Browsing Category:

Business

The ART of Mental Training [book review]

The ART of Mental Training [book review]

The Art of Mental Training: A Guide to Performance Excellence was written by DC Gonzales (DC), a former Naval Aviator, FBI Agent, and Military Cyber-Security Specialist. In his book…

I never aspired to be a gym owner

I never aspired to be a gym owner

October 10, 2010, was the day I legally became a business owner. That was the day I officially filed CrossFit Naples as an LLC. This is embarrassing to admit, but…

That’s when the lightbulb went off. This is my purpose in life…

That’s when the lightbulb went off. This is my purpose in life…

Since as long as I can remember I always felt that I was born for a purpose.  I know it sounds so cheesy and when I was younger I…

ONE Day or Day ONE: My Unorthodox Path To Success

ONE Day or Day ONE: My Unorthodox Path To Success

If you asked me 15 years ago what I thought I would be doing with my life, there is no way I could have predicted my current career, my family…

Allergy Testing As A Potential Revenue Stream For Your Gym

Allergy Testing As A Potential Revenue Stream For Your Gym

I wanted to share why we started offering allergy testing at our facility last year and why this could be a great way to add an extra revenue stream into…

My 5k Running Observations From Thanksgiving

My 5k Running Observations From Thanksgiving

If you know me, you know how much I hate running. The joke at the gym is I opened up a CrossFit gym so I didn’t have to…

How The Internet Makes Us ALL Replaceable

How The Internet Makes Us ALL Replaceable

In business, we are constantly reminded that we are easily replaceable based on the value a customer places in your product or services. You can thank the internet for that…

How do I compete with businesses that can offer similar products/services at a lower cost?

How do I compete with businesses that can offer similar products/services at a lower cost?

I think the best way to compete with a business offering the same products/service at a lower cost is to get your customers to think of your product/service…

As a business owner, how do you make your business free of “slackers”?

As a business owner, how do you make your business free of “slackers”?

Call me lucky but I’ve been fortunate to have really great coaches. It hasn’t always been that way. A year after opening my gym in 2010…

What’s the difference between being a freelancer and a small business owner?

What’s the difference between being a freelancer and a small business owner?

I think the biggest difference between the two is that as a Freelancer you are taking much less risk financially than a business owner. As a freelancer, you have the…