From the outside looking in, I was “successful”.
But it was all a lie.
And it’s why in 2014 I quit the gym.
See, I had a full-book of clients. I was charging a premium rate and had a team of trainers working for me.
But I was dying on the inside, because for 8 years I was following the wrong model.
If you’re like most personal trainers working right now you’ll know exactly how I felt.
In fact, you’re probably feeling the same way right now…
I remember that day because it was one of the scariest days of my life. And one of the most exciting.
It was the usual 4:30am wake up to see my 6am client (that cancelled last minute).
Finally by 7pm I finished with my last client, and I jumped in the car to race home in time to give my baby daughter the bottle and put her to bed.
But, by the time I got home she was already asleep. I missed out spending time with her that day.
I felt guilty.
Like a loser.
A bad provider.
A bad partner.
A bad father.
That was the point where I got so uncomfortable that it all changed. I was tired of the STRESS. I was tired of the FEAR. I was tired of the GUILT. So, I decided to finally start building the business that I dreamt of.
Because I HAD to fix this. I was going to figure this out or die trying.
And this is when I asked the question that changed everything;
“How much longer can I keep doing this?”
“Can I keep doing this in 2, 5, 10+ years?”
The answers was: NO.
And it’s why I want to share with you in this episode the truth to work:life balance…
So you can not only create the business you love… but the life you love to live.
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