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The Power of the Twitterverse – Discussion topics for Personal Trainers

By JT | July 4, 2013

If, like many, you have not yet discovered the power of social media for business, I want to share with you a list of topics your business can talk about in your Twitter feeds and Facebook updates

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Keys To Scheduling a Meeting

By JT | July 4, 2013

Many managers believe there is only ONE way to convey information or gain input from their Team – a meeting!

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You Can Support Kids In Vanuatu Get Educated

By JT | July 3, 2013

Out of the 8000 children who start school in Vanuatu each year, only 125 will finish Year 12.

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Hump Day Laugh #13

By JT | July 3, 2013

What are your goals?

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To Make A Sale Touch The Prospect’s Heart

By JT | July 2, 2013

People want to know you are real: decent, kind & trustworthy. They want to know what you are passionate about. And when they know you are real, they will open up.

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Godoi Gives Better Muscle Definition

By JT | July 1, 2013

So if this is your market then this is a great concept.

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Sales Tip: How to Avoid ‘No’

By JT | June 28, 2013

I read a great article from Jeffrey Gittomer where he described several ways to avoid rejection and the horrific ‘No’ answer when asking for a sale. In no particular order, here are the examples and pitfalls of the actions you take or omit to avoid ‘No’: Trying to please everyone, without following the fundamental rules…

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Time Out. Holiday tips for Personal Trainers

By JT | June 27, 2013

As I write this BLOG I’m 3 sleeps away from jetting out on a holiday to Fiji (queue the beat of Fijian drums with the distant sound of waves gently lapping at the shore.. …aaaahhhhhh).  Anyway, I thought it was a great opportunity to talk about tips for taking a holiday when you are a small business owner or sole trader.

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Traits of a Guerrilla Marketer

By JT | June 27, 2013

We got such great feedback from last month’s Top 10 by Jay Conrad Levinson, that we went searching for more! You’ve got to have ten character traits to be a true guerrilla marketer: Patient – allow your marketing to take hold and soar. It doesn’t happen overnight, but it does happen. Imagination – use technology…

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Happy Birthday in June!

By JT | June 26, 2013

We would like to say a big ‘Happy Birthday’ to these Active friends that celebrate their birthday this month…

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Anytime Fitness Negatively Impacts NZ Fitness Consumer

By JT | June 26, 2013

Ah the power of Facebook and people sharing videos! Last week I received a video from New Zealand’s TVNZ Fair Go show.
As I watched it I cringed. Cringed. And cringed some more!

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Hump Day Laugh #12

By JT | June 26, 2013
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Not Happy Boss

By JT | June 25, 2013

A survey of 1500 workers in Australia found the following results: 12% would leave because of a lack of opportunity for advancement 10% for job dissatisfaction 9% for lack of professional development 8% for poor work-life balance 8% work-related stress. The survey further found that employees who were asked to take concessions during the Global…

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Gold’s Stretches Understanding At The Seams

By JT | June 24, 2013

Hmmmm . . . I am not really sure on this series. I can see what they are saying. I am just not sure it works.

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Don’t Print Anything That’s Top Secret!

By JT | June 21, 2013

Canon Australia has found some very interesting stats from office workers and what is printed at work! They found: 90% of workers looked at other people’s print jobs, when printed on the company printer or photocopier 10% even delve into the detail of the printed material 70% had their printing go missing or be taken…

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