Joel went from 5 clients to over 100 in a couple of months. He’s done this with having a brick and motor or employees. He has been able to a create a successful business without the overhead that typically comes with owning a business. Is this better than a typical brick and mortar business?

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MiFB Podcast- Episode 43 Show Notes

Joel Eshelman

Apex Personal Training

Saint Louis Park, Minnesota

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Apex Personal Training

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Joel Eshelman

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Apex Personal Training

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@joeleshelman

@apexpersonaltrainingmn

Email

joel@trainwithapex.com

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Music on the show by – 

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Things mentioned on the Episode

Tim Lyons and ProFit Marketing

The Effective Executive by Peter Ducker

Blue Ocean Strategy

MiFB Podcast- Episode 43

Joel Eshelman

Apex Personal Training

Saint Louis Park, Minnesota

:30 Why I wanted to have Joel on the show

3:55 Why I wanted to have Joel on the show

We get to know Joel 4:30

Joel breaks down the difference between Gross and EFT 11:30

We discuss cancelation policies 15:30

Why did Joel leave LA Fitness and change jobs and business philosophies 17:45

Joel decided to go on his own in 2011. He shares how he started with 5 clients and grew quickly 22:40

What is the business arrangement of the space he is leasing 34:00

How does Joel establish his brand while working with other independent contractors 38:55

Does Joel have his 1099 workers sign a non-compete agreement 42:55

What steps does Joel take to stabilize his training business 51:05

How does he build a solid and cohesive team within his business 52:35

How does Joel scale his business for growth with independent contractors 59:15

I get Joel to break down his numbers 1:03:40

What has been Joel’s most successful failure 1:11:40

What has been the biggest surprise in the Fitness Industry that he’s had to deal with that he didn’t see coming 1:16:40

What were the last two books that Joel read 1:22:05

1:26:00 How can you get in touch with Joel

We get to know Joel 1:05

Joel breaks down the difference between Gross and EFT 8:05

We discuss cancelation policies 12:05

Why did Joel leave LA Fitness and change jobs and business philosophies 14:20

Joel decided to go on his own in 2011. He shares how he started with 5 clients and grew quickly 19:15

What is the business arrangement of the space he is leasing 30:35

How does Joel establish his brand while working with other independent contractors 35:30

Does Joel have his 1099 workers sign a non-compete agreement 39:30

What steps does Joel take to stabilize his training business 47:40

How does he build a solid and cohesive team within his business 49:10

How does Joel scale his business for growth with independent contractors 55:45

I get Joel to break down his numbers 1:00:15

What has been Joel’s most successful failure 1:08:15

What has been the biggest surprise in the Fitness Industry that he’s had to deal with that he didn’t see coming 1:13:15

What were the last two books that Joel read 1:18:40

1:22:35 How can you get in touch with Joel

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