The back story; Google set out to prove managers are surplus to effective businesses, conversely they found the 10 traits the best managers had. As I read each one, my mind automatically related it to my business in the fitness industry. Here are my thoughts and what I sent to my facility staff: Be a… Read More »PT’s and Google’s manager experiment; the correlations.
“Let us keep our minds open, by all means. But do not keep your minds so open that your brain falls out!” – Walter Kotschnig, 1939 The process of how we think is something innate in, nearly, all of us (insert flat earthers). A claim is made, the evidence for and against is weighed, and… Read More »Critical thinking in health and fitness
Podcasts have allowed for an incredible exchange of knowledge from anywhere in the world to anyone in the world. This is undeniable. I feel privileged to be able to learn from people who I would other wise never (loosely) interact with. On any given week I will get through 2-5 podcasts & this week I… Read More »Life; a game like quality.
We are now in 2020, with that comes; a new year, new decade, new me BS. It’s not uncommon to see every gym run a “challenge” in this period. There are even $10,000 prizes for challenge winners. As a gross generalisation it’s very rarely to benefit the client but to increase their own bottom line… Read More »Why you should avoid “gym challenges”
Connect, don’t compete – “Help others; you will always stand taller with someone else on your shoulders” There is plenty of business for everyone. If you are good at what you do, people will train with you, pay for programmes or take your nutrition advice. If you backstab, bad mouth, swindle or make yourself… Read More »5 qualities you should nail, offsetting your mistakes
What you’re getting yourself into: Words: 922 Reading Time: < 6 minutes Take Away Point: Try not to make these mistakes, embrace self growth via reflection. We all have varying degrees of narcissism expressed as pride, insecurity, lack of insight & poor self reflection. If you choose to take the Ostrich approach & bury your head in… Read More »Mistakes, 5 of them.