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The Entrepreneur’s Source

The Entrepreneur’s Source

  • Founded: 1984

  • Franchising since: 1997


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Empower others to achieve their dreams – while achieving your own.

For close to 40 years, The Entrepreneur’s Source® has been an industry-shaping provider of Career Ownership Coaching™, a proprietary method of guidance for those looking to explore self-sufficiency. Developed by our visionary founder Terry Powell, TES helps people transition from a career they’re unhappy with to their Career 2.0.

Why Career Ownership Coaching?

Americans want to be entrepreneurs. They just need someone to show them how.

  • 3 in 5 Americans are seriously considering owning their own business.
  • 52% of Americans are currently unhappy at work.
  • 71% of American employees are looking for something else.
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What we do:

To date, The Entrepreneur’s Source® has helped over 1 million people find their path toward the next chapter of their professional lives. TES franchisees are business owners with a mission to help people achieve their dreams of business ownership by guiding them through our proven approach that emphasizes Education, Awareness & Discovery.

Franchise Benefits:

  • Home-Based
  • Recession-Resistant
  • Simple Operations
  • No Employees Necessary
  • Low Overhead
  • High Revenue Potential

“Thanks to TES, we now have a better work/life balance. This opportunity gave us a chance to do something we always wanted to do; work together as a couple. We went from hardly ever seeing each other, to seeing each other every day. The way the business is set up, we can travel together and still work. Spend time at the lake house, or relax by the beach and make money? We’ve truly got the best of both worlds.”


Entrepreneur’s Source Coaches

“I really enjoy the virtual nature of the TES business model. If I can plug in my phone and my computer, I can operate anywhere. I still travel a lot but now my wife comes with me. Another benefit I’ve noticed is the way I am treated. As an employee, the business market values you less as you get older. As a business consultant, people value the experience you bring. There is no diminishing return.”


Entrepreneur's Source Coach

“When I worked a corporate job, I would stress out on Sundays over the thought of going back to work on Monday. No more. Sundays are now “Fundays” again. I am no longer a corporate hostage. I set my own schedule. The flexibility is fantastic. I’m basically the captain of my own ship.”


Entrepreneur's Source Coach

“I had worked for 15 years in the world of corporate finance when I was forced to make a sudden exit. I had always thought to myself, I have this great corporate job, I’m on easy street. But I was really in the wrong place at the wrong time. My Career Transition Coach™ helped me take a close look at franchising to achieve self-sufficiency. When friends are approaching those exit ramps in life, the first thing I tell them to do is to connect with a Career Transition Coach™ at The Entrepreneur’s source.”


New Business Owner

“This career change is what I was meant to do with my life. I’m a happier and healthier person and look forward to working every day!”


New Business Owner

“The TES Coaches are great to work with and continue to bring many new FISH Franchisees each year. After all these years our partnership has never gotten stale, and the Coaches and TES Leadership always thank us for attending the annual conference. We sincerely appreciate that!”


“The Entrepreneur Source is HomeTeam Inspection Service’s number one source for quality franchise candidates. Due to the top-notch TES coach network, our franchise development team has more time to focus on business growth, startup success, and franchisee relationships because the coaches take the time to educate franchise candidates on franchising prior to our initial call.”


Guide others toward their path forward as a TES franchisee and Career Ownership Coach™.