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The Fitness Business School with Pat Rigsby

Pat Rigsby is a serial entrepreneur and business coach helping others build their Ideal Business. The Fitness Business School is here to share stories of successful entrepreneurs who have built successful, lifestyle friendly businesses and teach you to do the same. Find out more at www.PatRigsby.com
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Jul 22, 2024

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

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In today's episode, Pat discusses the crucial importance of saying no and how it impacts business owners and their lives. He reflects on the insights gathered from recent mastermind meetings with business owners, emphasizing the trade-offs involved in every decision. Pat highlights how saying yes to certain tasks can mean saying no to more productive or fulfilling opportunities. He underscores the need for intentionality in managing time, suggesting strategies like weekly and daily planning to ensure that one's actions align with their long-term goals and values. The episode serves as a reminder for business owners to be deliberate in their choices to foster both personal and professional growth. 

00:00 Introduction: The Power of Saying No
00:16 Insights from Mastermind Meetings
01:13 The Hidden Costs of Saying Yes
02:42 Time: Our Most Valuable Resource
03:22 Evolving as a Business Owner
04:23 The Trap of Low-Level Tasks
05:02 Balancing Business and Personal Life
05:54 Intentional Planning for Success
07:05 Conclusion: Be Choosy with Your Yeses

Jul 15, 2024

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

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...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

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Jul 8, 2024

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

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In this episode of the Fitness Business School podcast, Pat discusses the benefits of attending Perform Better summits. He emphasizes the value of live events for fitness professionals, arguing that in-person attendance offers unique opportunities not available through online learning alone. These include direct access to presenters for personalized advice, networking with industry leaders, and stepping away from daily tasks to focus strategically on business improvement. Patrick shares his own positive experiences from the recent Perform Better summit in Orlando, highlighting the long-term professional relationships and collaborations fostered at such events. The episode concludes with a special offer for listeners to participate in an Ideal Business Diagnostic evaluation to identify growth opportunities for their fitness business.

 

Jul 1, 2024

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

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The Role of Hustle in Building Your Ideal Fitness Business In this episode of the Fitness Business School podcast, host Pat Rigsby delves into the critical role hustle plays in the success of a fitness business. He shares his own entrepreneurial journey, highlighting the early struggles, long hours, and sacrifices that paved the way to his ideal business. Pat emphasizes that an ideal business is earned through hard work and perseverance, rather than instant success. Listeners are encouraged to focus on the fundamentals and understand that momentum and success come from consistent effort. The episode concludes with an exclusive offer for a free 'ideal business diagnostic' to help fitness business owners identify and address their most vital needs for growth and improvement.

00:00 Introduction to Hustle in Business

01:12 Personal Journey: From Rags to Hustle

02:21 Building the Foundation: Early Struggles

04:28 The Importance of Earning Your Ideal Business

07:30 Sustaining Momentum and Avoiding Burnout

10:13 Creating Your Ideal Business

11:47 Special Offer: Ideal Business Diagnostic

Jun 24, 2024

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

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In this episode of the Fitness Business School Podcast, Patrick discusses whether things can be too simple in the context of running a fitness business. He emphasizes the importance of simplifying complex ideas without oversimplifying human behavior, marketing strategies, and business operations. By sharing personal experiences and insights, Patrick explains the potential pitfalls of an overly simplistic view and encourages business owners to understand and address the complexities of their clients' and employees' lives. He also introduces an Ideal Business Diagnostic tool to help fitness business owners pinpoint and address their business's most vital needs.

00:00 Introduction and Episode Overview

00:27 The Art of Simplifying Complex Ideas

02:17 The Pitfalls of Oversimplification

05:51 Understanding the Buyer’s Journey

08:03 Balancing Simplicity and Complexity in Business

12:57 Conclusion and Special Offer

Jun 17, 2024

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

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Mastering the Flywheel Effect for Sustainable Business Growth In this episode of the Fitness Business School podcast, Patrick talks about the critical concept of the flywheel effect introduced in the book 'Good to Great' by Jim Collins. He discusses how consistent effort, perseverance, and the compounding effect of small improvements lead to meaningful, lasting business success. Through real-world examples from top-level fitness entrepreneurs who have seen significant growth, Patrick underscores the importance of building a solid foundation and not relying on quick fixes or singular marketing tactics. He encourages listeners to implement and optimize systems step-by-step to create a robust and resilient business, and concludes with a special offer for an ideal business diagnostic to help pinpoint the next steps for growth.

00:00 Introduction to the Flywheel Effect

00:27 Understanding the Flywheel Effect

01:46 Real-Life Success Stories

03:32 The Misconception of Quick Fixes

06:30 Building a Strong Foundation

09:01 The Long-Term Benefits of the Flywheel Effect

14:21 Conclusion and Special Offer

Jun 10, 2024

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

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Lessons from Outside the Industry: How to Innovate Your Fitness Business

In this episode of the Fitness Business School podcast, Pat shares insights from his past experiences that have significantly influenced his approach to business, including his time as a college baseball coach and entrepreneur. He discusses how looking outside one's own industry for inspiration and innovation can provide unique advantages. Pat also emphasizes the importance of adapting ideas to fit specific markets and resources. The episode concludes with an invitation to participate in a free diagnostic to evaluate and improve your fitness business, aiming to help you build a business you love and that pays well, while allowing you to have a positive impact and an enjoyable lifestyle.

 00:00 Introduction and Episode Overview

00:32 Reflecting on Early Career Lessons

01:05 Innovative Approaches in Coaching

02:42 Marketing Strategies and Business Growth

03:28 Challenges and Adaptations in Training Business

06:40 Franchising and Conversion Strategies

08:32 Differentiation and Market Positioning

09:54 Adapting Ideas to Your Business

12:28 Conclusion and Special Offer

Jun 3, 2024

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

 

Three Keys to Success for Business Owners

In this episode of the Fitness Business School podcast, Pat Rigsby shares three critical practices that successful business owners consistently follow. He emphasizes the importance of proximity to other high achievers, a deep focus on the fundamentals, and thinking like an investor rather than a day trader. Pat discusses the impact of these strategies on long-term success and stability in the fitness industry.

00:00 Introduction and Episode Overview
00:27 Reflecting on Personal Milestones
01:32 Proximity to High Achievers
05:19 Focus on Fundamentals
09:09 Thinking Like an Investor
14:32 Conclusion and Special Offer

May 27, 2024

Scaling Success: Coaching Moms and Business Owners with Holly Rigsby

In this special episode of the Fitness Business School podcast, Pat Rigsby is joined by his wife, Holly Rigsby, a pioneering fitness coach for moms. Holly shares her journey from launching a fitness product, 'Fit Yummy Mummy,' in 2007 to developing an impactful online community. She discusses the challenges and successes of running transformation challenges, the importance of accountability, and the delicate balance between simplifying processes and achieving significant results. Holly also delves into her role in the 'Win the Week' program and how principles used to coach moms are now empowering fitness business owners. This episode emphasizes the significance of consistent effort, overcoming overwhelm, and the potential of deep, focused coaching over attempting to use multiple platforms simultaneously.

00:00 Welcome to the Fitness Business School Podcast
00:24 Special Guest: Holly's Journey in Fitness and Business
01:58 The Evolution of Holly's Fitness Product for Moms
06:00 Mastering Online Challenges and Community Building
10:07 Applying Fitness Coaching Strategies to Business Owners
19:18 Deep Dive into Marketing and Social Media Strategies
30:41 The Power of Going Deeper, Not Wider, in Coaching
32:14 The Ideal Business: A Personal and Professional Journey
39:38 Closing Thoughts and Special Announcement

May 20, 2024

Today, Pat sits down to talk with Hank Ebeling. Hank Ebeling is a sought-after speaker and small-business entrepreneur and the founder and owner of H4 Training gyms. He's built his career on a passion for customer service and customer experience, and today helps other small business owners transform their customer service. Hank hosts his popular Success Trails Podcast which focuses on small business owners and their success. Hank recently authored the book Crushing the Competition with Service, which is available on Amazon.

Connect with Hank:
Facebook:
@hankebelingiv
Instagram:
@hankebeling
LinkedIn:
@hankebeling

Link for Hank's free SUPERHERO CUSTOMER SERVICE: 13 POINT CHECKLIST
https://hankebeling.com/free-checklist

 

In this episode of the Fitness Business School podcast, Pat Rigsby interviews Hank Ebeling, a success story in the fitness industry known for his focus on customer service, customer success, and creating a positive customer experience. Hank, who started his career in hospitality and now owns H4 Training, delves into the importance of customer service in differentiating a business in the competitive fitness landscape. With his experiences from starting in a high-end hotel in Las Vegas to running two successful training facilities near Chicago, Hank shares his journey and the strategies that helped him build a durable business focused on service. He explains the concept of his LTS method (Leadership, Team, Systems, and Strategies) which is central to implementing a service-first culture, akin to the Ritz Carlton level of client experience. This service-focused approach has not only retained clients but has also turned them into advocates, underlining the power of exceptional customer service as a competitive advantage and marketing tool.

00:00 Welcome to the Fitness Business School Podcast
00:26 Introducing Hank Ebeling: A Master of Customer Service
01:45 The Foundation of H4 Training: Service Above All
05:02 Scaling Success: Replicating Exceptional Service
06:39 Overcoming Challenges in Cultivating a Service Culture
08:21 The Onboarding Process: Building a Service-Minded Team
10:52 Maintaining Service Excellence: Team Meetings and Client Feedback
12:10 Learning from the Best: Ritz Carlton's Influence
17:08 Standing Out in a Competitive Fitness Industry
22:36 Expanding Impact: From Gym Owner to Industry Coach
27:12 Closing Thoughts and Future Plans

 

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

-

Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

--

Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

 

May 13, 2024

The Reality of Achieving Sustainable Business Growth

In this episode of the Fitness Business School podcast, the host shares insights on building a successful business through consistent, incremental progress rather than quick fixes. Drawing from personal experience and examples from the fitness industry, the discussion emphasizes the importance of continual improvement, refining business models, and building a strong brand reputation over time. The episode debunks the myth of overnight success, often portrayed in marketing, and highlights the value of patience, strategic planning, and the compound effect of small wins. Additionally, listeners are offered a special diagnostic tool to help identify their business's needs for growth and improvement, with the opportunity to schedule a free, risk-free evaluation for personalized guidance.

00:00 Introduction to Building Your Ideal Fitness Business
00:29 Real-World Insights and Incremental Growth
01:53 The Reality of Quick Success and Its Pitfalls
06:11 Consistent Improvement: The Key to Long-Term Success
09:05 Applying Fitness Principles to Business Growth
10:27 Closing Thoughts and Special Offer

 

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

-

Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

--

Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

May 10, 2024

Strategies for Growing Your Training Business to $15,000 a Month

Listen in as Pat shares practical strategies and insights for growing a training business to generate $15,000 per month consistently. In this coaching session, he discusses the importance of understanding and connecting with your target market, whether it's for an offline or online business, and emphasizes the fundamental business principles that apply to both. Topics include identifying your ideal client, crafting compelling offers, efficient client conversion methods, and creating a scalable business model. Various aspects of business growth, like connect, convert, and coach, are elaborated upon, including practical tips on community engagement, leveraging gatekeepers in your community, and crafting offers that resonate with your target audience. The discussion also covers managing and scaling business operations beyond the initial revenue goal, addressing potential challenges, and the importance of continuously engaging with both new and existing clients to ensure sustainable growth.

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For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

-

Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

--

Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

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00:00 Kicking Off the Live Stream with Excitement
00:31 Introducing the Team Behind the Scenes
01:17 Unlocking $15,000 a Month in Your Training Business
03:53 The Three Pillars of Business Success: Connect, Convert, Coach
04:57 Deep Dive into the 'Connect' Phase: Understanding Your Ideal Client
08:16 Crafting a Compelling Offer: The Key to Conversion
13:03 Finding and Engaging Your Ideal Clients
20:06 Scaling Your Business Beyond $15,000 a Month
28:02 Actionable Steps to Identify and Connect with Your Ideal Client
32:29 Understanding Customer Readiness and Follow-Up Strategies
34:02 Exploring Different Networking Tools and Platforms
35:47 Demonstrating Value Through Various Channels
37:22 Invitation and Service Delivery Strategies
38:00 Scaling Your Business: Strategies and Considerations
40:20 Interactive Q&A: Applying Concepts to Your Business
41:10 Identifying and Leveraging Gatekeepers in Your Community
46:02 Effective Approaches to Local Business Collaboration
47:48 Optimizing Offers and Pricing for Business Growth
58:27 Concluding Remarks and Next Steps

May 6, 2024

Unlocking the Secret to Sustainable Business Growth

In this episode of the fitness business school podcast, Pat dives deep into the foundational concept crucial for growing your business — the importance of strategic thinking over relying on fleeting tactics. Through his personal journey and observations in the fitness industry, the host stresses that the secret to sustainable business success is not about attaching oneself to the latest trend or tactic. Instead, it involves understanding how to think about building your business for longevity and effectiveness. The episode covers the transition from selling one-on-one fitness packages in high-end studios to adopting more inclusive and economically resilient models like boot camps and group training. It also critiques the transient efficacy of tactics like those offered by Groupon or transformation challenges, highlighting cases where businesses faced downfall after the hype dried up. The message is clear: true growth and scalability come from a deep understanding of your business's core objectives, the market you're serving, and applying systems and strategies aligned with this understanding. The host encourages fitness business owners to focus on this strategic approach to build a business they love, which is both impactful and sustainable. The episode is not just a critique but offers a solution by introducing listeners to a diagnostic tool designed to help pinpoint what their business needs next to continue growing.

00:00 Unlocking the Secret to Business Growth
00:29 The Evolution of Fitness Business Strategies
01:52 The Power of Strategic Thinking Over Tactics
03:11 Adapting to Market Changes and Client Needs
03:49 Learning from the Past: Tactical Pitfalls and Successes
05:16 The Importance of a Strategic Mindset in Business Coaching
07:41 Building a Business That Thrives: Beyond Tactics
09:11 How to Think Like a Successful Business Owner
10:47 Applying Strategic Thinking to Your Business
21:57 The Secret to Building Your Ideal Fitness Business

 

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

-

Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

Apr 29, 2024

Unveiling the Operational Genius Behind Fitness Industry Successes

This episode of the Fitness Business School podcast features Pat Rigsby and his guest Matt Sizemore, an operations expert in the fitness industry. They discuss Matt's journey and contributions to the fitness business, highlighting the importance of operations and tech in the success of fitness professionals and business owners. The conversation covers the evolution of fitness products, the importance of personalization in services, and the impact of fostering relationships with clients. Additionally, the podcast touches on the benefits of creating an ideal business that supports both financial goals and personal lifestyle. Matt shares his insights on the biggest needle movers for business owners, including the value of consistent communication with email lists and the need to track the sales pipeline effectively. The episode also explores the personal side of entrepreneurship, with examples from Matt's family and their ventures into business and self-employment. Lastly, Pat announces a special offer for listeners to undergo a free diagnostic to help pinpoint and address their business's vital needs.

00:00 Welcome to the Fitness Business School Podcast
00:26 Introducing Operations Guru Matt Sizemore
02:17 The Power Behind the Scenes: Matt's Role and Impact
14:41 Exploring the Evolution of Fitness Business and Operations
18:48 Personalization and the Future of Fitness Business
20:00 Family Influence: Entrepreneurship Across Generations
25:40 The Ideal Business: Blending Professional and Personal Life
29:24 Key Strategies for Fitness Business Owners
33:45 Closing Thoughts and Special Offer Announcement

 

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

-

Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

Apr 22, 2024

Fitness Business Growth with Fred Zoller

This episode of the fitness business school podcast features an interview with Fred Zoller, a successful fitness business owner and coach. Pat introduces a series focusing on team members' journeys. Fred shares his extensive experience in the fitness industry, starting from managing a training business in a commercial club to owning multiple fitness locations with a combined income close to $2 million annually. He talks about the transition from personal training to adopting a semi-private model and eventually growing his facilities to include a wide range of services, all while maintaining a focus on charity work and community involvement. Fred’s transition into the Anytime Fitness franchise before COVID-19 and his strategic approach to marketing and business growth strategies are also discussed. The podcast underscores the importance of building an ideal business that not only achieves financial success but also makes a positive impact on the community and allows for a fulfilling personal life.

00:00 Welcome to the Fitness Business School Podcast
01:18 Introducing Fred Zoller: A Fitness Business Journey
02:46 The Evolution of Fred's Fitness Empire
19:14 Mastering Marketing and Expanding the Business
25:30 Fred's Future Plans and Closing Thoughts

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Apr 17, 2024

The Real Path to Success in the Fitness Business

This episode of the Fitness Business School podcast debunks common misconceptions about achieving success in the fitness industry. Pat argues against the simplistic and linear models often presented in network marketing and sales strategies, such as the notion that success follows a straightforward, mathematical path. Instead, the discussion emphasizes the importance of realism, acknowledging the non-linear and unpredictable nature of business growth and the need for persistence and adaptation. The podcast covers various examples, including weight loss expectations and investment returns, to illustrate that progress often involves peaks and valleys rather than a steady incline. The host encourages business owners to focus on their unique skills, market knowledge, and continuous improvement rather than relying solely on formulaic approaches. Additionally, the episode offers listeners an exclusive opportunity to participate in a diagnostic evaluation to identify and address their business's needs for further growth.

00:00 Introduction to Success in Fitness Business
00:28 Debunking the Myth of Linear Progress
02:07 Realistic Expectations and Strategies for Growth
06:30 The Importance of Resilience and Adaptability
09:06 Concluding Thoughts and Special Offer

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

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Apr 15, 2024

Empowering Fitness Entrepreneurs: Building Your Ideal Business

In this episode of the Fitness Business School podcast, hosted by Pat Rigsby, the focus is on guiding fitness business owners towards achieving their goals and transforming their ventures into their ideal businesses. Pat Rigsby emphasizes the importance of value exchange over value extraction in the fitness industry, highlighting the role of business owners as coaches, mentors, and guides in helping their clients achieve their personal best. Through anecdotes of client successes, including multiple-figure business sales and awards, he illustrates the potential for growth and transformation both for clients and business owners. He introduces the concept of the 'ideal business diagnostic,' a tool designed to help entrepreneurs identify areas for improvement and steps to take their businesses to the next level. The episode concludes with an invitation for listeners to undergo this free diagnostic to pinpoint their businesses' needs and outlines how to contact him for this opportunity.

00:00 Introduction to Becoming the Owner You Want to Be
00:26 The Essence of Value Exchange in Business
03:36 The Role of a Coach in Transforming Lives
05:23 The Journey of Growth and Success
06:39 The Fulfillment of Helping Others Transform
07:22 The Trade-offs for Growth and Success
08:06 Closing Thoughts and Special Offer

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

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...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

Apr 12, 2024

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

Apr 10, 2024

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

Apr 8, 2024

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

Apr 5, 2024

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

Apr 3, 2024

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

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Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

Apr 1, 2024

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

-

Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

--

Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

Mar 29, 2024

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

-

Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

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Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

Mar 27, 2024

For Pat's Free Bundle of Best Selling Books: https://patrigsby.com/podgift/

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Want a surge of new clients and revenue over the next 6 Weeks with ZERO FEE and no obligation to continue? If you’re a current business owner who wants to add 50K or more in annual revenue over the next 12 month, you can Test Drive our coaching program for 6 Weeks with no fee or even an obligation to continue as a way to demonstrate how we can help you grow your business. No strings attached. No obligation. You get our best coaching and tools...and hopefully, you'll love it enough that you want to keep working together.   Learn more here: https://patrigsby.com/iba-six-weeks

-

Complete Your Ideal Business Scorecard. There is a proven framework to creating your Ideal Business. Find out how you score across the 8 Ideal Business Rules -

https://patrigsby.com/scorecard

--

Join Fitness Lead Academy. If you'd like to get more leads and clients but don't want to pay for an Agency to run your ads...visit

http://fitnessleadacademy.com/

...we'll be opening territories again soon and those who reply will go to the front of the line.

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