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32 minutes | Feb 14, 2019
#63 | 6 Reasons to Stay on Brand
Branding goes beyond just a good logo- a strong brand has the potential to increase the value of your whole company. Are you being concise with the way you are crafting your vision? Join us today as we discuss how and why you should be staying on brand.
30 minutes | Feb 5, 2019
#62 | Grab Bag Goodies, Books, Podcast and Apps
In today's episode, we will be discussing grab bag goodies- our personal recommendations for books, podcasts, and apps that can help you take things to the next level.
30 minutes | Feb 5, 2019
#61 | 3 Leadership Principles to Grow By
Every business owner is in the business of developing leadership. Whether by building it within themselves or in their staff, leadership is a key ingredient to success. Today, we go over 3 key principles of developing our best self and understanding great leadership.
31 minutes | Feb 5, 2019
#60 | Hiring Staff Based on Personality
Hiring new staff is an inevitable and integral part of being a business owner, and it can be especially difficult to find new talent in the martial arts business. However, finding staff members who fit the culture of your school and thrive in their positions is more than just reviewing resumes. Join us today as we discuss they keys to having an amazing staff.
33 minutes | Jan 15, 2019
#59 | 3 Ways to Start Systemizing Your Business
In the new year creating solid systems will help your business hit those grow and hit that higher level. If you want to hit a home run in 2019, check out some simple ways that you can streamline your business and the day-to-day task to become more effective, more motivated and more successful. In this episode: 1:00 - Head down 4:25 - System v. Processes 5:50 - Time to refine 9:13 - Why 10:30 - Do the work 13:10 - You've gotta think 15:35 - It won't be perfect 17:20 - Evolve 23:10 - Mini rant 25:35 - Checklist! 28:25 - Continuous Improvement
37 minutes | Jan 7, 2019
#58 | Leadership 101
One of the most common questions that we get is how to begin building a staff. Today we are going share some insight on how we've found a great way to build our leadership team from the inside while focusing on a customer experience first mentality.
35 minutes | Jan 4, 2019
#57 | 6 Reasons Why a School Sucks
We had good intentions. We really wanted to do well. Somewhere along the line we got distracted and now we are mired in day to day work that is mind numbing and I'm wondering if I made the right decision.
35 minutes | Dec 28, 2018
#56 | 3 Priorities for Year End
As 2018 winds to a close it's once again time for us to evaluate our successes and to take care of our responsibilities as small business owners. These three steps today can help you not only understand where you can improve but also points you towards a better financial future.
33 minutes | Dec 27, 2018
#55 | The One Thing That Matters the Most in Your Business
What is the one thing in your business that everything revolves around? Which role is most important for it's growth? In the martial arts business, this essential factor always comes down to the student's experience. Join us today as we discuss what makes the student's experience the one thing that matters most in your business.
34 minutes | Dec 27, 2018
#54 | Being Thankful
As we hit Thanksgiving week we spend today's episode discussing what we are thankful for and why being thankful is good for you and your business. Join in the discussion and share why you are thankful!
28 minutes | Dec 27, 2018
#53 | Why Output Matters the Most
Typically our growth plan looks something a dog chasing its tail. Us saying that w need to get new students on an infinite loop or "If I only had more money!" Today we talk about one sign that shows where you can easily improve your business and what to do if you aren't getting results.
42 minutes | Dec 27, 2018
#52 | Who's the CEO of Your Company?
We're all familiar with the phrase "are you working in or on your business?" As a CEO, it can sometimes be difficult to let go of the reigns and delegate important tasks to others- Join us today as we discuss how to overcome this problem and define what exactly you're doing for yourself and for your business. 2:00 - Process or Personality 6:10 - You are the product 8:50 - Don't limit growth 13:35 - Book E-Myth 13:57 - List out the task 16:00 - The captain steers 19:55 - Hire better 26:00 - Being a boss 29:50 - Book The coaching habit 32:45 - How to begin
55 minutes | Dec 27, 2018
#51 | The Four R's for Referrals
Typically our growth plan looks something a dog chasing its tail. Us saying that w need to get new students on an infinite loop or "If I only had more money!" Today we talk about one sign that shows where you can easily improve your business and what to do if you aren't getting results. 1:02 - Referrals 4:47 - Reasons why they'll start 6:25 - Make them feel 7:40 - Never stop learning 11:50 - Dreamers & Doers 16:18 - Results 21:20 - Make it easy 27:30 - Retention
34 minutes | Dec 27, 2018
#50 | YOU must take care of YOU!
For our 50th episode we are tackling a new topic, YOU! In order for your business to thrive, you, the owner needs to be on point. Today we are discussing how entrepreneurs can maintain the grind and rigors of owning a small business with a few simple tips. 2:00 - Fail Better, Fail Smarter 3:46 - Can't always get what you want 5:12 - Ownership = Stress 5:52 - Personal Wellness 8:25 - Find a balance 8:55 - Changing habits 11:50 - Books to read 13:55 - Conscious thought 15:45 - Health tip 17:22 - Be grateful 18:05 - Eat healthy, sleep well 23:10 - Setting goals 25:55 - 5 tips review
43 minutes | Dec 27, 2018
#49 | Belt Testings - Experience, Purpose and Results
Belt testings are a huge part of the culture of a martial arts school. Join us as we discuss how you can get the best possible experience and results out of your belt testings. 2:20 - Is it a test? 4:30 - Revenue 5:38 - What other business 10:37 - Reinforce why their here 13:55 - One step out the door 23:08 - Leverage 35:15 - Customer Experience 35:20 - Achieving Goals 37:30 - Do the feel it?
32 minutes | Dec 27, 2018
#48 | Preparing for Holiday Success
Holiday's are upon us! In this episode we discuss things that we can do to increase revenue, drive attendance, help the community and build our schools. Be sure to tune in as we dive into ways that you can succeed at the highest level. 2:10 - Watch the habit 3:55 - Holiday Sale 7:25 - Time to upgrade 11:50 - Align with image 15:25 - Holiday Parties 17:15 - Gift Exchange 19:03 - Don't go halfway 21:30 - Gift giving? 24:18 - THANKS OLVIN! 28:45 - Think about your business
33 minutes | Nov 1, 2018
#47 | What about Black Belts?
It takes way less effort to maintain relationships and keep current students training than it does to continuously find new students to replace the ones you lose. Building a solid black belt program is a fantastic way to motivate and maintain long term customer success.
34 minutes | Oct 30, 2018
#46 | Ways to Keep Your Students for the Long Term
Building a winning program starts with gratitude and authenticity. When you respect and wow your customers while providing a service that they both need and enjoy, everyone wins. Check out our seven ways to keep customers engaged.
30 minutes | Oct 23, 2018
#45 | Signs of the Quitting Student
One extremely important task a successful martial arts school will consistently perform is monitoring the motivation and engagement of their students. It is common to skip this task because of the need to search for leads and potential new students. The vital component to growing a martial arts school is not losing students. Join us as we discuss the common signs to look for and what to do about it.
34 minutes | Oct 19, 2018
#44 | Are you WOWing your customers?
Change the game. When a business is customer centric and focuses on not just satisfying customers but WOWING them, they will tell everyone they know about you and your business.
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