Ryan Lee’s Continuity Summit Recap

Posted on 18. May, 2009 by in Fitness Boot Camp Marketing, Marketing Fitness, Personal Trainer Sales Systems


Ok so here’s the deal – I’m sitting here in the lobby of the Hilton in Stamford Connecticut, after all of the madness that was THE CONTINUITY SUMMIT

I’m pecking away on the computer at a few things I wanted to implement tonight – the event ended earlier today, and I decided to stay an extra night at the hotel, to kind of decompress and sort through all of my notes, etc.

Doug is passed out on the couch – we’ve gone through a few straight 16 hour days of learning, net-working, and tom-foolery, and it’s nearly 2AM right now, so he’s got a right to be beat –

We just went through another impromptu “session” with another of the many millionaire and deci-millionaire entrepreneurs we’ve hung with and talked to over the course of this long weekend –

The dinners, drinks, and hallway sessions were just as valuable as anything we learned on stage, which is pretty incredible because this event had one of the best line-ups I’ve seen anywhere – I was the only idiot taking notes over Patron shots and dinner at PF Cheng’s –

Kaiser Serajuddin and Isabel De Los Rios at Ryan Lee's Continuity SummitI also made a ton of new friends, both with people I’ve admired from afar but never met (here’s me and one such person, the very pregnant first lady of fitness e-books Isabel De Los Rios), and with people I’ve been in touch with but was meeting for the first time – including a ton of top flight trainers and entrepreneurs that I’ve come in contact with through my blog, like Noel Lyons, Brian Cannone, Greg Anderson, Nii Wilson, Atonio Valladares, and many, many more –

This thing was better than advertised – that was the consensus among everyone I spoke too. Even though several of the speakers had products to sell, what is traditionally known as a “pitch-fest”, that was more than acceptable because of the unbelievable marketing and business content that was delivered up there –

Shit! I got to meet Mark Joyner, a guy who’s had a huge impact on how I think and view the world – a few of the bits he shared during his segment were completely profound and again, shifted some of my ideas, and brought much more clarity to others – again, the guy’s a genius.

I also met Mark Victor Hansen, who’s sold over 175 million books – if you didn’t catch how he punked me, check it out in the videos in the last post. That’s fine though – I’ll take it from a guy like him – his segment was incredible, and just talking to a guy of his caliber changed me.

So thanks again to my buddy Ryan Lee (the continuity king) for bringing me and Doug out here as his guests and taking such good care of us – if you ever get the chance to meet him, you’ll immediately understand the secret to his success – he’s probably the most genuinely nice person I’ve ever met in my life (and he also has gorilla balls made of brass!).

Now I’ve got a few weeks to take action on what I’ve learned here and the connections I made, which is always the most important part – the next event lined up is FAST TRACK fitness marketing event by Pat, Nick, and Jim being held out in New Jersey on the last three days of this month.

Check out the speakers at this one if you haven’t already: www.fasttrackfitnessmillions.com. It’s another all star list, a little more fitness centered but still guaranteed to be crazy. Last I heard from Pat Rigsby, they’ve expanded it to a bigger room at the venue, so there are still some spots left – if I were you I’d snag one.

You’ll be hearing more about that one from me – after what I’ve just been through, I don’t think I’m ever missing another fitness marketing event again!

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NII WILSON

18. May, 2009

Kaiser. It was a great pleasure meeting you man. The event was insane and hope to connect with you sometime soon since we are both in NYC.

With Fast Track and The Continuity Summit in the same month I think May will be a great month for all fitness professionals.

p.s.- the best stuff is learned over patron shots…LOL

Kaiser

18. May, 2009

Pleasure was all mine buddy – you’re one of the most positive dudes I ever met – looking forward to getting you on the blog in the near future –

Yeah, the conferences this month have been crazy – my brain’s cooked, but I’m looking forward to FAST TRACK – see you there man!

NII WILSON

20. May, 2009

I have to stay positive man. Optimism in a great trait for a business owner. Your BLOG is a great service to trainers and I want to continue my education to pass on great knowledge the way you are.

I am down to help you any way any how.

Positivity is my thing man. Having sickle cell my only option is a hospital bed. We can save that for the BLOG post : )

peace

Noel Lyons

20. May, 2009

Hey Kaiser,
Appreciate the shout-out. Great to meet you too after following your awesome blog and watching you in action capturing those videos etc
That late-night impromptu presentation showed us that before long information will be plentiful and easy will mean everyone is going it. The difference will be WHO you are and WHO you hang out with. Better to start building that social capital sooner rather than later .. by getting to events! Like Arnie said – I’ll be back!

Ryan Lee

20. May, 2009

Hey Kaiser,
I can’t thank you enough for all your help this weekend. You said you wanted a real “behind-the-scenes” look at the madness – you got it!

Seriously, you and Doug were troopers and I truly appreciate you helping out all weekend (especially during the speed connecting!). Once they’re ready, a set of the DVDs (all 17 of them) are coming your way.

Keep rockin’
Ryan

Kaiser

20. May, 2009

Yup – definitely Ryan! I got a lot more than I was expecting – the whole thing was crazy – but what’s funniest is you seemed to hold the whole thing together almost like magic – and I saw you hanging and partying every night even more than I was – I don’t know how you do it man – haha – needless to say inside and outside the conference hall, this weekend was another life-changer – TRANSFORMATION – that’s something Ryan can do unlike anyone else, period.

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