Category Archive: Building Your Business

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    Kiddie Academy’s Flagship Corporate Location Featured by Playground Vendor

    Kiddie Academy’s preferred playground vendor, Grounds for Play, featured Kiddie Academy’s flagship corporate location in their sales catalog recently as a “Site Inspiration.” Take a look at the magazine feature spread and experience the full playground through a virtual video below… “Located in Abingdon, Md., the Kiddie Academy Corporate Headquarters’ outdoor play environment features essential play areas […]

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    National Small Business Week at Kiddie Academy

    It’s National Small Business Week and the Small Business Administration (SBA) has designated this year’s theme as “Dream Big, Start Small.” Every year since 1963, SBA takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from across the nation through National Small Business Week. According to the SBA, more […]

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    Congratulations to Kiddie Academy of Framingham

    Congratulations to Kiddie Academy of Framingham on their Grand Opening ceremony this past weekend! The event was a big success and included a ribbon cutting,  face painting, a juggler and plenty of arts and crafts.

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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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    Local Kiddie Academies featured in Google TV ads

    Marketing support is a key reason why many entrepreneurs choose to work with a national franchise company rather than striking out on their own.   A recognized brand like Kiddie Academy with an experienced marketing team can be a great asset to a new franchisee.   Here’s one example of a Google TV Ad that […]

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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 Tip #7: Be Thankful

      Leadership Tip #7: Say Thank You Be thankful. A simple thank you doesn’t cost anything, but it is highly valued by your team.  Your gratitude will be remembered far into the future, resulting in employee referrals, employees-turned-customers, and new connections.     Be sure to check out our previous tips beginning with #1.

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    Leadership Tip #2

    The next in our series of Leadership Tips for business owners.  Leadership Tip #2 Be real, all the time.  You’ll earn your team’s respect when you are transparent, honest, and genuine in everything you do. If you make a blunder, own it and learn from it.    

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    Top 10 Leadership Tips: Would You Work for You?

    Entrepreneurs and franchise owners wear many hats when running a business.  While you can hire an accountant or an interior designer to do some tasks, there’s only one person who’s truly at the helm — that’s you. How do you become a leader who inspires hard work, commands respect, and strikes that perfect balance between […]

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    How To Avoid 3 Big Mistakes Often Made by New Franchise Owners

    As a franchise business owner, you’ve tapped into the brand equity, business system and operational support of a proven brand.  You’ve got a big head start on the competition.  But that sometimes leads to making some easy-to-avoid mistakes.  Here are the top three, and how you can avoid them on your way to business glory. […]

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