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After an initial boom-and-bust, Jim Ridley took the harder, steeper path to rebuilding--and became the successful business owner he always wanted to be.
Jim Ridley has been an NPE client since 2011. In his first year, Jim experienced explosive growth, going from $18k a year to $165k a year. But he rested on his laurels, over-spent (and went into $20k in debt), and sales began to slide. Unprofitable years and sleepless nights followed.
Here Karry recounts how NPE helped her take the steps that turned around her business and how one success after another grew her confidence in her ability to get results. After 17 months as an NPE client, both her studios now make a 40% net profit. Revenues have more than tripled. And starting at 50 members, she now has 315. As a result, NPE clients in the Asia-Pacific region have voted her 2017 NPE Asia-Pacific Client of the Year.
Karry Levine is 2017 NPE Asia-Pacific Client of the Year and owner of Altitude Pole & Fitness in Auckland, NZ, and Christchurch, NZ. She discusses the challenges of starting her business, especially believing that she could make money doing something she loved.
How often does fear hold you back? Too many business owners allow their fears to consume their thoughts. Fear holds them back from making critical...
A little more than a year ago, two brothers sat in their gym’s office with their NPE coach and Sean Greeley, trying to decide if they were done.
When you first meet Stuart Polwarth, it doesn’t take long to realize that he’s a special kind of person.
Julie grew up in a poor country town with her father, but he taught her she could do anything if she just believed in herself.
Tim grew up with teachers consistently telling his parents that he wouldn’t become anything.
Anthony and Sal had a successful outdoor bootcamp until they moved its location and dropped to just five clients.
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