I swear this is a true story

I know I've been writing about this for a few weeks, but I swear this story is 100% true. I was outside a local gym over the weekend and overheard a few people leaving a class. All they could talk about was how sore they were. That was literally the entire conversation. I felt kind of sorry for them. I'm not sure they had such a great experience. Maybe they did. I don't want to speak for them. It sounded like they were trying to convince themselves of something. I just know most people don't l

How To Manage Employee Disagreements

“The void created by the failure to communicate is soon filled with poison, drivel, and misrepresentation.” – C. Northcote Parkinson One of the biggest challenges you’ll ever have as a manager is having team members that don’t get along. This can happen for a variety of reasons, but whatever they may be it’s your job to deal with it and make sure that whatever the issue is, it doesn’t affect your workplace. Here are 4 steps you can take that can help manage the issue.

The Biggest Loser Returns: My Thoughts

“You’re not going to yell at me, are you?” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve talked to a prospective client and had them ask me this question. It always surprises me until I realize that for many people their only exposure to personal training is The Biggest Loser. When I think of that, and then think that they still want to come to a personal trainer for help, it makes me realize how important getting healthy is to them and how desperate they are for something, ANYTHING to work. I’ve been

The Film That Changed My Life

Sometimes you see something that says it all. Something that, even though you may have seen it before, strikes you differently this time. Buddha is credited with coining the phrase, “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” I have had occasion many times in my life to believe in the truth behind Buddha’s statement. I had another occasion over the Thanksgving holiday as I watched a movie I’ve seen many times before, first when it was released over the summer of 2008. The movie even c