Working Your Abs (I Mean Core)

As an entrepreneur, I’ve had my share of “Aha!” moments while building a new business from the ground up. And I have to say, identifying and being able to articulate the Trainertainment Core Values was one of the biggest.   In fact, our Core Values are so intrinsic to the Trainertainment world that we pay…

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Don’t just talk about it, SOLVE it!


Worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but doesn’t get you anywhere. That’s what talking about problems does. Nothing. Okay, ALMOST nothing. Talking about problems can help you “get stuff off your chest,” give you an emotional band-aid, and spread some good ole’ fashioned gossip around. But talking…

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Flowers versus Professional Development

Like other organizations, Family Entertainment Centers are faced with the challenge of staying competitive in the market. They are constantly required to adapt to stay ahead of their competition. Technology develops so fast, it can be overwhelming for businesses to keep up with the latest trends that can make existing skill sets quickly obsolete. Therefore,…

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Are these obstacles keeping you from training?

overcoming training obstacles

We know making training a priority isn’t easy. We recognize the greatest challenge in starting something new is the decision to take the first step. It’s too bad we can’t all approach every new conquest with a Neil Armstrong attitude. I’m assuming this famous astronaut dreamed of what he would say when he took that…

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Why On The Job Training Is Not A Solid Training Plan

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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Do your people shine?

  Let me tell you, it’s a dream come true that I get to work in an industry based on fun and helping people build memories. It is an even bigger dream come true that my job is to help people succeed and grow their businesses through coaching and training their teams. However, it is…

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My Inspiring Weekend

This past weekend I spent a few days in Orlando with 2000 of my best friends. Okay, I’m not friends with them all but spending time with this amazing tribe of women was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had. In my spare time, I sell Stella & Dot. This past weekend was my…

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If you don’t use it, it gets weak!

I spend a lot of time on the computer typing. When I say a lot, I mean A LOT–but hey, we are a virtual company! That means lots of typing emails, notes, posting on social media, etc. It also means I am not using the muscles in my hand like I did before.  Do you…

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How to Save Your Sales

I’m sure you have heard, as has most the world, that Derek Shepard, AKA Doctor McDreamy from Grey’s Anatomy, is dead. It has figuratively shaken the world to its core. Yes, I am one of those avid viewers that has watched over the past 10 years, and I absolutely love McDreamy. I went through an…

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