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Dec. 1 2014
Are you feeling exhausted by your fitness business because no one can do things as well as you?... View More
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Dec. 1 2014
In December of 2011, I listed five issues you should address with your accountant before January 1 (read article). These need to be reassessed (briefly listed below) on a yearly... View More
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Nov. 25 2014
There are a lot of mediums available these days to personal trainers, and all can have their benefits... View More
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Nov. 15 2014
One of the most effective and low-cost marketing methods for fitness professionals is through email marketing. If you're just starting your fitness business, email marketing is the first place you should... View More
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Nov. 10 2014
To develop trust, your fitness client must believe what you believe... View More
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Nov. 1 2014
Many independent fitness professionals, particularly new to the industry, have a difficult time pricing their services. When coming up with a fee schedule they often are conflicted by two things: how much... View More
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Oct. 25 2014
Your success as a fitness professional is not determined by how long you spend working but by what you choose to do with your time... View More
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Oct. 15 2014
Jim Rohn, motivational speaker, often talks of the law of averages and how it plays a role in how we are influenced. He states that we are generally the average of the top five people we spend the most... View More
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Oct. 1 2014
It's the one skill that most fitness-related degree programs never teach and most certifying organizations don't require or test as part of the initial examination process to become a fitness professional:... View More
Sept. 23 2014
Meet Mary.Mary is 38 years old, she lives in a nicer-than-average home in the suburbs. She has two wonderful children, Alec and Maryanne, they're 16 and 14. Mary wishes she could lose 30 pounds, but of... View More
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Sept. 15 2014
Parts 1 and 2 of this series provided a starting point for finding the best candidate to be your first (or even your fiftieth) team member. Now it's time to interview, hire and most importantly, retain... View More
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Sept. 1 2014
In Part 1 of this series of columns focused on hiring, I outlined three considerations before you make the decision to bring on a new staff member. Once you've done your... View More
Aug. 25 2014
This column will address two uniquely different but very important things. Both which I believe can be addressed by continually asking yourself if your business fulfills one very important question. But... View More
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Aug. 15 2014
You've hit that significant mark in your business where you realize that you can't do it alone and are considering hiring your first employee. Maybe you need an assistant who can take on the burden of... View More
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Aug. 1 2014
If you're like me, you have probably experienced or often suffer from Shiny Ball Syndrome. It typically occurs in ambitious individuals and is particularly plaguing to those of us in the fitness industry... View More
July 25 2014
Just a couple of years ago my team and I decided to have a very bold statement made into vinyl lettering and placed on the wall in the reception area at One-to-1 Fitness. "To help 10,000 residents reach... View More
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July 14 2014
Whether you're in business for yourself, work for someone else or just getting started in the industry -- there is one element of the fitness profession that should be understood: you are a marketer... View More
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July 1 2014
If each and every one of our clients immediately complied with our fitness programming, adhered to our sound nutritional and lifestyle advice and embraced the positive mindset that would set them up for... View More
June 25 2014
I have a growing reputation in the fitness industry it seems, as a business systems expert. I don't know how this happened, for as long as I can remember I found myself confounded and confused about how... View More
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June 15 2014
As I’ve watched the industry evolve, particularly over the last 3 years as editor of PFP, I see the industry continue to move in two paradoxical directions. In one direction, the number of seemingly... View More

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