Happy 5-Reps Friday!


Here's what's new on the Obvious Choice podcast.

Episode 87: Make Good Decisions Faster Part 1
Episode 88: Make Good Decisions Faster Part 2

Moving on, here are 2 coaching concepts, 2 business nuggets, and a quote to consider this week.

2 Coaching Concepts


A FITNESS EXPERT knows all the right answers out of the textbook.

An EXPERT COACH understands that fitness from a client's view if intimidating, confusing, expensive, and time-consuming.

Once's worth paying for, the other isn't.



Just a reminder that every time you land on somebody else's business, website, or IG account, you are entering their dream.

The person has poured their heart and soul into the space you're occupying. It's important to them and they care.

So, be kind. Always be kind.

2 Business Nuggets


Create content that 10% of your audience will LOVE, and 90% won't care about.

In business, the secret’s to be loved by a few, and ignored by most. General apathy is a death sentence.

You can rotate with each post, too.

For example, here's one about CrossFit and another about raising strong kids



Right now there are 491 million posts with the hashtag #fitness on Instagram. Unsurprisingly, the solution to getting customers is not to somehow outdo them all when you produce #fitness post 491,000,001.

Marketing to humans these days has become so (in)human. We spend our days practicing Human Avoidance Marketing (HAM) by stressing about things like social media because it addicts us and gives us data unrelated to our goals, not because it works best.

Research shows that over 90% of sales are ‘silent’ in that they still happen through mostly offline word of mouth referrals. They’re silent because we don’t hear about them. For that reason, we put too much focus on the remaining 10%, the leftover scraps, that can be measured and seen.

The truth? By the time a sale can be measured, all of the Obvious Choices have already been hired.

1 Quote to Consider

"Intelligent people have a tendency to overcomplicate things."



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Thanks for reading. Here's a few additional ways that I may be able to help you.

Instagram: @itscoachgoodman
Podcast: The Obvious Choice
Software: QuickCoach

Book: Ignite the Fire
Course: Online Trainer Academy
Mentorship: Online Trainer Mentorship