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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 … 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 … Continue reading →

Identify your ‘Top Tier’ most Profitable Spa Services

  Spas2b is happy to have been invited as a Guest Editor for the Global Spa & Wellness Summit on identifying your most profitable service performers, for better profitability.  If you need to know more about positioning your services for profit and … Continue reading →

Spa Start Ups: Spa Management’s biggest threat?

  My sources have been pointing to a fairly significant upswing in spa entrepreneurs coming back on-stream, and in this recent study I unearthed at Small Business Trends, a research report conducted in 2012 by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) was highlighted.  … Continue reading →

9 Start Up Habits that will Transform your Work – Re-Blog

      When I left journalism school, I and half of the grad students in my class entered the job market as freelancers. (It’s a tough market for journalists, even today). And then a peculiar thing happened: all of … Continue reading →

Rising Supplier Costs = Raising Spa Prices – Part 2

  In Part 1 of this 2-Part Blog Series on Rising Supplier Costs, we talked about ‘reflecting’, not ‘absorbing’ price increases, as well as the importance of setting standards for price increases in your business, ongoing.  In this Part 2, we’ll discuss … Continue reading →

Rising Supplier Costs = Raising Spa Prices – Part 1

  This Part 1 of our 2-Part Blog Series on Rising Supplier Costs will cover the importance of ‘reflecting’, not ‘absorbing’ price increases, as well as an introduction to setting standards for price increases in your business.      Running a … Continue reading →

Should 60 minute Spa Treatments become 75 minutes?

    A question submitted to Spas2b: We are just doing our menu of services and have always thought we should book on the hour and complete the service in 50 minutes to still allow for clean up, etc. within … Continue reading →

Top 10 Signage ideas to boost Spa Sales

    In-house signage will help you and your staff do your jobs even better.  If you are opening or renovating a Spa, put signage on your task list…and in your budget.   An effective signage program shouldn’t be an afterthought  Signage is … Continue reading →

Staffing Up Formula made Easy

    Staffing up your Spa Service Professionals is a key component to the success of your spa business, not only on a week to week basis, or as you plan for campaigns and promotions, but most importantly, when it’s … Continue reading →