CBI February 2016

For consultant Greg McKeown, the concept of “Essentialism” has profound implications, both personal and professional. Successful people, he reports, frequently fall short by constantly, obsessively, pursuing even more. The solution, he suggests, is Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less—the title of his best-selling book. He’ll share the details in his Technogym-sponsored IHRSA 2016 presentation.

“Club Business International is an essential resource for my management team. It stands head and shoulders above the other magazines in the industry.”

Rick Beusman, President

Saw Mill Sports Management, Mount Kisco, NY

Highlights of this issue include:

  • A Supply-Side Story: The big companies are getting bigger
  • State of the Industry: Profiles of Success maps the landscape
  • On Designing a Studio: Small spaces have special requirements
  • Rx for Future Success: Medical fitness is a significant trend
  • First Person: Martin Seibold, the managing director of Fitness First UK, reports on the company’s engineered evolution
  • F.I.T. Extra: The appeal and permutations of group exercise offerings continue to expand
  • First Set: IHRSA’s public policy team is the best “insurance” for clubs, suggests board chairperson Molly Kemmer
  • Best Practices: Hervey Lavoie on club improvements; Brad Wilkins on competitive decisions
  • In Brief: Clubs can play a critical role in cardiac health and rehabilitation
  • Value Proposition: Visual Fitness Planner helps clubs create ideal membership sales presentations
  • Last Rep: Every club operator knows the way to make the world healthier, says Joe Moore, the president and CEO of IHRSA