How ‘Risky’ Hires Can Become Your Most Loyal Staffers

September 6, 2016

In the early 2000s, Tina Howell was living in Dallas, recently divorced, running a home healthcare business and caring for three children. She wanted to move back to her hometown of Miami but couldn’t imagine leaving behind one of her favorite treats: lemon pepper chicken wings from Wingstop, a local chain. So before moving, she applied to be the Dallas-based brand’s first franchisee in Dade County, Fla. And the company said yes.