training

Getting ready for a beautiful IECSC show!

I'm so excited even though I have been lecturing for years about the IECSC and IBS shows. Happy excitement. I hope some of you who read our Blogs are attending. NYC will be at it's finest. There does not appear to be a sign of snow at this time. YAY! Ple
I'm so excited even though I have been lecturing for years about the IECSC and IBS shows. Happy excitement. I hope some of you who read our Blogs are attending. NYC will be at it's finest. There does not appear to be a sign of snow at this time. YAY! Please see the show brochure and explore all the classes...

Join ASTECC founder Anne Bramham on 2 Continents and receive NCBTMB CE Credits

Attention estheticians and massage therapists! Take your skills to the next level with Anne Bramham's ASTECC training in 2011.
Spa therapists have a unique opportunity to train with ASTECC founder Anne Bramham across the US and in Europe this year. Bramham is one of my mentors and her trainings are widely regarded as the gold standard for spa therapy education. For the third consecutive year, Questex Media Group hosts Bramham’s ASTECC program at IECSC New York, Las Vegas and...

The Price We Pay To Be the BEST

As I sat there enjoying the great music and watching the young talented musicians, one thing stuck out: the role of the band director. I thought, I can’t imagine the band without this person. What would they sound like if no one was directing? Sometimes
Steps to a Great Performance I had the pleasure to attend the All County Band performance last weekend. What a great experience! I got to watch my son Charlie, who is 13, play the Tuba in the band with all his musically talented friends. We watched 7 th & 8th, 9 th & 10 th and the 11 th &...

Employee training = investment strategy

Training is an investment that returns top line growth and satisfied clients.
I support Dori Soukop's comments in her blog entry, Business Training and Success, and would like to comment further. She is right; spas and salons have for years relied on vendors to provide sales training, with the idea that we were "saving money" somehow by doing that. And you may get lucky, you may have a vendor who has a...

Wellness Tourism Trend to Grow in Strength According to Experts

Wellness Tourism is receiving more recognition as a growing trend across the globe. The Global Spa Summit and SRI International are currently conducting a survey on wellness trends throughout the spa industry.
Wellness Tourism is receiving more recognition as a growing trend across the globe. The Global Spa Summit and SRI International are currently conducting a survey on wellness trends throughout the spa industry. Professors at The Research Institute for Leisure and Tourism in Bern Switzerland identified Wellness Tourism as an emerging trend in a 2001 White Paper, Wellness Tourism: A market...