Developing A Holistic View

Gigi Schweikert: [00:00] When I hear your story and I hear you working in the garment district and then I hear you talking about working in the center and dealing with operations and finance and HR and marketing, if there’s someone out there who’s looking at this clip and thinking, “Wow, I’d be interested in… Continue reading Developing A Holistic View

Marketing Your Early Childhood Education Franchise: The Key To Success And Long-Term Growth

When it comes to marketing your early childhood education franchise, it’s crucial to go beyond simply promoting services and focus on becoming a valuable asset to the local community. Community involvement is an excellent strategy to achieve this, creating a positive reputation for your child care center while building brand awareness. Discover how this approach,… Continue reading Marketing Your Early Childhood Education Franchise: The Key To Success And Long-Term Growth

Support From Dedicated Business Coach

Gigi Schweikert: [00:00] We have business coaches that support every franchisee. How do you feel about your business coach? Do you have a personal relationship with that person? Do you meet on a regular basis? How is that person helpful to you? Veenu Prakash: [00:14] We’re very lucky. We have a wonderful business coach, KJ.… Continue reading Support From Dedicated Business Coach

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Career Transition Opportunity: Franchise With Lightbridge Academy – Tech Professionals Welcome

Amidst massive layoffs in the tech industry, tech professionals are seeking new career options. Turn this uncertain time into an opportunity by considering franchise ownership with Lightbridge Academy. Discover how Lightbridge Academy stands out in the early childhood education and childcare industry, and how tech professionals can leverage the innovative approach, comprehensive training, and one-on-one… Continue reading Career Transition Opportunity: Franchise With Lightbridge Academy – Tech Professionals Welcome

Reflections On Training & Support

Gigi Schweikert: [00:00] What has been important as training and support through the development process that has been necessary to secure your success? Raj Prakash: [00:10] What happens is that this is a specialized business, although most of the perception is, “It is childcare. You don’t need to be a computer scientist to run a… Continue reading Reflections On Training & Support

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Reflections Of A Multi-Unit Franchise Owner: Meet Raj & Veenu Parkash

Gigi Schweikert: [00:11] Raj and Veenu Parkash, I have not seen you. It is so nice to have you here. Veenu Parkash: [00:17] Good to see, Gigi. Gigi Schweikert: [00:18] It’s great. I know. Big hug. Raj Parkash: [00:21] It’s a pleasure to be here with you and seeing you after what now? A couple… Continue reading Reflections Of A Multi-Unit Franchise Owner: Meet Raj & Veenu Parkash

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Multi-Unit Franchising In Early Childhood Education: How To Develop A Holistic Business Perspective

Franchising multiple units of an early childhood education and care center can be a lucrative business option for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to own a business without starting from scratch. However, running a childcare center can be intimidating for some. Raj and Veenu Parkash, 15-year multi-unit franchisees of Lightbridge Academy, share their experience of developing… Continue reading Multi-Unit Franchising In Early Childhood Education: How To Develop A Holistic Business Perspective

The Path To Franchisee Success

A franchise can be a low-risk way to enter the business world. However, not all franchises are created equal. If you’re looking to buy a franchise, here are four keys you should keep in mind to ensure your success as a franchisee.  Proven Concept Franchisee success starts with a proven concept. Look for a franchise… Continue reading The Path To Franchisee Success

How An Early Childhood Education Franchise Can Help You Achieve Work-Life Balance

If you’re looking for a franchise opportunity and work-life balance is one of your top reasons for wanting to start your own business, an early childhood education franchise is a great option for you to consider. Compared to many other franchise categories, a child care  franchise offers a better opportunity for owners to have balance… Continue reading How An Early Childhood Education Franchise Can Help You Achieve Work-Life Balance

Lightbridge Academy CEO Gigi Schweikert Named A 2023 Top Franchise Influencer By 1851 Franchise

Gigi Schweikert, CEO of Lightbridge Academy, recently joined the Emerging Franchise Brands podcast and shared her expertise in franchising within the early childhood education space.

Lightbridge Academy CEO Gigi Schweikert has been named one of the Top Franchise Influencers of 2023 by 1851 Franchise, a leading franchise industry content marketing and development platform. The annual list honors franchisors, franchisees, consultants, and industry experts who are leading the charge and shaping the future of franchising in 2023. Gigi is a parenting expert… Continue reading Lightbridge Academy CEO Gigi Schweikert Named A 2023 Top Franchise Influencer By 1851 Franchise