Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 75234

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Career change suggestion

5 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Jun 20, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 20, 2014

Hi Brinda, I'm not familiar with the market in your country and city, so giving you a good answer might not be easy (not that there is an easy answer to your question). Have you tried any of the big hotels in your city? Maybe you can work out a deal that will be beneficial to both you and them (e...

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Best site to get free workout music.

4 Answers | Asked by Judith Joyce on Jun 20, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 20, 2014

Hi Judith, You might want to try Pandora. They have a lot of different stations already in place or you can create one yourself with the type of music you like. Of course there are many other options out there. Best, Harris

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I am a RN and would like to become a nutritional coach. Do I need the additional certification to do this?

4 Answers | Asked by Shanda Gonzales on Jun 19, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 19, 2014

If it was up to me to seek nutritional advise, I would go to someone who is RD.

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starting my personal training business

1 Answer | Asked by gurjoth kaur on Jun 18, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 18, 2014

Hi Gurjoth, First you need to honor any agreement you have with the gym you work at. If you have signed a non-solicitation agreement, taking clients away form there might get you into some unwanted legal issues. Having said that, if you want to start your own business you will need to have a bett...

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What is are simple, successful incentives to keep clients coming back?

6 Answers | Asked by Kelly Cannon on Jun 18, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 18, 2014

The best incentive is yourself and the service you are providing. If these two parts of the equation fail, then the client will not come back no matter what other deals and/or incentives you are willing to give out. If your clients don't get what they paid for, then most likely they will take their ...

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i need to purchase insurance for pilates reformer classes and am confused by the options

2 Answers | Asked by jennifer OConnor on Jun 17, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 17, 2014

Hi Jennifer, I agree with Karin. Have you tried to contact the one that IDEA offers? http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-insurance Best, Harris

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Hot new strength training product?

7 Answers | Asked by Heather L.Bhoge on Jun 17, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 17, 2014

Hi Heather, Do you have a website? I would like to take a look at your product, as I work a lot with military and law enforcement personnel and ropes are one of my main tools for training. Thanks, Harris

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My gym will be opening in 2 months - any suggestions as to how to

7 Answers | Asked by Janice Silverman on Jun 16, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 17, 2014

Hi Janice, Here is just my personal opinion: I agree with the others as well, and I think Ariadne has great points. The market is saturated with small businesses, both as studios or independent contractors (mobile trainers). Not to mention that CrossFit gyms are popping out like Starbucks coff...

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where can I find job postings

1 Answer | Asked by Mark Robinson on Jun 16, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 16, 2014

Hi Mark, Here are few choices for you: -Craigslist -Exercisejobs.com -Fitnessjobs.com -Gymjobs.com -Monster.com -CareerBuilder.com -indeed.com -LinkedIn -Local classifieds -Search the websites of any local and/or other cities' gyms -YMCA.com -Also the organization you got certified ...

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Would you "fire" a client?

5 Answers | Asked by David Bolus on Jun 13, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 15, 2014

Yes and I have "fired" a client in the past. The reason was that this client was always negative about working out to the point I wondered why did even bother at the first place. I have patience and I like to help people reach their goals, but it takes 2 to tango ;-)!

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