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The #1 Formula Spa Managers must know when Discounting

Fotolia_32331787_XS  Spa Managers need every relevant tool available to them, in order to make sound business decisions regarding cost containment and profitability.  It is vital for Managers to know how to measure and evaluate each spectrum of business performance in order to strategically and logically ensure success and sustainability. Continue Reading…

30 Things I’ve learned from 30 years an Entrepreneur

2015-03-06 16.46.37  I started my first business in 1985/1986; a Spa Development company I called Lyonshare Consulting. I had worked in the Spa Industry at that point, for all of a few short years. But I was sure I knew everything there was to know.   Continue Reading…

New 2015 Trends, or an Age-old Philosophy?

MP900437312Its Trends time…is that time for big change? With the flood of information rushing down the pipes on what’s new and trending; you may be scurrying to identify which predictions you should ‘jump on’, how to do that, and when. Continue Reading…

What you need to know about the Future of Retail

regency1-640jpg__640x360_q85_crop.jpg__640x360_q85_crop    The Global Spa and Wellness Summit in Marrakesh, Morocco this past September had a host of very good speakers. Paul Price, CEO of Creative Realities, USA and Edie Weiner, President of Weiner, Edrich, Brown, Inc., USA, really got you thinking about the future, and where we’re all going in this rapidly changing world of ours… more specifically, what we’ll need to do to engage the new age consumer. Continue Reading…

Prepare yourself for the Urban Express – GSWS 2014

20140911_115327  At the Global Spa & Wellness Summit, Marrakesh – Sept /2014   Get ready to learn the language and recipes of the new economy Kjell Nordstrom – Phd, Swedish Economist, Co-author of ‘Funky Business’   “Planning will not work.  We could plan…but we can’t” Kjell is a futurist.   Continue Reading…

Strategic Planning – A Spa Management Priority

64971  Strategic Planning starts with the end in mind It is a disciplined, yet agile action plan carried out by management that includes collecting data and using that data to make informed choices that will strengthen business operations.  It helps you identify your core values, the vision you want to ensue, where you can make a difference, and what you will have to do to succeed at it.  Continue Reading…

5 Very Hot Culture Metrics you need to Know

181688_503172613069791_19396159_n  Your CULTUREmetrics are what provide workplace enhancement and foster business growth.  Forging your culture must be deliberately developed, daily.  So before we can even discuss CULTUREmetrics, leaders need to develop actionable, high impact ways to help breathe new life into old habits. Continue Reading…

4 Ways to Calculate Client Value and Grow your Business

1290130_money_1  Not all clients hold the same (potential) value when it comes to your business.  So it’s important to consider why you might be handling a client you only see twice a year, the same way you are handling a client that comes in every week.  Continue Reading…

Trend Jumping: How, Why and What is it?

iStock_000000776824Medium  Competition pushes innovative businesses to become ever more innovative… But that requires ‘innovative thinking’ be woven into cultures and leaders to become more than just thought leaders; but now, thought ‘teachers’ Being a charismatic leader is no longer enough.  Today, leaders have to build their teams to think more cohesively (as well as independently), and creatively, in order to build a collective support system of innovators who are good at spotting and filtering trends to determine which ones to ‘jump’ on.   Continue Reading…

Mentoring is Power Multiplied

hero  Knowledge is power. Knowledge shared is power multiplied. Robert Noyce What we don’t know we don’t know, is the reason we all need a mentor Mentoring is a time and money saving strategy useful for developing employees, so that the organization can uphold business standards and excel in their success metrics. Continue Reading…