#34 How to Build a World Leading Health Club: Joe Cirulli
Restoring Innate Health
Joe Cirulli, Founder and CEO Gainesville Health & Fitness (GHF), has led life focused on two things: helping people become healthy and building an inspiring, thriving company culture. Never wavering in his vision or efforts despite adversity—from working for companies that went bankrupt to living on his last 12 cents in his car—Joe’s quest always has been to inspire human potential. At 24, he started Gainesville Health & Fitness with only $1,700. Today, GHF is one of the most well-known and respected health clubs for the world. GHF’s visionary goals, like Joe’s own, are well-known among company staff. Focused, aligned efforts leading the company’s vision, developing leadership and motivating team members continually propel GHF to reach its true potential. GHF’s many accolades include guiding Gainesville, Florida to become “The Healthiest Community in America,” featured on the cover of INC Magazine, and becoming the only Florida company named one of “The Best Small Companies in America, 2016” by Forbes. Joe was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 for contributions to his industry. Video link mentioned: https://fb.watch/1g9noHBvIK/ Connect with Joe Cirulli: https://www.ghfc.com/joe#.V9mELJMrIkg Connect with GHF: https://www.facebook.com/gainesvillefit https://www.instagram.com/gainesvillehealth https://www.youtube.com/user/GHFCadmin https://www.linkedin.com/company/gainesville-health-&-fitness --- Making Pittsburgh Healthy is now the Restoring Innate Health podcast. Listen to episode #79 to find out why! https://www.in8life.com/restoringinnatehealthpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/in8life/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/in8life/ Contact Dr. Tressler: email@example.com Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts! Every review helps others find the show. Thanks for the support!
Joe Cirulli on Seeing Success as a Course, not a Destination
Joe Cirulli, owner and founder of Gainesville Health & Fitness, has focused his life on two things: helping people become healthy and building a company culture that inspires people to become their best. His clubs rank globally in the top percentile for sales, management, and community service. With his staff, he has accomplished many goals including making and keeping Gainesville, Florida "The Healthiest Community in America." In this episode, we dive into his journey from a mind, body, and spirit approach. He shares his hopes for the future of fitness industry as well as individual fitness and he give his insights on what drives him to continue to make an impact on others. You can find Gainesville Health and Fitness and more information on Joe's story here.
Joe Cirulli – How to Build a World-Leading Health Club (#218)
High Intensity Business
Joe Cirulli (joe.cirulli[@]ghfc.com) is the founder and CEO of Gainesville Health & Fitness (GHF) located in Gainesville, Florida. GHF is one of the most well-known and respected health clubs in the world with more than 27,000 members across three sites: a 78,000 square foot club in the heart of Gainesville, a 25,000 square foot club in the Tioga Town Center, and a 14,000 square foot women-only center in Thornebrooke Village. 2018 marked the 40th year of business for GHF. Cirulli also shares ownership of two rehabilitation centers: ReQuest Physical Therapy and ReQuest Physical Therapy at Tioga with North Florida Regional Medical Center. He employs over 400 people among his Gainesville Health & Fitness Centers and ReQuest Physical Therapy locations. Joe has focused his life on two things: helping people become healthy and building a company culture that inspires people to become their best. With an inspiring success story, Joe is invited to speak around the world sharing best business practices that have come from a lifetime of building his dream. Never wavering in his vision or efforts despite adversity—from working for companies that went bankrupt to living on his last 12 cents in his car—Joe’s quest always has been to inspire human potential. At 24, he started Gainesville Health & Fitness with only $1,700! In this podcast, Joe talks about his business journey, how to overcome life/business challenges, how he turned his last 12 cents into a thriving fitness center, fundamentals of running an HIT business, and much more. Need help with your HIT Business? Join the HIT Business Membership
"I wanted to become the greatest we could become in one town and through influence, be able to affect the world," says Joe Cirulli. . .and he's done exactly that. Everyone in the HALO sector knows Joe's name. He's been a trusted Mentor, adviser and friend to many of the top people in the industry and is highly respected across the board. He worked for 6 clubs that all went bankrupt before borrowing $1,700 to get his start. Gainesville is now ~80,000 sq feet with over 28,000 members and 500 employees. This should be required listening for absolutely everyone in the HALO sector.
Taking Risks in Entrepreneurship with Joe Cirulli from Gainesville Health & Fitness
WHOA GNV Podcast
This week meet Joe Cirulli, one of the biggest entrepreneurial influencers in Gainesville, FL! On the podcast, Joe tells us what led him to start his business - Gainesville Health & Fitness and how he has built a unique and inspiring culture in their workplace! He's continually grown his business, the culture and his employees to all become greater and now his clubs rank globally in the top percentile for sales, management, and community service. Let us know what you think of this week's episode and leave us a review! CONNECT WITH OUR GUEST: Joe Cirulli firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.ghfc.com https://www.facebook.com/gainesvillefit https://www.instagram.com/gainesvillehealth CHECK OUT OUR LAST EPISODE: Becoming CEO of the Rockefeller Foundation at 26 with John Spence | WHOA GNV Podcast: https://youtu.be/vPi7jWv4Roc CONNECT WITH OUR PODCAST & NOMINATE A GUEST: https://www.whoagnv.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/whoagnv Facebook: http://facebook.com/whoagnvpodcast Twitter: http://twitter.com/whoagnv Know someone that would be PERFECT for our show? Nominate them here! https://www.whoagnv.com/nominate-a-guest/ THE PODCAST BRINGING YOU BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS THAT MAKE YOU GO WHOA! Join us on the journey and listen on... iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/whoa-gnv-podcast/id1381002391?mt=2&i=1000410719480 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/whoagnv/ Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/whoa-gnv-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3vZ0Bg4FJmdx3VPKg4ehMf?si=2ET-VhjXRtqIDUTp_Dau7w --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whoa-gnv-podcast/support
This episode: Joe Cirulli, founder of Gainesville Health & Fitness Center. Joe began his journey with 12 cents to his name; sleeping both in his car and in the gyms he worked at. In 1978, he managed to open his own gym with just a few thousand dollars. Since then, he has grown multiple facilities to over 130,000 square feet with nearly 500 employees, servicing 28,000 members. This is how he did it.
Episode 32 - Joe Cirulli - Gainesville Health and Fitness Center
The Fitness Retention Podcast
Joe is a legend. He started a gym 40 years ago and has grown it to 28,000 members with an annual retention rate 10% higher than his closest competitors. This episode is helpful not just for retention and fitness, but also life.
For Joe Cirulli, Owner of Gainesville Health & Fitness Center, leadership comes down to finding what you're passionate about and giving it your all. Though his company is now a Forbes Small Giant, Joe's journey has included hardships and lessons learned, from early childhood lessons on the fragility of health to how he finally uncovered what was truly important to him — inspiring people to become their best. This episode, Joe engages in a genuine, authentic conversation about the time and effort he's invested in building a business that makes the world a better place.
Joe Cirulli: International Fitness Expert_Nov 8th, 2014
David Essel ALIVE! XM Radio Show Archives
Joe Cirulli: International Fitness Expert, Owner, Gainesville Health and Fitness Centers..... Do you think it's not possible to totally transform your body? Have you given up hope to finally lose the weight and get into amazing shape? Joe says "Hold On!" Tune in..... be amazed. Website: www.ghfc.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/gainesvillefitTwitter: https://twitter.com/GHFC