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News Archive for August, 2017

Sunshine Vitamin Helps NFL Players Make Team: Study

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Players with higher vitamin D levels were less likely to get cut from the team during preseason in a study involving members of the Pittsburg Steelers, the Vitamin D Council reports. Higher levels also related to less likelihood of suffering …

Mix & Mingle with Industry Members at the ASA World Summit

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

The ASA World Summit – Conference and Open Board Meeting in Nashville will kick off with a Friday night Welcome Reception, where you can catch up with old industry friends and network with other salon owners, product and equipment vendors …

Surgeon Turned Entrepreneur Embraces Sunshine for Healthy, Happy Employees

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Business owner and former neurosurgeon Daniel Wei-Chen Hong, MD, uses the power of the sun to keep his team happy, healthy and productive with “Summer Fridays,” a business policy that typically offers employees half or full days off between Memorial …

Highly Recommended: Encourage online reviews to enhance trust in your business

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Thinking about checking out that new Italian restaurant in town but not too sure what to think of it? Chances are, you’ll most likely conduct research before making your final decision. Following a Google search, you stumble upon phenomenal reviews: …

Ask Your Way into a Sale

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Clearly, tanning is a service industry. But so many salon owners separate customer service and the services that they charge for; in reality, these things are one and the same. The most valuable service you provide for your clients is …

Mean(s) to an End

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

By Damien Feiklowicz, Sunless Inc.

“Give me a one-handed economist,” quipped President Harry Truman in frustration with his policy advisors who qualified their remarks, ‘on the one hand… but on the other hand…’ So, in the hopes of avoiding that …

Explore Nashville’s Historic Sites

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

There’s more to Nashville than what meets the ear.

We know all about the sounds – namely the live music and roar of the crowded streets of the Honky Tonk Highway – but what do you need to stop and …

How to Diffuse Defensive Behavior

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

By Ashley Laabs

Imagine that you have called a meeting with one of your salespeople to discuss her performance. She is a valuable member of the team who consistently closes sales, but you notice that she would be doing better …