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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…

The Easygoing Benefits of Aromatherapy

553018_10151819159133052_565681989_nAS EASY AS BREATHING: The Easygoing Benefits of Aromatherapy by Peter Friis, CEO, www.essioshower.com What’s Old is New When it comes to addressing the most common human issues, spas reflect this perhaps more than any other industry. For example, today spas call upon the ancient traditions of Ayurveda and pre-Columbian meso-American rituals and ingredients and everything in-between, from applying heated stones to marma-points to burning sweetgrass and sage “smudges”, to bust stress and re-energize, for balanced body and radiant skin. Continue Reading…

New Spas2b Scholarship Program

siac-acis--logo--800px The Spa Industry Association of Canada, Leading Spas of Canada and Spas2b Inc. are pleased to announce the launch of their Spa Management Scholarship Award Program.  The inaugural offering for this new Member Benefit program is:  Course #1 – Spa Start Up, Management & Operations Course of Study, provided by Spas2b Inc. Continue Reading…

6 Facts that Impact your next Leg of Growth

iStock_000000587551Medium  What is the underlying state of your business’s future? Do you need to ‘shore up’ so that you can own your tomorrow? Here are 6 questions you can ask yourself as you strategize for the year ahead: 1.  How are you broadening your capabilities? Continue Reading…

Upcoming Webinar: Stop Confusing Wants with Needs!

leading-spas-canada--logo Webinars Spa Industry Association of Canada is pleased to present a series of one-hour, online education presentations in 2014.   Stop Confusing What’s Wanted with What Actually Works! Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2pm Eastern Presented by:   Leslie Lyon, Spas2b Leslie Lyon is President of Spas2b Inc., and has been involved in the Spa Industry for over 30 years.  Continue Reading…