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Ep.84 From Zero Confidence to CEO w/ Bryce Henson

Ep.84 From Zero Confidence to CEO w/ Bryce Henson

Update: 2024-05-30
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Bryce Henderson, CEO of FitBuddy Bootcamp, joins the In Powered Life Podcast to discuss his remarkable journey from a challenging childhood to becoming a successful entrepreneur. He shares his transformation from being allergic to gyms and lifting weights to embracing fitness and eventually building a thriving fitness franchise. Bryce emphasizes the importance of self-improvement, leadership, and serving others. He highlights the pivotal role of his friend Adam in introducing him to fitness and the impact of coaching and accountability. Bryce also discusses the mental shift required to transition from a solo entrepreneur to a franchise owner, emphasizing the importance of finding fulfillment in serving others. He shares his experience working with Bedros Keuilian, founder of FitBody Bootcamp, and the valuable lessons he learned about abundance mindset and leadership. Bryce encourages listeners to embrace their potential, take action, and surround themselves with supportive people. He concludes by sharing his advice for those struggling with health and well-being, urging them to live with passion, purpose, and urgency.

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00:00:00
Introduction

This Chapter introduces the In Powered Life Podcast and its mission to empower listeners to create the life they desire. The hosts, Rudy and Aniston, welcome Bryce Henderson as a guest and introduce him as an incredible superstar who has achieved profound things in life.

00:00:13
Bryce Henderson's Story

This Chapter delves into Bryce Henderson's personal story, exploring his challenging childhood growing up with an alcoholic father and the life skills he developed as a result. He shares his experiences of moving to Michigan and living in a trailer park with his family, highlighting the importance of family and relationships. Bryce discusses how these experiences shaped his work ethic and resilience, ultimately leading him to pursue a career in fitness.

00:08:41
Bryce's Fitness Transformation

This Chapter focuses on Bryce's transformative journey into fitness. He describes his initial aversion to gyms and lifting weights and how a 12-week commitment to fitness with his friend Adam changed his life. Bryce shares the impact of coaching and accountability on his physical and mental well-being, leading to increased energy, confidence, and success in his sales career. He explains how this experience inspired him to pursue fitness professionally and how he became a certified personal trainer.

00:15:39
Launching FitBuddy Bootcamp

This Chapter explores Bryce's decision to launch his own brick-and-mortar fitness business. He discusses the mental shift required to invest in himself and his vision, highlighting the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship. Bryce emphasizes the importance of self-improvement and leadership in scaling a business, sharing his experience of growing from one franchise to five and eventually becoming CEO of the entire organization.

00:29:33
Joining FitBody Bootcamp

This Chapter focuses on Bryce's decision to join FitBody Bootcamp as VP. He shares his initial hesitation to give up his own vision for a bigger one, but ultimately chooses to embrace the opportunity to serve more people. Bryce discusses the importance of impact and fulfillment in his decision-making process and how he learned from Bedros Keuilian's abundance mindset and leadership style.

00:38:32
FitBuddy Bootcamp Franchise Opportunities

This Chapter provides insights into FitBuddy Bootcamp's franchise opportunities. Bryce emphasizes the importance of passion for people and fitness, as well as a growth mindset and coachability, in becoming a successful franchise partner. He highlights the family-focused environment and the strong support system provided to franchisees.

00:43:12
Advice for Health and Well-being

This Chapter concludes the episode with Bryce offering advice to those struggling with health and well-being. He encourages listeners to embrace their potential, take action, and surround themselves with supportive people. Bryce emphasizes the importance of living with passion, purpose, and urgency, reminding listeners that they are meant for something better.

Keywords

FitBuddy Bootcamp
FitBuddy Bootcamp is a rapidly growing indoor fitness franchise group training company based in Los Angeles, California. It offers a community-driven approach to fitness, focusing on helping everyday people achieve their health and wellness goals. The company has over 300 locations across North America, known for its high-energy group training sessions and supportive environment.

Bryce Henderson
Bryce Henderson is the CEO of FitBuddy Bootcamp. He is a successful entrepreneur and fitness expert who has transformed his life from being allergic to gyms to building a thriving fitness franchise. He is known for his inspiring story, his leadership skills, and his passion for helping others achieve their fitness goals.

Bedros Keuilian
Bedros Keuilian is the founder of FitBody Bootcamp. He is a visionary entrepreneur and fitness leader known for his abundance mindset, big-picture thinking, and commitment to serving others. He has built a successful fitness franchise business and is a respected figure in the fitness industry.

Leadership
Leadership is the ability to influence and guide others towards a common goal. It involves setting a vision, inspiring others, and creating a supportive environment for growth and development. Effective leaders possess strong communication skills, emotional intelligence, and a commitment to serving others.

Self-Improvement
Self-improvement is the ongoing process of enhancing one's skills, knowledge, and character. It involves setting goals, seeking feedback, and taking action to achieve personal growth. Self-improvement is essential for personal and professional development, leading to increased confidence, resilience, and fulfillment.

Transformation
Transformation is a significant change in one's life, often involving a shift in mindset, behavior, or identity. It can be a challenging but rewarding process, leading to personal growth and a deeper understanding of oneself. Transformations can be triggered by various events, such as a life-changing experience, a new goal, or a desire for self-improvement.

Abundance Mindset
An abundance mindset is a belief that there is enough for everyone and that success is not limited. It focuses on opportunities, possibilities, and the belief that one can create more of what they desire. An abundance mindset contrasts with a scarcity mindset, which focuses on limitations, competition, and the belief that there is not enough to go around.

Franchise
A franchise is a business model where a franchisor grants a franchisee the right to operate a business under the franchisor's brand and system. The franchisee pays a fee to the franchisor in exchange for the right to use the brand, trademarks, and operating procedures. Franchises offer a structured business opportunity with established systems and support.

Coaching
Coaching is a process of guiding and supporting individuals to achieve their goals. It involves active listening, asking powerful questions, and providing feedback to help clients identify their strengths, overcome challenges, and develop their potential. Coaching can be applied in various areas, including fitness, business, and personal development.

Community
A community is a group of people who share common interests, values, or goals. It provides a sense of belonging, support, and connection. Communities can be formed around various activities, such as fitness, hobbies, or shared experiences. Strong communities foster a sense of purpose and belonging, contributing to individual and collective well-being.

Q&A

  • What was the catalyst for Bryce's transformation from being allergic to gyms to embracing fitness?

    Bryce's friend Adam, who had a fit physique, challenged him to commit to a 12-week fitness program. This commitment, which included lifting weights, circuit training, and clean nutrition, not only transformed Bryce's physical appearance but also boosted his energy, confidence, and overall well-being.

  • What was the mental shift required for Bryce to transition from a solo entrepreneur to a franchise owner?

    Bryce realized that he needed to invest in himself and his vision, taking a leap of faith and putting his money and effort into building a business. He embraced the challenges of entrepreneurship and the importance of self-improvement and leadership in scaling a business.

  • What valuable lessons did Bryce learn from working with Bedros Keuilian?

    Bryce learned the importance of an abundance mindset, big-picture thinking, and the power of win-win collaboration. He also gained insights into leadership, relationship building, and the importance of serving others.

  • What does it take to become a successful FitBuddy Bootcamp franchise partner?

    FitBuddy Bootcamp seeks franchise partners who are passionate about people and fitness, have a growth mindset, and are coachable. They value individuals who are committed to building a strong community and providing exceptional coaching and support to their clients.

  • What advice does Bryce offer to those struggling with health and well-being?

    Bryce encourages listeners to embrace their potential, take action, and surround themselves with supportive people. He emphasizes the importance of living with passion, purpose, and urgency, reminding listeners that they are meant for something better.

  • What was more difficult for Bryce, starting his first franchise or scaling to 300 locations?

    Bryce believes that both were equally challenging, but for different reasons. Starting his first franchise required him to overcome his lack of experience and develop his leadership skills. Scaling to 300 locations presented different challenges, but he was better equipped for the journey due to the lessons he learned from his initial experience.

  • What is the greatest gift or skill that Bryce gained from his proximity to Bedros Keuilian?

    Bryce believes that Bedros's abundance mindset has been the most valuable gift. He learned to think big, focus on win-win situations, and embrace opportunities for growth and collaboration.

  • What is the key takeaway from Bryce's story?

    Bryce's journey highlights the power of transformation, the importance of self-improvement and leadership, and the fulfillment that comes from serving others. He encourages listeners to embrace their potential, take action, and believe in their ability to create a life of purpose and impact.

  • How can listeners connect with Bryce Henderson?

    Listeners can find Bryce Henderson on social media, including Instagram and YouTube, where he shares his insights on leadership, fitness, and entrepreneurship. He also hosts a podcast called The CEO Show with Bryce Henderson, where he interviews successful entrepreneurs and shares his experiences.

Show Notes

In this episode, host Rudi Riekstins has a transformative conversation with Bryce Henson, an inspiring individual who has continually pivoted and evolved to create a fulfilling life. Bryce shares his journey from a challenging childhood to becoming the CEO of the fastest-growing indoor fitness franchise, FitBody BootCamp.

 

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Visit Bryce’s Website: https://brycehenson.com/

Bryce’s Podcast, ‘The CEO Show:’ https://brycehenson.com/podcast/

Follow Bryce on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realbrycehenson/?hl=en

Connect with Bryce: https://www.linkedin.com/in/realbrycehenson/

Follow Bryce on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realbrycehenson/

Bryce’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc2I2-oiey1NjLEwZJdUdww

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Ep.84 From Zero Confidence to CEO w/ Bryce Henson

Ep.84 From Zero Confidence to CEO w/ Bryce Henson

Bryce Henson, Anniston Riekstins, Rudi Riekstins