Will Phillips is the founder and CEO of REX Roundtables. Over the past 45 years Will Phillips has consulted with about 800 organizations in 34 industries; he is an avid reader of management/business books; magazines and specialized journals; and as you will hear in todays interview, Will has a knack for extracting significant information and observations and translating and applying it to the fitness industry.
During todays chat Will updates us on his role with REX, talks about the latest changes in the fitness industry over the last 12 months, he shares some new strategies being introduced into REX and he also tells us about a heap of great business books to check out!
- 00:55 – Introduction to Will Phillips
- 02:31 – What has been the highlight for REX in 2015
- 05:08 – What changes have you seen in the industry in the past 12 months
- 18.26 – New innovations from REX in 2016
- 22.30 – Whats the benefit of being part of a REX roundtable
- 23:15 – A tip from Will on member retention
- 26:16 – A word about the IHRSA Convention 2016
- 32.27 – Podcast wrap
Top Tips From The Show
Todays top tips are the great books Will recommends during the interview:
Inspirational Quotes From The Experts
We have solved the exercise problem, we have not solved the habit change problem. Will Phillips
We will solve the retention problem when we have more physiologists on the floor than exercise physiologists. Will Phillips
Resources Our Experts Shared In The Show
The New Rules of Retail: Competing in the World’s Toughest Marketplace
The Surprising Power of Liberating Structures: Simple Rules to Unleash A Culture of Innovation
Immunity to Change: How to Overcome It and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization (Leadership for the Common Good)
The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs and Boost Profits
No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness
The Intrinsic Exerciser: Discovering the Joy of Exercise
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
The February Giveaway!
Tweetables – Share The Experts Knowledge To #GROW
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