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Vince Del Monte on Lessons Learned from Two Decades in the Fitness Industry


If you want to know what you should and shouldn’t do to build a career in the fitness industry, then you want to listen to this podcast.

If you listen to this show, you probably like working out and staying in shape.

If you’re not a sociopath, you probably like helping other people.

Well, if you’ve ever wanted to do both by helping other people get in shape, then this interview is for you.

In it, I talk with Vince Del Monte, who has been in the fitness entrepreneurship game for almost two decades now and is still going strong.

I’ve written and spoken a bit about achieving success in the fitness industry, but I’m still a relative newcomer and only have so much experience to draw on. That’s why I wanted to sit down and pick Vince’s brain on the right and wrong ways to turn your passion for fitness into a business, and he shares quite a few great insights that he has learned from both his successes and failures.

For example, we talk about how to build a loyal audience that’s eager to hear your advice, how to consistently come up with new ideas for content and products, how to build an enduring personal brand, and more…

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6:21 – What’s your history in the fitness space? How did you get started?

9:00 – How do you promote?

14:51 – What about networking?

22:25 – Why did you start having trouble standing out in the fitness space?

31:24 – What were you great at and what did you really want to do?

38:12 – What should you avoid as you evolve?

39:22 – Should you criticize others or pick fights?

45:04 – What should you do if you mess up?

54:09 – What is a brand and why is it important?

56:37 – Why do some people not take action?

58:08 – Why do people expect instant success?

1:00:54 – I want to work in the fitness space – where should I start?

1:07:13 – Should you try to cater to everyone?

1:11:04 – Where can people find your work?

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