Business Ownership On The Side: Franchisees Keeping Their Day Jobs

Washington Post:

Prasad Raju has a good job as an IT architect, but he’s lately been feeling like he could use a larger financial cushion. So he’s opening a Great Clips for Hair salon within the next few months.

But Raju doesn’t plan to ditch his 9-to-5, nor does he plan to master the art of Zooey Deschanel bangs. Instead, he’s going to hire a manager to run the operation while he continues working.

In fact, he said he chose Great Clips in part because “I was seeing other franchises that would make me quit my job, and that was a bit of a drawback.” Full post.

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