What would it be like to be a part of one of the most dominant fitness brands in Australia? Jacinta McDonell would know. She’s the co-founder of a brand you’ve probably heard of - Anytime Fitness Australia, as well as the founder of not-for-profit Human Kind Project and a yoga studio called W1LL. With over 500 clubs in Australia and half a million Australian members, this has not been an easy journey but we explore just how she became the powerhouse she is today. We also get to know more about her spirituality and her legacy through her family and her philanthropic projects. If you’ve ever wanted to delve into the mind of this remarkable entrepreneur, this is your chance, don’t miss it! Timestamps: 3:10 - A Family Affair 9:55 - The growth of Anytime Fitness Australia 17:32 - The importance of consciousness 20:46 - Franchising, exits, and investments 25:55 - The Human Kind Project 38:542 - What does your legacy look like?
BELIEF. IDENTITY. CREATION. Jacinta McDonell, business powerhouse and co-founder of Anytime Fitness Australia joins Oz on this week's Words With Oz Podcast. Having been at the pinnacle of Australia's most successful fitness chain, Jacinta's wisdom, thoughts and view on life are ripe for investigating. As you'll hear in this incredible episode... it's not just education in business that Jacinta imparts, her transition toward mindfulness, awareness and impactful living will inspire you to change your view and actions in this world. Jacinta's specific question was: "Over a decade ago you introduced the country to its number one health chain, and now you have found a new focus in The Human Kind Project and ever popular W1LL Studio. How do you decide it’s ‘time’? What are your drivers to stay true to purpose not product nor profit? And why do we need this done in our generation?" Oz and Jacinta discuss her view on education, the nimble nature of Anytime Fitness, as well the importance of courage & belief. Have a pen and paper ready... this show is full of incredible insights. Enjoy the show. IG: @jacintamcdonell, @humankindproject, @w1llstudio www: humankindproject.org.au Show Notes 00.00 : 02.33 - Introduction & Adverts 02.34 : 03.29 - WWO Intro 03.30 : 06.59 - Introducing Jacinta & The Human Kind Project 07.00 : 08.09 - Leadership in Action 08.10 : 10.24 - Change in Them, Change in Me 10.25 : 14.05 - recognising what matters 14.06 : 18.59 - Mindfulness & meditation 19.00 : 20.42 - Shifting Identity 20.43 : 26.39 - Anytime Fitness Au is born 26.40 : 29.58 - Healthy Debate 29.59 : 34.37 - Business in Education 34.38 : 3823 - Life is not all Rosie 38.24 : 44.29 - Growth from a Happy Place 44.30 : 46.48 - Reach Out 46.49 : 50.37 - Love Yourself First 50.38 : 52.37 - Believe in Unattainable 52.38 : 55.26 - Core Values 55.27 : 56.49 - the Challenge to Simplify 56.50 : 57.42 - Exit Signs 57.43 : 59.24 - Inspiring Jacinta 59.25 : 59.49 - Unusual JM 59.50 : 1.00.26 - School Morning Mantra 1.00.27 : 1.03.14 - Oz' Take Aways 1.03.15 : 1.03.39 - Contacts 1.03.40 : 1.04.04 - Jacinta's Most Ambitious 1.04.05 : 1.04.40 - Thank You & Wrap Up IG: @wordswithoz www: wordswithoz.com