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Wayne Maillet

Wayne Maillet is a leading Canadian franchise management consultant with over 25 years of practical experience in all aspects of franchise operations.

Respected within franchise circles, he brings a realistic, practical understanding of business and franchising. Wayne Maillet has spoken across Canada, including lecturing at Queens University, written several articles and is often quoted as an authority in franchising. Most recently he has published a book, Franchising Demystified, available through most on-line book retailers. You can learn about the book at

He mixes practical experience with an academic understanding, having earned his Bachelor of Business Management Degree from Ryerson University and was recognized for outstanding academic achievement in management and enterprise development.

Wayne Maillet's Recent Articles

  • What does it take to be Successful in Business?
    Be The Boss Expert Wayne Maillet discusses what every entrepreneur who is looking to get into franchising: A question I will often ask during an interview with potential candidates for a business opportunity or franchise opportunity is, “What ... Read Full Article
  • Doing Research on a Franchise Opportunity
    When one is looking at a franchise it is important that one do the research so that they know what they are getting into. A little homework at the beginning will avoid surprises down the road. You want to go into the opportunity you select with ... Read Full Article
  • Considering the Road to becoming an Entrepreneur?
    A year ago a good friend asked me to assist her in researching an independent distribution business that was for sale. It was a business that had been established for 10 years, had 6 long term employees, several long–standing clients and was pro... Read Full Article