The Mastermind Panel Solving The Covid-19 Challenges You Are Facing.
Our panel of experts understand the pain you are currently in with compulsory closures, members suspending, grappling with virtual or on-line programming, members cancelling and the numerous staff issues. They'll share their top idea for where you are currently.
They want to help you maximise this 'quiet' time with strategies, plans and actions for post COVID-19.
Darren Jacobson is the Senior Vice President of Instructor Programming for Zumba Fitness LLC based in Miami. He holds a bachelors degree in Human Movement Science and is a featured writer for numerous fitness industry publications. In addition, Darren sits on the IDEA Program Directors Committee, and is an IHRSA industry expert in the field of Personal training. Darren was previously with the Virgin Active Group in South Africa as the Head of Product for their chain of 100 plus Health clubs. Darren is a recognised speaker at most major international fitness conventions including IHRSA, IDEA, CAN-FIT-PRO and FILEX and has presented at conventions across South Africa, Canada the USA and Asia.
Dennis Yu is the Chief Executive Officer of BlitzMetrics, a digital marketing company which partners with schools to train young adults.
Dennis’s program centers around mentorship, helping students grow their expertise to manage social campaigns for enterprise clients like the Golden State Warriors, Nike, and Rosetta Stone.
He’s an internationally recognized lecturer in Facebook Marketing and has spoken in 17 countries, spanning 5 continents, including keynotes at L2E, Gultaggen, and Marketo Summit.
Scott Stratten, is the President of Un-Marketing.
Scott is a Disruptive and UN-traditional Sales, Marketing, Branding & Relationship Expert.
As the president of Un-Marketing, he has transformed how corporations, like PepsiCo, Century 21, Fidelity and Microsoft do business, with radical insights on how to engage better with customers through social and viral marketing.
Named a top 5 social media power influencer by Forbes.com, Scott elevates the conversation by putting the focus back on what matters most to current and potential buyers. Values like trust, authenticity, relationships and service. In 2018, Scott was inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame.
Jason Stowell is the Health & Wellness Consultant to JCC's of America.
With over twenty-four years of experience, Jason has sold over 18,000 individual fitness agreements making him one of the top sales performers in the health and wellness industry.
Bill Flynn has more than thirty years of experience working for, and advising, hundreds of companies, including startups, where he has a long track record of success.
He’s had five successful outcomes, two IPOs, and seven acquisitions, including a turnaround during the 2008 financial crisis.
He is a sought-after speaker for Vistage, YPO, and well-known business conferences. Bill is also a multi-certified growth coach, is Certified with Distinction in the Foundations of NeuroLeadership and is a Certified Predictive Index Partner.
His upcoming book Further, Faster - The Vital Few Steps that Take the Guesswork out of Growth is due out in March 2020.
Ben Midgley is the Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner Crunch Franchising,
Ben is a 27 year veteran of the fitness industry and the only person in the industry to serve as the CEO and President of the 2 largest and fastest growing full size high value low price franchisees.
Ben has led the growth of Crunch Franchising from concept to one of the largest and fastest growing companies in the industry and is regularly featured in prominent business publications and programming.
He co-Authored - with his father - the book, Golden Circle Secrets, and on release it reached the #1 ranking on Amazon.com for Sales Management and Customer Service books. He is also a contributing writer to Forbes.com.
Robert Jackson is a Bay Area native, Founder and CEO of Forma Gym, a Club Industry top 100 club, and is the creator of Fitness BI. Serving more than 1800 health club locations in the US and Canada, Fitness BI is the Business Intelligence platform of choice for top brands including, Crunch Fitness, Retro Fitness, Golds Gym, Planet Fitness, Chuze, EOS Fitness and many more. Recently named one of the Bay Area's 40 people under the age of 40, Jackson personally works with many top operators to uncover hidden insights and bring to life stories found within millions of rows of data.
Emma Barry consults to the fastest-growing segments in the sector: boutique studios, budget clubs, digital workouts and fit-tech start-ups and Tracy Minnoch -Nuku has grown up in the fitness industry, from starting as an 18-year old “aerobics” teacher through to managing personal training and group training teams in New Zealand.
In this episode they join us to discuss 3 key metrics we should improve around customer service, Action steps to achieve the result for each metric, Tips to remain focused on your New Years customer service resolution
Ken Weichert, better known as “SGT Ken" is an award-winning international speaker, six-time US Army Soldier of the Year, Master Fitness Trainer, Master Resilience Trainer, Counterintelligence Agent and decorated combat veteran.
Ken is a Certified Speaking Professional, a member of the National Speakers Association, and a graduate of the John C. Maxwell Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker Course.
He is a multi award winner including IDEA WORLD 2016 Fitness Instructor of the Year and CanFitPro 2017 International Presenter of the Year amongst his many recognitions.
Jaquie Scammell is Australia’s leading customer service expert, helping create a service mindset to those seeking growth in their organisations and themselves.
In 2013 she launched her own business following a diverse career with over 20 years of leadership experience in public, private and not for profit sectors.
Jaquie has worked with the McDonalds franchise system as well as major sports and entertainment venues such as Wembley National Stadium (UK), Emirates Stadium (UK) and the Australian Open Grand Slam. She authored the book, Creating a Customer Service Mindset and is a regular blogger, offering practical tools, resources and a set of Mindsets to help leaders transform their own behaviours and service habits to help them teach others.
Dr Paul Bedford has over 20 years experience working in the fitness industry, including roles as a gym instructor, personal trainer, fitness manager and club manager. He has a master’s degree in exercise and health behaviours, and a PhD from the London Sports Institute. The aim of his PhD research was to identify interventions in a gym environment to increase adherence. The study increased average participation from 6 months to 13 months. He then went onto develop a training programme to assist retention that has now been delivered to 25 operators, involving nearly 93 facilities.