During our Big Goals, Big Rewards competition, businesses from all over the United States were challenged to improve their businesses through growing their client base, increasing the number of bookings that were made online or growing their overall revenue. We are proud to present the nine businesses whose bold decisions brought them extraordinary results:
GRAND PRIZE WINNER
Mt. Kisco, NY
NextBarre is owned by Heather Queiroz and Diana Pecci and opened in January 2015. Heather says the best piece of advice she's received as a business owner is "Do something that you love, because it will consume you 24/7."
The staff at NextBarre in Mt. Kisco, NY
East Hampton, NY
Well Within is owned by Emma Field and has been open for eight months. Emma says that the best advice she got while opening her business was to pay attention to the locals in her resort community: "They are the ones who will keep your business thriving all year round when the vacationers leave."
Grove and Kane
Grove and Kane is owned by Karen Olsoy. Karen designed Grove and Kane to be a "place where results come first."
HAWC Gym Inc.
San Ramon, CA
HAWC Gym is owned by Dan Farrier and opened in the summer of 2013. At HAWC, Dan offers a well-rounded fitness program that helps clients lose weight.
RPM Cycling Studio
RPM Cycling Studio is owned by Carol Tatro and is the first and only indoor cycling studio offering a full-body workout in a studio setting in Worcester County, Massachusetts.
Level Salon Studio
Level Salon Studio is owned by Jody Sasser. Since opening four years ago, Level Salon Studio has serviced over 1000 customers and received a "Best in Pearland Award" in 2014.
Waite Park, MN
Rejuv Medical is owned by Joel Baumgartner and has been open for five years. The best business advice the team at Rejuv Medical received is "Work is like practice; the more you practice, the better you practice and then the better you are on game day."
New Bedford, MA
Boutique Fitness is owned by Lara Harrington and Angela Correi-Johnson. The team at Boutique Fitness focuses on personal training and nutritional coaching and offers a "Book of Love" for customers to download to help their clients start their journey to wellness.
Abyss Salon is owned by Magdalena Grullon and offers a variety of salon services to its patrons, ranging from blow outs to extensions. The team at the salon is also dedicated to giving back to their community through volunteering.