EP_007: Sami Sweeney of Pure Barre

Welcome back! On this episode we have Sami Sweeney, owner and operator of six Pure Barre studios in the greater Seattle area. Born in Seattle and raised in Idaho, Sami turned her passion for strength, dance and the power of personal connection into one of Seattle’s biggest fitness communities. A Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree and Fitbit Ambassador, Sami introduced Pure Barre to Seattle in 2010 and built her 6 locations with over 50 team members on the principles of being present, involved and leading by example. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur or an owner that is looking to take the next step, you need to listen to this podcast and follow Sami’s journey.

On this episode, we discussed:

  • How Sami found Pure Barre

  • Differences between leaders and managers

  • How she communicate Pure Barre’s vision on a regular bases to a team that is spread out

  • How to decide between two seemly equal candidates when hiring

  • Where she sees herself a year from now

  • How she is able to balance being a owner and a new mother

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