Archives for December 2016


Stop Traveling for Work and Learn How to Start a Sports League

It’s another Sunday morning and you wake up to kids in pajamas, cartoons on TV and a fresh pot of coffee brewing in the kitchen. It feels like heaven, but as you sit down at the counter and open up the newspaper, you get that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. Tonight you’ll pack your suitcase and leave home for another week working on the road. If you’re tired of traveling for work, you might be looking into low-cost home-based franchises. And, you might also be looking for something that’s fun, a career you can enjoy while developing a business and building Read More →


Youth Sports League Becomes a Family Business

When Chris Novak decided to change his life in 2008 and become an i9 Sports franchise owner, he had no idea how much starting a youth sports league would bring him closer to his extended family. After eight years of business, Chris now enjoys more time with his wife, Jackie, and their daughters, Sophia, 7, and Emma, 5. As a bonus, he also works with his brother John Novak, his sister-in-law Stacie Novak and his dad, Mike Novak. “All of my eight siblings have also coached at some point with us,” Chris said. “This has become a family business, and that’s been such a Read More →