I read a fantastic book by Jeb Blount called People Follow You: The Real Secret to What Matters Most in Leadership. It really helps one dial into to the concept of leading vs managing. The major premise of the book is that people don't follow companies, paychecks, incentives, stock options, fear, power, or fancy slogans—PEOPLE FOLLOW
One of the leading coaches on our team, Cindy Tremblay, sat down with Joel Freeman in his weekly training series on how to become a successful Beachbody Coach. Check it out!
Forging a Path to Your Dreams There I am contemplating life in the jump seat of a Bell 212 helicopter. It's a pretty crazy thing I'm doing...and, something I flat out couldn't afford until I started my own business. I'm writing today to light a fire inside of you to keep following the path to
Resistance to Change is About Protection Resistance knows I must grow. It knows I must change. It knows I must evolve. But, it stands squarely in my way. Why? Resistance to change is all about protection. Resistance is the greatest form of self-preservation. Growth is scary. Change is threatening. Evolution is dangerous. So, my mind attempted to protect
Good is the Enemy of the Best Being “good” is nice. But, I have to tell you, good is the enemy of the best. Being “great” is better. But, what’s left on the table? Between “great” and “the best” lies a massive space left to grow into. I will never apologize for striving to be the
Life Is Not Easy Carl Daikeler is right. Life is not easy. And, it's NEVER going to be easy. But, things worth having are things worth working for. I wanted to share Carl's awesome Facebook post with you. Let's stop trying to fight the truth that life is not going to be easy. Let's get after it
How to Connect With People This is the story of three waves I caught while surfing one day. Waves are like people—and I want to talk a moment about how to connect with people. The first wave looked great. It had all the traits of a fun ride. As soon as I caught it, it closed
Dave's Definition of Entrepreneur Here's Merriam-Webster's definition of entrepreneur: Entrepreneur: one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise. Well, that sounds scary. RISK! Merriam's definition makes it sound like the job is "Professional Shark Handler." It's not! As an advertisement I saw in Boston awhile back (above) brings to light is
The above video was a Team Call I did for Coach Mike Ryan. Everyone wants to know what the “secret sauce” is with Beachbody—what moves things forward and what the secrets are. People want to know about technology, Facebook ads, email marketing, Instagram. Those things are important. Those things can move your business forward. But,
For most of us, everything is much less overwhelming when you break it into parts or steps. This is why I made this flow chart with 8 baby steps to becoming a full-time coach. If you've been doing any of our training, you know that both Dave and I are big on knowing your WHY.