Monthly Archives: June 2011

Why would a Health Club Owner need a Buy-Sell Agreement?

by Steve Ayers As a former club owner and CFO, I feel one of the most overlooked business documents of a health club owner today is a Buy-Sell Agreement between the principles of the closely-held company.  This document decides the … Continue reading

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Everything I learned about the gym…I learned from the prison yard!

by Hossein Noshirvani (I’m talking Shawshank Redemption not actual jail time served!) We take it for granted. We (gym people) walk into a gym, any gym, and instantly we know what to do, how to do it, and where to … Continue reading

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A Custom Magazine as Part of Your Club’s Digital Strategy

by Mary Huff We live in the Digital Age. Consumers are given access to information at their fingertips and are instantly gratified. And although the web has changed our thinking about media in general, the one medium that people still … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons… Make Lemonade

By Chris Palmer, Gold’s Gym Suwanee/Sugar Hill, GA Another summer… member and employee vacations, sluggish attendance, instructors being substituted for, cancellations, etc… and all of those pesky high school students wanting to workout… YUK! Well hopefully your summer isn’t starting … Continue reading

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Secrets from Disney – Part 2

We learned the Disney secrets for delivering great “guest” service a couple months ago.  Today, we’ll peek into the company’s strategies for “Great Leaders.”  Take these and apply them to your business. Disney Great Leader Strategies* *Abridged version 1.  Design … Continue reading

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