Today on the Growing with Purpose podcast, Paul Spiegelman interviews Joe Cirulli, Owner and Founder of Gainesville Health & Fitness Center. For Joe, 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. Tune into Joe's story here.
[8:10] Childhood Lessons: As Long As You Have Your Health, You Have Everything
[12:00] What You Learn When You Lose a Parent
[16:40] Setting Inspiring — and Audacious — Goals
[21:55] Switching the Focus from Selling to Helping People
[27:00] Expanding, Remodeling, and Redesigning the Business
[30:50] The Stuff that Keeps You Grounded — the Human Impact
[38:00] The Most Important Characteristic of a Leader: Connection to People