In 2002, Chuck Runyon revolutionized the fitness industry when he and Dave Mortensen co-founded Anytime Fitness.
For his unprecedented and unique contributions to the fitness industry, in 2009, Chuck was honoured as the “John McCarthy Industry Visionary of the Year” by the (IHRSA).
More recently, he was honoured by Chief Executive magazine with its inaugural “Leadership” award for his commitment to investing in people and relationships. Under his leadership, Anytime Fitness has earned numerous industry accolades, including:
• “The #1 Top Global Franchise”
• “One of America’s Most Promising Companies”
• “The Fastest-Growing Fitness Club in the world”
• “The Best Place to Work in Minnesota”
During this interview, Chuck shares his experience on staying focused in a busy environment, he talks about the importance of the people in our businesses and he tells us the key traits to be a great leader.