There is always a dollar to be made out there, but you must:
Offer what customers want;
Have good methods and disciplines;
Accurate feedback information;
The ability to translate your findings and good ideas into action plans.
Today, tapping into the heartbeat of your neighborhood or community, is just the first step. Technology has forced us all to think globally in order to remain competitive. With our clients now able to search out and educate themselves on everything from ancient healing remedies to state of the art water therapies; planetary sustainability and greening lifestyles; to sleep remedies and laughter workshops, we too must have advanced knowledge and offerings that support this newest and most powerful world-wide movement towards living long and living strong.
It is very useful to compare your projected figures to actual outcomes, as this will provide you with an even greater level of accuracy in predicting future business possibilities. Ducoff: Cash Flow Projections are the "businesses budget". This is looking through the car window shield, or even better, at your satellite navigational system — "I want to get from here, to there".
I've heard it said that a truly motivated, forward-thinking business professional spends an average of 10 - 15 hours each month on continuing education. Over a 12 month period, that equates to 120 - 180 hours of boosting your knowledge base through: 1) Seminars, webinars and trade show presentations; 2) Participating in advanced courses of study; 3) Reading, internet research and data collection; 4) Car audio recordings and videos; and 5) Your choice of any of the mind-expanding resources that are out there and available to you. How's it looking so far?
Most of the time, the success of our day depends on our overall attitude and our subsequent behaviours. Perhaps one of the most important considerations that we can take with us each day, is the way we choose to interact and respond to the people and things in our surroundings, which will be a direct reflection of how we in turn, are received and treated.
Being able to find the right combination of rewards is fun! Your Compensation Package represents the whole of your choices based on the above outlined "Generally Accepted Methods of Payment". Each have their place in the Spa industry and in fact your ability to effectively combine these pay options to suit the needs will dictate the overall success of the Package.