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Club Manager to Business Owner - Connors Lewes Case Study

Club Manager to Business Owner - Connors Lewes Case Study

Journey to franchising with The Outdoors Project // Connor McNally - Lewes District

Connor McNally, Franchisee for Lewes District had the advantage of having worked for the Brighton & Hove Outdoors Project clubs before taking on his own territory. However, he’d not been his own boss before and was taking on a territory which was developed by someone else. In the below interview we ask Connor about life as a business own vs being an employee and what it is like to take over some elses territory. 

Flexible childcare for our flexible lives

Flexible childcare for our flexible lives

During the holidays, the idea of working from home with kids vs the reality of working from home, are two different things. Endless snack requests, restless children who need to burn off steam outdoors, & the added parental guilt of kids watching TV all day doesn’t make for the ideal solution for anyone

Where it all started - Rowan's Bristol Case Study

Where it all started - Rowan's Bristol Case Study

Journey to franchising with The Outdoors Project // Rowan Hibbet - Bristol

Rowan was our very first franchisee to join the Outdoors Project back in 2014. Although the franchise was very different then, the mission hasn't changed. Rowan is pretty much the embodiment of this mission and of what it means to be a part of the Outdoors Project Tribe. As a result, Rowan's been someone that both new and old franchisee’s, as well as HQ ,go to for advice.

Breaking free from the Corporate World: Robs Case Study

Breaking free from the Corporate World: Robs Case Study

Journey to franchising with The Outdoors Project // Rob - West Sussex

Rob left the corporate world to run his own business in West Sussex.

“The thing I’ve loved most about taking on a franchise is that it’s given me the autonomy of running my own business but without the anxiety of trying to invent everything from scratch.

The business model is tried and tested, and new franchises are statistically far less likely to fail than a completely new business. If you tend to worry and over-think things as I do, a franchise means easier sleeps.”