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Pete Cohen is a motivational speaker, former personal trainer, and serial entrepreneur who built a weight-loss program that he sold for £2.5 million. He credits coaching with helping him to overcome his fear of stepping out to take chances, setting the stage for his subsequent success.
The fitness industry is filled with “millions of little islands”--business owners trying to figure everything out on their own--but the more the owners get together, the stronger they’ll all be. Hear Jake Steinfeld, actor, fitness trainer, and founder of Body by Jake, FitTV, and Major League Lacrosse offer his thoughts on overcoming obstacles such as stuttering, and the importance of “Don’t Quit!” as a philosophy that creates later success.
Jake Steinfeld tells his entrepreneurial story and recommends thinking of your fitness business as a “lean horse for a long race.” If you’re passionate and there’s a plan, and you’re willing to build a foundation to build your brand, you will succeed in time. Jake would know: He is an actor, fitness trainer, and founder of Body by Jake, FitTV, and Major League Lacrosse.
His mother brutally murdered when he was a child, motivational speaker Richard McCann speaks on tragic losses, unproductive responses to them, and authentic presentation and public speaking
In this video, Dan explains that pursuing your dreams is full of obstacles, and explains what will drive you over those obstacles.
CRM software firm Infusionsoft’s Chief Customer Officer and Co-Founder Scott Martineau tells a personal story of how he started Infusionsoft with “just a couple of guys with an idea” and that he didn’t know what he was doing. He suffered the business owner’s dilemma: You are passionate about an idea, but struggling with how to bring the idea to market.
Tony Horton, the creator of fitness program P90X says exactly what he thinks as he describes his modest start in the fitness industry, his real motivations, and how too many fitness business owners fail to walk the talk, especially on nutrition. Are you modeling the correct nutritional practices? See what Tony Horton has to say.
James Fitzgerald, the founder of OPEX and winner of the 2007 CrossFit Games explains balance and self-mastery are keys to overcoming the counterproductive thoughts that downgrade your life experience. How much time you spend on negative judgments … or greed … or things that slow you up? Balance is not countering negative thoughts with positive thoughts, but instead detaching from both the lows and the highs.
Hal Elrod, author of the Miracle Morning, describes what it takes to overcome serious setbacks. In Elrod’s case, that meant overcoming a near-fatal vehicle accident, and a period of recovery and success, overcoming a new set of obstacles. One key he offers is the idea of the “miracle morning,” where his routine first thing in the morning sets the tone (and productivity) for the rest of the day. Many people swear by “miracle morning.”
Tune in as we talk one on one with the mastermind behind P90X, Tony Horton.