Carol Michaels is the owner of Carol Michaels Fitness and Recovery Fitness which is a cancer exercise program developed to improve recovery from cancer surgery and treatments. She is also the IDEA Personal Trainer of the year for 2016.
During this interview she talks about her journey to building Recovery Fitness and she also gives us an insight into how she approached and established relationships with the medical industry to help develop and support the program.
Also coming up later in the show is another amazing woman in fitness, Jessica Glazer. I first came across Jess on my Instagram feed. It was her image of a Fitness game for kids that got my attention and I soon found out Jess is an incredible role model and advocate for keeping kids fit, and she shares today a few of the ways she has made fitness FUN!
Ilana Wechsler is the founder and director of Green Arrow Digital, and she is a former data analyst turned pay per click (PPC) expert.
She has worked at many of the global financial institutions but switched careers many years ago when she finally gave in to her passion for PPC and online marketing. She is truly passionate about working closely with her clients and also teaching businesses how to run profitable ad campaigns themselves, without needing an agency.
During today's interview, Ilana defines all the most frequently used terms in Facebook advertising, and she tells us about the importance of pixels and conversion tracking.
Emmett Williams is an entrepreneur and leader in the health and fitness industry who has turned around an international marketing company located in Australia, built or purchased 7 health clubs, and helped create a commercial gym equipment distribution company.
Five years ago, Emmett relocated to the United States to co-found the international wearable technology start-up MYZONE INC. For anyone that's not familiar with MYZONE, it is a wearable heart rate based system that uses wireless and cloud technology to monitor physical activity.
As MYZONE approaches its 6th anniversary the business has progressed from a startup technology company to a market leader in the commercial fitness niche.Emmett, just a few weeks ago, was entered into the Fitness Australia Roll of Honour.
During this interview, Emmett talks to us about technology – specifically how technology and data can come together to help drive customer connection, member engagement and growth for fitness business owners.
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.
Susan Fowler implores leaders to stop trying to motivate people. In her bestselling book, "WHY MOTIVATING PEOPLE DOESN’T WORK… AND WHAT DOES: The New Science of Leading, Engaging, and Energizing," Susan educates leaders on motivation best practices based on solid science communicated through compelling storytelling, case studies, and real-life examples.
Susan is dedicated to providing leaders around the world with a cutting-edge framework, dynamic model, and pragmatic course of action to shape workplaces where people flourish while producing sustainable results.
Susan is a professor in the Masters of Science in Executive Leadership program for the University of San Diego. She is a global speaker, consultant, trainer, and coach. She is also the author of by-lined articles, peer-reviewed research, and six books, including the bestselling "Self Leadership and The One Minute Manager" with Ken Blanchard.