BFS-NYC 2019 Speakers – Five Questions with Canada Salter

Canada Salter

Who or what inspires you as a business owner and why?

My inspiration comes from untouched opportunity in my industry. Change and growth within my company makes us better and keeps competition from catching us.

What is one of the most important lessons that you have learned as a studio owner?

The most important lessons as a business owner is treating employees how you like to be treated. Staff retention and development is key to the success of the business. If employees are happy, customers are happy.

What do you love most about being a studio owner?

The most rewarding thing about being a business owner is seeing employees thrive financially and love what they do. In addition to this, it is gratifying to hear customers talk about their experience at our locations.

What book, video, podcast, Ted Talk, etc. that has influenced your management philosophy and why?

Dave Ramsey has a great management philosophy; it’s simple and to the point.