The idea of franchise domination may intimidate you but before you run off looking for a friendlier, gentler business model let me tell you a secret that will ultimately determine your success or failure.
If you are going into business with the idea to just make “a nice living” you are likely going to fail and close up shop within 2 years. If you do manage to make it, what you will have created for yourself is more work that the Job you are so desperately trying to get out of.
You can not go into anything with the initial thoughts of mediocrity and expect to enjoy the fruits of excellence. The fruits of excellence are exactly what has sent you to this site and others [...]