MA Business Success 79: Transitioning

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Graham :
Hey guys, Graham McDonnell here and welcome to the martial arts business success podcast number seventy nine. Now, we have done a bit of a role change. Normally Phil for the last seventy eight episodes is intro. We thought we would change it up and give it to you guys straight. So, we have got a pretty exiting ...

 

Phil:
Take five

 

Graham :
Take five. Yes, honestly.

 

 

Okay guys, Graham McDonnell here from the institute of martial arts and were here for ...

 

 

Welcome to the martial arts ...

 

 

Hey guys, Graham McDonnell here and welcome to the martial arts ... I can't get it out

 

 

So a pretty exciting episode this time and really it's all about you guys as a business owner. Taking that transitions from being the face, being the guy that does everything, to slowly stepping back, and being able to step off the mat and really kind of spend time...

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MA Business Success 78: Different Revenue Streams

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Phil Britten:
Hey, what's up! Phil Britten here from TIMA. This is your martial arts, and we're here with the martial arts business success podcast.

 

Graham McDonnel:
Hey, guys. Number 78, goodness!

 

Phil Britten:
What do we got here for today, Graham? I think we've got a pretty cool topic. It's about helping people with different revenue streams, within their business as well.

 

 

But before we get cracking on that, we've had such great response on access to our free course that we created for 2017. So, if you don't know what that's all about, we created a free online course on our website. So you go to tima.com.au, scroll down and check out the introductory martial arts boot camp, and in there is your free course. You get access to some great videos, a yearly calendar, instructor download assessment sheets and some reception checklists, and a heap of other stuff.

 

 

It's...

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MA Business Success 77: Implementing Change

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Phil Britten:
Hey, what's up! Phil Britten here, and ...

 

GrahamMcDonnell:
Graham McDonnell as always.

 

Phil Britten:
You're joining TIMA, the Institute of Martial Arts on The Martial Arts Business Success podcast. We're coming at you with episode number 77. Well, it's been a while that we've been doing these which is fantastic, getting a lot of great feedback from a lot of our viewers which is fantastic.

 

 

Hey, just before we get cracking, I just want to let you know, if you didn't know already, we've been able to open up a brand new free online course for anyone who wants to, I guess, get some tips, some tools, and strategies, and start implementing in their business. So we opened up a free course called the Introductory Martial Arts Boot Camp. If you go to our website, tima.com.au scroll down, you'll see that free course there and in there we've got some great instructor...

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MA Business Success 76: Not-for-profit Schools

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Phil Britten:
Hey, and welcome back to 2017 podcast with TIMA Martial Arts Business Success. My name's Phil Britten ...

 

Graham McD:
Graham McDonnell.

 

Phil Britten:
Well, Graham, you've been away for about six weeks.

 

Graham McD:
I have been. The joys of having a great business partner, a great system in place with the staff; I can go away and feel comfortable the place is pumping. So I've come back and I'm catching up with everything.

 

Phil Britten:
We've been doing some catch-up podcasts in January, just because of our time away. Both have been away but Graham has definitely been away, which has been good. We're up to episode number 76 which is fantastic. We've really got to revolutionise a yes or [inaudible 00:00:44] made a bit of a switch this year with some offers, some opportunities, for you to take action on us helping you.

 

 

One of them that I want to talk...

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MA Business Success 75: Planning For 2017

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Phil: Hey, what's up? Phil Britten here and...

Graham: Graham McDonnell.

Phil: As always, on the other side, not the better side of me, because, you know, the better side is this side here. But welcome to Martial Arts Business Success. And tonight, we're gonna almost flow on with our last podcast on how to finish the year with a bang with your teams, like how to plan for 2017. Like, what should you be doing now today towards the end of the year so you set yourself up for success in 2017. Graham, take it away.

Graham: Most people will leave the planning stage until it just happens to, well, be a necessity. So, two words, proactive, reactive. Reactive is coming January 1 and go, "Okay, what do I need to do?" And to be honest with you, if you haven't made that marketing calendar or if you've got no idea what I'm talking about, there's a lot in the same boat. But what you need to do is you really need to start...

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MA Business Success 74: Ending The Year With A Bang

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Phil: Hey, what's up? Phil Britten here, and...

Graham: Graham McDonnell, as always.

Phil: And you're at the Martial Arts Business Success podcast. I don't even know what episode we're up. And, guess what, we're at a heap, because, you know what, we've been rolling them out this year, and we're coming to a close, and we thought this topic here should be about how to finish the year with a bang with your team. Like, how do you finish the year with your team and later leave them hanging with a great experience to want to come back and fire on all eight cylinders for you, your business, and for themselves as well. So, Graham, what have we been doing?

Graham: Look, I know that previously we've talked about goal setting, we've talked about setting some great standards. A lot of people will wait until a New Year's resolution. You hear that story of people who are wanting to get fit, this, that, the other....

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MA Business Success 72: How to Review, Analyse and Plan for Success

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Phil: Welcome back to another amazing podcast of Martial Arts Business Success. I am Phil Britten.

Graham: Graham McDonnell as always.

Phil: As always, and we're here to kick start your year with an absolute bang. Give you guys some motivation, some inspiration maybe some tips on how you can start your year with an absolutely massive bang. Graham?

Graham: Well, this is something that's dear and near to both of us, Phil, because I guess you've gotta remember where you come from and you've gotta appreciate where you've been there. Look, with any success story, and they talk about, "Wow, you're an overnight success," they don't see the 20 years of blood, sweat, and tears behind the scenes. So I guess we're starting this year from a point of appreciation, of gratitude. We're being thankful. And just understanding for you to grow this year you gotta be thankful for where you are right now. Now, for...

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MA Business Success 71: How to Use Technology in Your Dojo

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Phil: Hey, welcome to another amazing podcast, giving you great, sound advice on how you can build your business and take it to the next level. My name is Phil Britten.

Graham: Graham McDonnell, as always.

Phil: And this is the Martial Art Business Success Podcast, or vlog if you're watching it on video as well. So today we wanna crack a topic for you as well, because as we move into technology and new ways of doing things, we gotta stay with the trend, we can't be left behind. So today's topic is how to use technology in the dojo.

Graham: Jeez. Now, I know that many, many, many years ago, martial arts, for me as an instructor, was just from my head to the class, that was it. There was no structure there. Then it evolved to a piece of paper, sort of written notes. Jeez, evolution. The very first iPad was the one I'd written on, okay? Then, next was a photocopy of a curriculum that we made and then so...

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MA Business Success 70: The Million Dollar Model For Your School

podcast Nov 27, 2016

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Phil: Good day, team! Welcome to another amazing podcast. My name is Phil Britten.

Graham: I'm Graham McDonnell.

Phil: And you've joined us on the couch for Martial Arts Business Success. And look, we're talking about something that Graham and I actually invented, not invented, created, I guess, literally, on Monday, and it's called the Million Dollar Model. The Million Dollar Model. Now, what we've been able to do is really trying to look back at all our success in the eight years and see how we've been able to create million-dollar schools. And basically, what I'm getting at is our two smaller schools are 400, 400 plus a little bit, members and they're making over a million dollars. Our big school is double that as well. So there's something in what we do that is some sort of recipe and we'll try and figure out what was it, what are the successes, what are the challenges, and how do we do it. So, what we...

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