When I was called upon to elaborate on my destiny, without hesitation, I exclaimed that I knew I was meant to help as many people as I could through training and fitness, and the only way I believed that was possible was through opening my own gym five years ago.
Looking back on it now, making that decision was one of the scariest and riskiest things I have ever done. I was young, had no experience or education in running a business, and had a lot of odds against me. On top of that, people had a lot to say about my decision.
“Small business’ don’t make it past five years.”
“The economy is in the shitter.”
“You’ll never make it out of debt."
Trust me when I tell you that people gave me every reason to believe that I was taking too big of a risk, but I didn’t let that stop me. If anything, all of those people fueled my fire and motivated me to work even harder toward building a successful business. Like Muhammad Ali once said, “If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough.” Fast forward to the present, and guess what? We’ve made it to five years and counting, with the business better than ever and continuing to grow every day.
How did we get here? Well, that story is what makes this gym so special.
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