May23

Keeping Employees Engaged: A Step Toward Reducing Turnover

Keeping Employees Engaged: A Step Toward Reducing Turnover

Experts estimate it costs more than twice an employee’s salary to find and train a replacement. Twice the salary? At that rate, most spas can’t afford to lose an employee but turnover rates in the spa industry are alarmingly high.

May18

Helping Athletes Recover Through Spa Therapy

Helping Athletes Recover Through Spa Therapy

Athletes need to give their muscles a break to enable them to push themselves to even further limits. What better way to relax and rejuvenate than at the spa?

May16

Stop Being a Micromanager! 6 Tips for Learning the Art of Delegation

Stop Being a Micromanager! 6 Tips for Learning the Art of Delegation

Ready to drastically change your management style? Here are some tips to stop being a micromanager.

May12

4 Thought-Provoking Questions By Brené Brown

4 Thought-Provoking Questions By Brené Brown

When Daring Greatly best-selling author Brené Brown made a brave decision to talk about her own struggle with shame and vulnerability at a TEDx Talk, she had no idea her life was about to change. Not only did her talk go viral, an incident she calls “happy accident,” but being thrown into the spotlight has also made her realize that the only way to live is to live bravely. 

May11

Is the Fit Right? How to Spot Hiring Red Flags

Is the Fit Right? How to Spot Hiring Red Flags

With the shortage of labor in the spa industry, every manager seems to have a similar problem: finding the right candidates for open positions who will do the job well, bring excitement and fit within your existing team and culture.

May09

6 Fail-Safe Methods to Improve Your Company’s Culture

6 Fail-Safe Methods to Improve Your Company’s Culture

A company’s culture is its personality. Culture defines the work environment and is made up of the company’s mission, values, ethics, expectations and goals.

May05

Welcome New Members - April 2017

Welcome New Members - April 2017

In the month of April, 25 new members joined the International SPA Association. Among them are 17 spa members, six vendors, one student and one educator. Join us in welcoming our new members to the ISPA community!

May04

Conversations with Joanna Garzilli

Conversations with Joanna Garzilli

Creating success for yourself can be difficult at times. The outside noise can sometimes be louder than our own thoughts and intentions. Joanna Garzilli helps her clients overcome the outside noise and inner demons to allow themselves to achieve their version of success. 

 

May01

Success Stories: Partnering for the Future

Success Stories: Partnering for the Future

Leaders are not born; they are made. As an industry, we must work together to find the leaders among us and build them up to their full potential. There is no greater success story than taking the knowledge gained through experience and imparting it on the next generation of spa leaders. 

May01

May Pulse is Now Live!

May Pulse is Now Live!

The May 2017 issue of the magazine for the spa professionals is now available online at pulse.experienceispa.com. Members who receive Pulse, be on the lookout as the print edition will be arriving in your mailbox soon.

Apr25

Introducing ISPA Academy

Introducing ISPA Academy

The ISPA Academy was launched this month as a brand new member resource built to provide relevant information and educational resources to help spa professionals grow and make the most well-informed business decisions possible

Apr07

Welcome New Members - March 2017

Welcome New Members - March 2017

March saw 34 new members join the International SPA Association. These new members include 18 vendors, 12 spa members, two service providers and one educator. Join us in welcoming our new members to the ISPA community!

Mar28

Who is Daniel Pink?

Who is Daniel Pink?

We previously introduced you to our opening day keynote presenter, Amy Cuddy. Now that you know all about Amy, we’d like to introduce you to Daniel Pink, our day two keynote presenter for the 2017 ISPA Conference & Expo. Without further ado, let’s learn a little bit more about him.

Mar10

Who is Amy Cuddy?

Who is Amy Cuddy?

As you may have heard, ISPA recently announced  social psychologist Amy Cuddy as the opening keynote speaker at the 2017 ISPA Conference & Expo coming up in October. This probably led to one of two reactions for you: “Amy Cuddy? I love her!” or, “Amy Cuddy? I may need to Google her!” Well we saved you the research and gathered some fast facts to help you get to know our opening keynote speaker.

Mar03

Welcome New ISPA Members - February 2017

Welcome New ISPA Members - February 2017

Join us in welcoming the 16 new members of the International SPA Association who joined in February. These new members include six vendors, four spa members, three students and two service providers and one educator.

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