Kay Nyenuh’s Journey from Refugee Camp in Ghana to Aussie Entrepreneur
Just a few years ago, Kay Nyenuh was sitting in a refugee camp in Ghana not knowing where his next meal would come from. In 2009, he moved to Australia and is now a personal trainer who owns a successful gym operating in multiple locations in Queensland.
Kay has become a sought-after expert on physical health, with regular media appearances. He overcame such difficult circumstances by continually asking a simple question: ‘How Bad Do I Want It?’
In this episode, Kay talks in-depth about his journey from a refugee camp in Ghana to successful entrepreneur in Mackay, Queensland. He talks about his gym, Muscle Garden, and the marketing strategy he used to grow from 60 members to 300 members in just a few months. Kay also explains how he gives back to the community while promoting his gym. Enjoy!
- Kay’s journey from a refugee camp in Ghana to a life in Australia.
- Muscle Garden’s philosophy of being a gym for everyday people.
- How Muscle Garden contributes to the community.
- The challenge of balancing entrepreneurship with raising a family.
- How a visit to Africa gave Kay the clarity to take a leap of faith in business.
- How Kay leveraged partnerships to grow his gym.
13:44 – 14:40 – Helping people
26:50 – 29:05 – How Muscle Garden contributes to the community
34:05 – 35:13 – Taking a leap of faith
40:22 – 42:16 – Muscle Garden’s marketing strategy
46:15 – 46:50 – The power of greeting someone by their name
49:46 – 50:49 – Partnerships
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