The Future Workers Are Here

by Will Phillips, the founder of REX Roundtables

Just when you’re getting your hands around millennial generation: how to sell to it; how to market to it; and how to work with millennial employees, here comes generation Z. Gen Z by David and Jonah Stillman looks at workers born between 1995 and 2012. That means the oldest are in their early 20s. You may even have some working for you right now!
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Fitness Business Podcast #1 podcast globally for fitness business owners and managers.

 by Chantal Brodrick

With 98,000 downloads across 100 shows to date, the podcast features our industries most awarded, recognised and experienced fitness leaders in addition to experts and authors from outside the industry.Guests include Casey Conrad, Todd Durkin, Bill McBride, Luke Carlson and Chuck Runyon.

The Fitness Business Podcast is a free weekly show, available to listen to through Itunes or directly from www.fitnessbusinesspodcast.com.

During April, The Fitness Business Podcast took a bird’s eye view into LA’s boutique studios from Soul Cycle to Barrys Bootcamp. We talked about: Continue reading “Fitness Business Podcast #1 podcast globally for fitness business owners and managers.”

Join Thunderclap to #PassPhit

by Meredith Poppler

What is Thunderclap?
In our digital age, it is hard to be heard and capture people’s attention above all the noise. One person tweeting, calling or emailing can be the same as a person yelling across a full stadium to get the attention of someone on the other side. It is simply drowned out. But when the entire stadium yells the same message at the same time, not only is it heard, but it reverberates for miles. Thunderclap is a digital version of the entire stadium yelling the same message at the same time.

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Leadership Lessons

by Bill McBride

Sometimes business feels metaphorically like war.  I say metaphorically because nothing in business compares to the pain, suffering and sacrifice our dedicated soldiers defending our great nation provide.  But strategically and from a leadership perspective, there are so many lessons us civilians can learn from the great military leaders like Retired Secretary of State Colin Powell. 

With strategic “battle” planning, one must take into account:

  1. One’s Army – Team condition and capabilities.  Competency, Readiness, Morale, & Confidence in leadership
  2. The Enemy – Population Inactivity, “Substitutes” to our product offerings, and our Competition (although this makes us better and is not our core threat it is an adversary in talent and member acquisition)
  3. The Geography & Climate – Local, state & federal economic factors, local & federal regulations, weather, workforce talent, population density and consumer demographics
  4. Leadership & Strategy – Leadership & Strategy

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2017- The Year of Empowerment

by Latoya Bullard-Franklin – CEO, The Bulsard Group, LLC

Happy YOU Year!

This is your year, the year to focus on YOU! Your dreams, your goals, your aspirations!  Every year for the past few years, I have noticed a central theme to manifest itself in my life throughout that year.  This same theme manifested itself in the lives of many women in my circle as well.  For 2017 it will be the year of YOU-the year of Empowerment!!!

What is this thing called empowerment?  Empowerment is defined as the state of giving power or authority to someone or something officially.  So, let’s officially give the power over our lives to ourselves, control our own destiny, and not let others control us.  When we ask ourselves the following: “What will they think of me? What if they don’t like…? Who will support…? When will they…?”; we are enabling others to control who we are and what we do in our own lives.  The energy spent on these statements should be put towards those that affirm like “Wait until they see me now!”, “Wait until I…!”, “What will I do to achieve…?!” Continue reading “2017- The Year of Empowerment”