Encore Podcast Episode: Anytime Fitness Co-Founder and CEO Chuck Runyon

This week’s episode is an encore performance of one of my very favorite TBTW episodes. Chuck Runyon is a legend in both franchising and in the fitness industry. He’s helped to create an exceptional culture that’s been a source of competitive advantage for Anytime Fitness since the beginning. Listen to Chuck’s philosophy on managing the… Read More

The Best This Week for June 8

Strong positive action in the financial markets this week resulted from continued acceleration of job and wage growth here in the US.  Unemployment claims dropped unexpectedly, proving what most business owners already know: the labor market is insanely tight. I’m a big Ray Dalio fan; this entrepreneur started runs Bridgewater Associates, now the largest hedge… Read More

My latest Inc. Column – What Drives Employee Engagement?

In this week’s Inc. column, I dig into Aon’s 2018 Trends In Global Employee Engagement report, and talk about the single, most important thing that employers can do to drive employee engagement. Hint: it’s not pay, and it’s not benefits. (It’s the reason I’ve hand-written anniversary notes to our team members for years!) I’d love to hear your… Read More