Month: February 2010

The Fresh Aroma of Systems and How Systems Build Fitness Careers

I love systems and the nuances of business. All of it is so intricate, intellectual and profound in the way that it mirrors our skills, personalities, and our innate ability to solve problems, overcome obstacles, and keep moving forward in new and improved directions. The system I used to capture this idea is a perfect…

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Namaste – "The Light in Me Recognizes the Light in You…"

Today is Saturday.  My favorite day of the week.  Mom is at work and the kids are upstairs taking in some TV time while Dad works downstairs in his personal office in an attempt to get a blog out before breakfast.  It’s simple time.  Sweet time.  Time that won’t last very long I’m sure. As…

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Why are Man Hole Covers Round and How Does Your Answer Affect Your Fitness Career?

If you’ve read this blog recently, you know that one of my staff members quit abruptly and unprofessionally about a week and a half ago.  No big deal.  I’m over it, hired someone new and the steam engine keeps puffin’ out that pretty white smoke.  You can read the full story about by clicking here….

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A New Mantra For Toyota, and a lesson about Your Personal Brand

Toyota’s in big trouble – no doubt about it! I read an article in The New York Times over the weekend that went into detail about why they’re in so much trouble and what they will need to do about it. The first paragraph of the article said it all… “A Japanese leader (Toyota) in…

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Fitness Career Growth Does Not Come from Being Passive…

I had an employee barge into my studio this past Tuesday morning and quit.  He walked right in, placed some training materials and his key on my reception desk and said, “I’m done.”  “That’s it?”  I said.  “You have clients in your schedule this evening.”  “Did you get my email?”  He asked.  As if this…

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