In this episode of the Gym Owners Growth Zone podcast, our host Andres Escobar meets with guest Kyle Henning for the much-anticipated Part 2 of their interview! If you haven’t checked out Part 1 yet, listen in to Episode 020 Vision for Gym Success: Beyond Memberships. In Part 2, the guys discuss the importance of communication and continuing your education a little bit every day.

The Biggest Issue in the Fitness Industry

  • No matter how awesome your program or gym is, if no one comes into your club, your club is going to go bankrupt.

  • Younger people have trouble reaching out to potential clients over the phone, even when that’s the best way to contact leads.

  • Communication is the key. Young people need to be taught how to make personal connections to support the clients they’re trying to help.

The Fast 5

1. Who is the most influential person/people in your business journey?

  • His business partner Jeff
  • Stacy Anderson, President of Anytime Fitness
  • Rick Mayo of Alloy Personal Training

2. What’s one thing you wish you had known when you began your business?

  • Get a good CPA! Entrepreneurs are great relationship people, but not numbers people.

  • What’s a book/show/video/podcast/etc. that has positively impacted you?

  • The Joy Choice by Michelle Segar

3. What’s your favorite online tool?

  • Google Drive, ReviewBiz and credit cards

  • What’s one practice or habit that you believe everyone would benefit from?

  • Every morning, he reads 10 pages of an educational book. Always be learning.

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