can be a challenge to make time for your own professional development and self-improvement. Franchisee business owners are perceived to be independent or self-employed; their ongoing professional development can be less of a priority when competing for attention and resources in comparison to the management of day-to-day business operations. Still, attention […]

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    Kiddie Academy of Stoughton Giving Back to the Community

    Kiddie Academy’s well-known saying is, ’Community Begins Here,’” and our franchisees know how important it is to give back to the communities they serve. Just ask David Rudnick, franchise owner of Kiddie Academy of Stoughton. The academy was recently featured in the local news for getting involved in the community by hosting an event to […]

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    Kiddie Academy Franchisees Cory & Summer Bullock

    Navy veteran Cory Bullock and his wife Summer chose the Kiddie Academy child care franchise to start their own business in 2008 and have never looked back.  Read on to discover more about their franchise success story. As his commitment to the Navy drew to an end, Houston resident Cory Bullock began considering career options. He […]

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    Franchise owner and veteran Cory Bullock Kiddie Academy of League City
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    Kiddie Academy Attends International Franchise Association Convention

        Kiddie Academy recently attended the International Franchise Association Convention, a premier event in franchising, in the great city of New Orleans. During the convention, Kiddie Academy had access to world-class speakers, franchise experts, and participated in development and networking opportunities. Our very own Richard Peterson, vice president of education for Kiddie Academy Educational […]

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    Corporate Leaders to open a Kiddie Academy® Child Care Center

    Taisha and Deepak Vazirani met while working as Financial Managers at AT&T– this couple knows what it’s like to work together and grow a successful business. With more than 25 years of combined corporate experience, working at companies such as Campbell Soup, Proctor & Gamble, Polo Ralph Lauren, and AT & T, they were looking […]

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    Kiddie Academy® unveils new brand, logo in 2014!

    Kiddie Academy®, a leader in education-based child care, recently unveiled their new logo to the community. With an academic focus that will expand visibility, the updated brand represents learning through fun and the leadership position Kiddie Academy holds within the educational child care industry. “The Kiddie Academy brand is strong and growing,” says President Greg […]

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    Is There an Entrepreneur Inside You?

    10 Signs That Point to YES While certain aspects of owning a business can be learned, many entrepreneurial tendencies are innate. Are bosses born, not made? If you’re driven to take charge, love to be challenged, and are comfortable being responsible for your own successes (and failures), you may never be satisfied until you’re the […]

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    Leadership Tips Series

    You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy a special treat.  A recent study by the Society for Human Resource Management shows that employees are looking for overt examples of their employer’s appreciation. Leadership Tip # 9: Show Appreciation Be surprising.  In addition to formal review programs, plan simple treats for your team to […]

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    Would You Work for You? Leadership Tips

    Kiddie Academy Leadership Tips -Day 8 Tip #8: Set Goals Set goals.  Your team is ready and willing to be inspired and challenged — just like you. Expect employees to work toward specific goals, and reward their efforts with appropriate financial and lifestyle perks.

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    Leadership Series: Week Two

    Tip #6 in our Leadership Series: Clarity is Key Be clear and concise.  Take every opportunity to simplify a process or experience in your business.  Whether in contracts, instructions or daily email, clarity is a valuable tool.  

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