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All Problems are Leadership Problems – Part 2

Do you ever think about your limitations? Do you think there are important aspects of your business you’ll just NEVER be good at? Selling…Marketing…something else… You’re just hopeless there, right?  I talk to gym owners all the time who are convinced that there’s some crucial aspect of their business they’ll just never get…until they do, and their business...

All Problems are Leadership Problems – Part 1

What does being a good leader mean to you?   What does it ‘look’ like? How clearly do you see your role as THE leader for your business? Clear enough to work on it every day, just as you work on programming for your clients or marketing? Most gym owners don’t have that level of clarity.  They may think they do, but when we get them to think deeper on the subject, they realize there’s...

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Grow Your Personal Training Business With Gratitude

It’s easy to get caught up thinking you’re not doing enough to grow your business or that EVERYONE else is having success but you. That mindset is toxic to you! As a business owner it’s important to be able to optimistically look at the future and clearly see your desired results. That doesn’t mean to naively avoid or ignore your challenges or the issues in your...

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High Performance Mindset For Fitness Business Owners: Journaling

Success starts with the right mindset. Many fitness business owners struggle to overcome their own self doubt and negative self talk. In this short video Ryan shares a simple method for shifting your mindset and becoming the High Performing Fitness Business Owner you are supposed to be. Need Help In Your Fitness Business? Growing and running a successful fitness business is too tough to do it...

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A Time Management Tool For Fitness Business Owners

Eliminate Your “To-Do” List and Get More Stuff That Matters Done As a business owner the amount of “stuff” that ends up on your plate is overwhelming.  This is especially true if you’re having some success, growing your business and have yet to really build up a solid team. You end up in this success trap.  And then…overwhelm, anxiety, stress, burnout start to set in. It sucks!  I’ve...

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How To Create Breakthrough Business Moments

In your business there will be certain moments where you are able to make incredible progress.  Solutions will come to you easily and you’ll seem to have created insane momentum for yourself. What if you could predict, or better yet have control over when these moments occur? Before you discover how to create more breakthrough moments you need to understand when they don’t happen. There’s one...

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Creating Your 90-Day Plan For Explosive Growth

The most successful fitness business owners have discovered the secret of managing the business (and therefore their time). What is it?

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Assessing Your Fitness Business

Performance of a fitness business can be a challenge to measure. But ultimately there are 5 things all fitness business owners need to look at to assess their performance.

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Seeing Into The Future Of Your Fitness Business

Having a long-term vision in place is a must-have for fitness business owners. Do you have yours?

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Fitness Referrals Made Easy

Customer referrals are crucial to most fitness businesses. They not only help you bring in more customers, but can also increase your client retention over time. So what are a few ways to get more referrals?

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What to Do When Hard Work Stops Working

Most fitness business owners believe hard work trumps all. But most don’t know what to do when hard work stops working. Watch this free video to learn.

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A Simple Fitness Sales Funnel

Getting your content in front of leads is easier than ever? But when you do, what do you need to consider? This article outlines the 5 steps to create a fitness sales funnel.

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Fitness Business Growth Plan: A Simple Way to Create Momentum

If you’re ready to create a plan that will set you up for some serious growth in your fitness business  watch the video below. In this video we’ll cover: The 5 Alignment Principles that you MUST have in your business to have freedom and growth How to extract Core Values that will help you manage and run your business The keys to creating a business with structure that allows you...

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Fitness Business Alignment System™: The Proof Is in the Results (Part 3)

In order to succeed in any endeavor, you have to understand where you should focus your time, energy, and money. This article outlines how to determine what your focus should be as a high-performing fitness business owner.

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Fitness Business Alignment System™: The Proof Is In The Results (Part 4)

This is a four-part blog series showing you how our Success Coaches have implemented pieces of the Fitness Business Alignment System into members of our Coaching Programs businesses. We aren’t just talking the talk! Part 1: Assessing Your Starting Point: How to Create Alignment in Your Business Part 2: Tracking Your Metrics: Key Performance Indicators for Fitness Business Success  Part 3:...

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Fitness Business Alignment System™: The Proof is in the Results (Part 2)

This is a four-part blog series showing you how our Success Coaches have implemented pieces of the Fitness Business Alignment System into the businesses of some members of our Coaching Programs. We aren’t just talking the talk! Part 1: Assessing Your Starting Point: How to Create Alignment in Your Business Part 2: Tracking Your Metrics: Key Performance Indicators for Fitness Business Success...

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How to Build a Productive Team: Create a Unifying Purpose

How do you take your business productivity from good to great? In this article we look at how having purpose and vision impacts your productivity.

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The Cost of Core Values

Inevitably, there are trade-offs fitness business owners have to make in building a successful business. This article takes a look at the costs associated with core values.

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How to Create a Time Management System for Maximal Productivity

The 4-Step Time Management System  By Pamela MacElree, Success Coach I get it: We’re all busy. There never seems to be enough time in the day. Too many things pop up that need to get done.  You have to get certain day-to-day items done. However, you’d like a life at the same time.  😉 How can you possibly get it all done? How many of those questions and thoughts about time management and being...

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Close Every Sale by Tailoring Your Tactics

Do you have a one-size fits all approach to closing new clients? In this article, Nathan Miller discusses how DiSC profiles can help you tailor your sales tactics to close more sales (and get more clients!).

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3 Benefits of Strategic Planning for Fitness Businesses

As a fitness professional, you already know the importance of strategy when it comes to a fitness program. How much more important is it to also have a strategy for your business? Learn 3 benefits to having a strategic plan in place.

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7 Fitness Marketing Mistakes That Are Costing You

The fitness marketing landscape has changed significantly over the past 5-10 years. This article covers 7 Fitness Marketing Mistakes that Fit Pros make and offers a solution to help you get on the right track and generate qualified leads for your business.

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Fitness Business Issues: Turning Problems Into Opportunities

One thing you can guarantee when running a fitness business is running into issues. The question is how are you going to handle those issues? In this article Ryan equips you with 5 steps to turn your issues into opportunities.

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4 Critical Aspects of Your Fitness Business System

There is a lot of messaging out there about what you need to do to succeed. So what are the critical aspects of your Fitness Business System?

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Defining the Core Offer for your Fitness Business

Defining your Core Offer is the foundation for creating your local marketing and sales plan. Learn what to consider when finding “the one.”

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Double the Number of Leads You Turn into Clients

Here are a few quick tips to help you amplify your marketing strategies by bringing back personal communication with your leads.

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7 Signs of a High Performer

Inside of every high performing business there’s a high-performing owner. For you to get the most out of this article I need to tell you something: Ryan and I have been posting about the Fitness Business Alignment System™ and the role it can play in your building a high-performing business. This post is about the other key ingredient in the formula for a high performing business – a high...

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How to Create Alignment in Your Business

Fitness Business Alignment System™: The Proof is in the Results (Part 1)  This is a 4-part series  showing you how our Success Coaches have implemented pieces of the Fitness Business Alignment System (FBAS) into the businesses of some members of our Coaching Programs. Part 1: Assessing Your Starting Point: How to Create Alignment in Your Business Part 2: Tracking Your Metrics: Key...

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Grow Your Fitness Business through Culture and Community

Community is an important part of any gym atmosphere. Having a great culture can drive referrals and word-of-mouth marketing. So how do you create a good culture & community?

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3 Simple (not easy) Steps to Growing your Fitness Business

Running a fitness business is challenging! There’s no getting around it. Running any business is challenging, so why would fitness be any different? However, the same way your clients want instant results, many fitness business owners expect that the next marketing campaign or fun sales trick is going to help them achieve instant business success. That’s unfortunate. You need to view your...

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5 Success Principles for Fitness Businesses [Video]

What are the 5 Success Principles for Fitness Professionals? Everywhere we turn, people are looking for a quick fix for something—Lose 20 pounds in 2 weeks. Boost your credit score now. Get rich, quick. Blah Blah Blah. But as a fitness professional, you know that the “quick-fix” options are rarely things that actually drive success for us (or for our clients). More often,...