Category: Human Resources

Conduct On-Floor Trainer Evaluations That Keep Trainers Motivated

I recently published an article with PTontheNet that I want to share with you!   Learn how to conduct on-floor trainer evaluations that keep trainers motivated. Share with your team. Try it at your facility. Your trainers, your clients and your bottom line will thank you. Yours in health, fitness & business, Sherri McMillan  …

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Employee of The Month

Personal trainers, group exercises instructors, CSRs and pretty much all humans like to be recognized when they work hard and do great things! At Northwest Personal Training our Fitness & Training Director selects one of our employees to be the “Employee of The Month.” Here’s what we do: Choosing the Employee of the Month is…

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Personal Trainers: Independent Contractor vs. Employee

One of the MOST common questions we get from fitness business owners/managers in our mastermind group and from those who have purchased our Business of Personal Training System  is “Should I have Independent Contractors or Employees?” Here is my answer…. Reviewing the history of the personal training industry, pretty much all of us started as independent contractors…

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Overcoming Obstacles & Excuses – Week 5

We have made it through the majority of the excuses that your clients will try to use to get out of training with you. After reading these last two scenarios you will be armed with what you need to help your clients overcome these obstacles.  Pretty soon your clients won’t even try to get out of workouts…

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Group Fat Loss Program

Spring is here and people start thinking about shedding body fat in time for summer.  So it’s a perfect opportunity to offer a Fat Loss program or Weight Loss challenge. At Northwest Personal Training, our Spring Weight Loss and Makeover program has been a huge winner both from a financial and a client success perspective….

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What is your B.A.M.?

Last night I was helping Brianna with a project and checking her homework that was due today.  As I was going through her work, it became very obvious that she put in the bare minimum and didn’t check her work because there were so many errors. So I was trying to explain to her at…

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