A Healthy Business Starts With A Healthy Business Owner

Episode 05


About The Show

A healthy business starts with a healthy business owner and this week we meet with Chris Barnes owner and franchisee of Jetts Fitness Varsity Lakes to discuss the importance of being healthy in your business and how it can impact the health of your business.

In this episode, Chris shares with us his journey in business. The ups and downs his had along the way and the key lessons he has learnt as well.

What You'll Learn!

  • How Chris was at the beginning stages of Jett’s journey to becoming a rapidly growing worldwide franchise chain.
  • The process of buying a franchise and working with territory and zones
  • The importance of health and well being for a successful small business owner
  • Coping with business failure and what key lessons Chris learnt from the process
  • Knowing what your driving motivation is in running your business
  • What you need to consider when opening a new location and the importance of community in the marketplace 
  • Challenges Chris has faced by not understanding the key financial numbers in his business 
  • Tips for working with your partner and balancing the work/life stresses 
  • How a healthy mindset and being mindful will help you with managing staff and customers 
  • Why being mindful and staying positive is critical in becoming a healthy business owner. 
  • How to get started in improving your physical and mental health while running a business 
  • The importance of putting back into your health and how that affects your overall well being 
  • Tips for staying healthy when travelling, Chris’ new Leaner and Cleaner 7 day program 

Links Mentioned

Jetts Varsity Lakes strives to inspire and empower people in all areas of wellness. Our goal is to create a ripple effect of greater health amongst our community.

Stephen R. Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, continues to be a best seller for the simple reason that it ignores trends and pop psychology and focuses on timeless principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity. 

Join other business owners in our Free Facebook Community all sharing their trials, ideas and wins in business. It's a fantastic community of driven and supportive entrepreneurs.

Full Episode Transcript



Cashflow is critical to success in business. You can have the best business idea ever, but if you can’t generate cash and pay the bills you won’t survive.

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