While Corporate America Struggles to Stay Alive, The Entrepreneur’s Source Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Southbury, CT (PRESS RELEASE – July 18, 2009) — Remaining steadfast in its original vision of becoming the one source resource for all things entrepreneurial, 2009 marks the 25th year The Entrepreneur’s Source, TES (www.EsourceCoach.com) has been of service to individuals seeking the entrepreneurial dream of business ownership. During the 25 years, The Entrepreneur’s Source has helped tens of thousands of individuals become franchise business owners while achieving financial freedom through Income, Lifestyle, Wealth and Equity.

“The International Franchise Association (IFA) commends The Entrepreneur’s Source for 25 years of helping the franchise industry grow and prosper,” said Matt Shay, president and CEO of the IFA. “We appreciate the many contributions that The Entrepreneur’s Source has provided to IFA, especially its dedication to leadership training and guidance. We congratulate the entire Entrepreneur’s Source family and send best wishes for future success,” Shay added.

Formed in 1984, TES is the pioneering firm and founder of the business coaching industry with its long standing dedication to the development and advancement of the entrepreneur. Becoming a franchise in 1998, today, TES has grown into over 230 Franchise Business Coaching offices throughout North America. CEO and founder Terry Powell’s unique vision of providing a ‘one source resource’ for all things entrepreneurial has now become the business coaching industry’s gold standard.

“We take pride in our history of creating a unique company that offers a world of possibilities, options and dreams to people who strive to be self-sufficient,” says Terry Powell. “In today’s New Career Economy®, with small businesses making up 95 percent of the business community and has created 80% of the new jobs in the U.S., it will continue to be the small business owner pulling us out of this recession,” he added.

In 2007, as a means of expediting the growth of existing brands and providing world-class franchise resources for new brand introductions, Terry launched FranchisEsource Brands International (FSBI), a multi-brand franchisor principally engaged in growing solid concepts into major international franchise brands.

Building on the business coaching success of TES, Terry Powell has launched four other concepts servicing the entrepreneurial market:

1. AdviCoach (www.AdviCoach.com) business coaches provide relationship-based business coaching and advisory services to new and established business owners;
2. Business Partner Marketing Coach (www.BusinessPartner.com) works with businesses, large and small across all sectors, as a one stop marketing resource;
3. Franchise Match® (www.FranchiseMatch.com) An exclusive 24/7 first of its kind exclusive coaching tool, Franchise Match is a unique 5-Step Virtual Franchise Coaching process resulting in an ideal Franchise Match;
4. Another FSBI brand, Decor&You (www.DecorAndYou.com) offers a progressive executive business coaching multi-unit model with business owners functioning as CEOs managing professional interior decorators nationally.

Together, Business Coaching brands TES and AdviCoach currently hold 33% of the market share in the Coaching/Business consulting industry and are consistently ranked as one of the fastest growing franchises by numerous industry publications.

In early 2008, Michael Gerber, New York Times bestselling author on the E-Myth® series of books focused on entrepreneurial success, reached out to Terry Powell to form a strategic partnership to educate, impact and transform franchises and small business worldwide with co-branded products and services. Co-branded products, AIMâ„¢ for Success and Franchise Accelerated Success Training (FAST)â„¢, have been jointly developed and adapted from E-Myth’s award-winning distance learning programs and E-Source’s exclusive Franchise Business Coaching success methodology.

Today, the FSBI brands are the industry’s fore-runners in Business Coaching for entrepreneurs, as well as and the nation’s premiere source for self-employment options and franchising information. FSBI’s Business Coaching brands dominate the $1.5 billion Business Coaching market in North America.

About The Entrepreneur’s Source® (E-Source)

The Entrepreneur’s Source is North America’s leading career and Business Coaching Company dedicated to the entrepreneur with more than 220 offices in the United States and Canada. With its unique E-Source Coach Advantage, E-Source offers a full range of services to individuals seeking alternate career options and to franchise businesses looking to increase performance. Today, E-Source dominate the $1.5 billion dollar Business Coaching/Consulting franchise market in North America Additional news about E-Source, and other FSBI international brands, can be found on (www.FranchiseNewsRoom.com). Follow our CEO’s ongoing Blog discussions on franchising by going to http://www.allbusiness.com/4353427-1.html.

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