Bryan Klein is the founder and CEO of THE MAX Challenge. Bryan opened the doors to his first business at just 18 years old and quickly rose to the top of his industry, receiving accolades and awards for his success. Bryan opened THE MAX Challenge’s first location in Manalapan, New Jersey, with just 32 members. Within six months he grew his member base to 500 members, and to date, THE MAX Challenge has inspired more than 100,000 transformations by way of a network of more than 80 operating centers throughout the United States and nearly 20 locations in development.
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[0:59] Josh introduces today’s guest, Bryan Klein, the founder and CEO of THE MAX Challenge.
[2:49] Josh welcomes Bryan to Franchise Euphoria.
[3:47] Bryan covers the basics on what THE MAX Challenge is and the emotional story that led him to found the concept.
[5:28] Prior to starting THE MAX, Bryan was a serial entrepreneur and piloted several business concepts.
[7:33] Bryan considers the criteria that makes a business idea or opportunity worth pursuing.
[11:41] Even as a young entrepreneur, Bryan was infatuated with the idea of franchising, and decades later when he built up his concept enough, he launched his own franchising efforts.
[16:36] Josh sheds light on what makes an operations manual a living and breathing document.
[18:12] Bryan views running a franchise system very similarly to how they run their individual business locations – they emphasize the quality of service given.
[21:19] Bryan paints the picture of what the look and feel of walking into a location for THE MAX Challenge.
[25:14] Prior to the situation with COVID-19, THE MAX Challenge had been exploring online service options, so when the government shutdown came around, they were already primed to supply online services.
[31:24] If you want to learn more about THE MAX Challenge, visit their websites listed below.
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