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Tips & Best Practices for Family Entertainment Centers

Get The Right People In The Right Seat

By Rosie Sales / September 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

When you have the right people in the right seat everything in your business seems to function like a well-oiled machine. When you know you have someone on the team who shouldn’t be in their current position, it can make moving your company forward difficult. It doesn’t mean you don’t want them to be part…

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Track Your Progress and Be Accountable With a Scorecard

By Rosie Sales / September 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Does everyone on your team have a goal they need to accomplish to help move the business forward? Are you tracking what is getting done? You have probably heard about having a scorecard, a pulse report, or KPIs. Many centers have goals. Various teams work on projects throughout the year, and no one measures anything.…

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7 Key Components to Have Effective Meetings

By Rosie Sales / September 5, 2018 / 2 Comments

When I came on board with TrainerTainment six years ago, there were only a couple of us on the team. We would have very long meetings that did not always solve the issues we needed to solve in order to move the company forward. That was true until we implemented L10 meetings from EOS. In…

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A Sneak Peek

By Beth Standlee / August 28, 2018 / 3 Comments

I’m excited to share that I am releasing a new book at the end of this year. I’m so committed to helping those who want to improve their personal and financial future through a career in sales. My vision is that this book becomes a “must read” for every salesperson who wants to improve their…

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Building School Fundraising Programs

By Rosie Sales / August 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

In our sales coaching program, we teach sales teams to break up their time calling various target markets. We break it down like this: 40% Companies and adult groups 30% Youth groups 20% Church groups 10% Fundraisers People often ask how to host a successful fundraiser. If you have a student in your house, you…

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FEC Marketing Made Easy Vol. 7 – Back to School Edition

By Rosie Sales / August 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

This month we are focusing on back to school. Last week we talked about four school events you should be booking now. You can read it here. This week we want to talk about marketing ideas for schools. That can get a little tricky. Some districts require you get approval or become an approved vendor…

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Four School Events You Need To Book Now

By Rosie Sales / August 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s August which means administrators and students are heading back to school. In a few weeks our daytime traffic in the center will slow down and we will be looking for ways to fill the center mid-week. Have you already created a plan to reach out to your schools and organizations? That’s a great way…

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Leading With The Heart

By Beth Standlee / July 31, 2018 / 7 Comments

We have a saying we use often in our company. We remind ourselves of this belief when we work with people. It goes like this… “Get out of your head and into the hearts of the people you are training or coaching.” I believe when you work with people in the arena of training, coaching,…

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Are You a “Reservationist” or a “Salesperson?”

By Beth Standlee / July 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Someone must sell group events and birthday parties. What’s going on at your center? Are you content with picking up the phone when it rings and giving information with the hope that someone will give you a deposit and hold their party at your facility? Or are you proactively selling? It may be time to…

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Why On The Job Training Is Not A Solid Training Plan

By Beth Standlee / July 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

I was walking tonight and noticed a group of 10-year-old boys practicing baseball. The level of focus that the coach managed with these boys struck me. He would run through the play, and then run through it again, and then again. There were runners on 1st and 2nd. The batter hit the ball, and the…

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