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WTF Gym Talk is a no BS resource for owners looking to own an actual business instead of just the gym. The rise of CrossFit gave way to a surge of entrepreneurs who wanted to open their own micro-gym. However, opening a business and staying in business are two completely different things.

WTF Gym Talk is a no BS resource for owners looking to own an actual business instead of just the gym. The rise of CrossFit gave way to a surge of entrepreneurs who wanted to open their own micro-gym. However, opening a business and staying in business are two completely different things.
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WTF Gym Talk is a no BS resource for owners looking to own an actual business instead of just the gym. The rise of CrossFit gave way to a surge of entrepreneurs who wanted to open their own micro-gym. However, opening a business and staying in business are two completely different things.

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Episodes

Holiday Schedule

11/20/2018
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If you're feeling burnt out or jaded because you're overworked and underpaid - then please take my advice during this holiday season.

Duration:00:07:33

Stop Being A Pussy

11/16/2018
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Fear. It's real. But when you really analyze it and when/where it pops up...it can be very telling as to what you NEED to be doing. Fear is more of an indicator sometimes in business than it is a chemical process. Give this one a listen and let me know... What are you afraid of in your business right now???

Duration:00:15:39

Getting Your Boot Camp to Convert to CrossFit

11/15/2018
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CrossFit Tuff sent over a great series of questions a while back and I completely blanked on getting back to them....so here it is. "How do I maximize my space/efficiency when running multiple programs at once?"

Duration:00:11:47

New Long Form Content

11/14/2018
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Brand new, weekly, long form content will now be available only on YouTube. It can be cut into podcast audio because of the over the top visual nature of those videos, so get over to YouTube and subscribe!

Duration:00:03:44

Who Were You Before You Became A Coach/Owner?

11/14/2018
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the WHY and WHAT behind your business is directly influenced by WHO you are as a business... your creed your belief system your core values got em' or nah? taken from this years Iron + Mortar Summit (2018)

Duration:00:06:15

QnA From The UK

11/12/2018
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Dan Bond, owner of CrossFit Fort-Ashton in the UK, came through with some questions that I'm sure some of you are currently dealing with as well.. "Classes are getting to capacity...how do I handle that? "I need more coaches for certain classes, but they are hard to come by!" "Should I make a price raise video vs. sending an email?

Duration:00:07:47

My Advice To A Growing Gym

11/8/2018
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One of my favorite interactions with microgym owners is having them on-site at Urban MVMNT. I get a chance to share what we've created here and then I get to learn about where that gym came from, where it is now and where it wants to go. Recently, Sean Eaton, owner of Crossfit Core Fitness, came through and we got to jam on the entire spectrum of scaling a gym, implementing PT First, continuing ed for coaches and more.

Duration:01:09:23

My Thoughts on OPEX + the Individual Design Model

11/6/2018
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During my time at the 2nd annual Iron+Mortar Summit, I had the pleasure to speak alongside James Fitzgerald + Jim Crowell with OPEX. In our small group intensives with the participants, I was asked my thoughts on the OPEX model and the delivery vehicle of fitness that is Individual Design. I have gone through the CCP courses, I've had Jim + James on my podcast and I've had the immense pleasure of watching their network grow into what it is today. That being said - I am NOT a representative...

Duration:00:19:57

Creating a Podcast For Your Microgym

11/1/2018
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And I think one of the biggest internal Mark Kane plays we will see you in 2019 our gym is creating internal podcasts for their current membership. In this episode, I layout my thoughts and strategies as how to best execute this.

Duration:00:10:12

Test Outs + PT First For Experienced CrossFitters

10/11/2018
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This is an old one, but I found it in the archives and I don't think it ever got published. So here ya go. How to sell "experienced" CrossFitters on the PT First model via a "test out"

Duration:00:05:45

Performance Based Compensation

10/10/2018
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Are feather flags effective outdoor marketing? What are the downsides to only paying employees hourly? Do I have any thoughts on the MadLab Group's performance based compensation belief? ...watch the video. it's all in there.

Duration:00:16:45

Jam Sesh With Local Microgym Owners (full audio)

10/8/2018
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The amazing crew over at Sweatnet Charlotte + I have been working on bringing together studio and gym owners in our city. Creating a venue where we can all collab, commiserate, share best practices and work together to build better businesses. This is a lengthy one, but I gurantee it's worth the watch. It's also uploaded on the podcast as well if you don't have 40 minutes stare at a screen. Here's the biggest takeaway: Do this in your city. Be a leader. Start a movement. Build something...

Duration:00:48:20

Rachele Brenke, Fit Legally

10/6/2018
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Rachele is a badass. Lawyer. Entreprenuer. Cancer Survivor. Team USA Aquathlon. Triathlete. Mother of 5. The list goes on. But what I'm mostly interested in with Rachele is her knowledge in helping gym owners understand the type of IP (trademarks vs. copyright vs. patent), understanding non-competes and creating membership agreements that won't leave you holding the bag. You'll enjoy this one.

Duration:01:00:12

Go Listen To My Interview on The Mind Muscle Project

10/5/2018
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https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dont-apologise-for-being-crossfit-gym-be-unapologetic/id934619356?i=1000421068294&mt=2

Duration:00:00:49

Rachele Brenke, Fit Legally

10/1/2018
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Rachele is a badass. Lawyer. Entreprenuer. Cancer Survivor. Team USA Aquathlon. Triathlete. Mother of 5. The list goes on. But what I'm mostly interested in with Rachele is her knowledge in helping gym owners understand the type of IP (trademarks vs. copyright vs. patent), understanding non-competes and creating membership agreements that won't leave you holding the bag. You'll enjoy this one.

Duration:00:17:11

What Is A Head Coach?

9/27/2018
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My dude Mike Archangel from Archangel CrossFit in AZ came through with a question regarding head coaches - What are the duties/responsibilities of a head coach? How many hours should your leadership team players be working/week? Sure, Mike. I'll give it a go.

Duration:00:09:57

Build Something Bigger Than You

9/24/2018
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Don't build the gym or studio YOU would love. Go beyond that. Building something that initially and prominently serves you first is going to prove to be a very expensive & unsuccessful endeavor.

Duration:00:11:11

How to Get 188+ Leads Without Facebook Ads or Funnels

9/21/2018
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the video of this on my Facebook biz page is def. better...but you'll get the idea.

Duration:00:09:39

Goal Boards. Ugly? Yes. Profitable? Maybe.

9/17/2018
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CrossFit Awaken was nice enough to shoot me over a video on how he's used his 30 Day Goal Board to generate new revenue. So I figured I'd chime in and help enhance that strategy.

Duration:00:06:15

Steal...But Make Sure To Then Make It Your Own

9/11/2018
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I'm all for stealing. All for it. What I think is fucking lazy is plagiarizing word for word or play by play something. I don't even care that you took something from someone else. That's not what bothers me. What bothers me is this is a huge tell that you are going to get crushed in this game if you can't spark your own design + creative part of the brain. Steal to spark inspiration, but then make it your own.

Duration:00:07:03