Read

When you’re moved by the power of the written word – delve in to our latest articles, insights and revelations to drive you and your business forward. If you like what you read please share it. If you’d like to contribute to our articles and insights contact us, we’d love to hear from you.

Taking 10 with...Leon Trayling

Taking 10 with...Leon Trayling

We take 10 with the lovely Leon Trayling, Group Spa Director for Principal hotels and Co-founder & Director of ishga to learn more about him and his journey to date...

Read
Taking 10 with...Nigel Franklyn

Taking 10 with...Nigel Franklyn

We take 10 with Nigel Franklyn, otherwise known as 'The Spa Whisperer''. Nigel shines the brightest light to unleash the true potential in spa and the people that bring them to life and we delve in to learn more about his journey to date...

Read
Taking 10 with...Jane Scrivner

Taking 10 with...Jane Scrivner

We take 10 with Jane Scrivner, Founder of Jane Scrivner Skincare a Great British Natural Skincare range to learn more about the lady behind the brand.

Read
Taking 10 with...Debbie Leon

Taking 10 with...Debbie Leon

We take 10 with Debbie Leon, Owner and Managing Director of Fashionizer & Fashionizer Spa - The couture uniform brand designing and supplying bespoke uniforms for the international luxury hospitality markets to learn more about her journey to date.

Read
Taking 10 with...Penny Weston

Taking 10 with...Penny Weston

We take 10 with Penny Weston, Director at Moddershall Oaks and Sentinel Young Business Person of the Year 2014 to learn more about what drives her to keep pushing the boundaries.

Read
Taking 10 with...Wilfried Dreckman

Taking 10 with...Wilfried Dreckman

We Take 10 with Wilfried Dreckman, Founding Director of Spa Project to learn more about his incredible journey to date and how this influences his work as a leading consultant, trainer and mentor.

Read
Taking 10 with...Lisa Knowles

Taking 10 with...Lisa Knowles

We take 10 with the lovely Lisa Knowles, owner of The Spa Set & Nutriality to learn more about her over her 30year career in spa and wellness.

Read
Taking 10 with...Sali Flores

Taking 10 with...Sali Flores

We take 10 with Sali Flores, M.D of Natura Bissé for UK & Ireland to learn more about the lady leading the region with this pioneering professional brand to discover more about her and her journey to date..

Read
Taking 10 with...Ingo Schweder

Taking 10 with...Ingo Schweder

We take 10 with Ingo Schweder, Founder & CEO of GOCO Hospitality, and Managing Director of Horwath HTL Health and Wellness - global leaders in designing, developing and operating spas, wellness retreats and wellness communities to learn more about the man behind the smile.

Read
Taking 10 with...Barbara Cooke

Taking 10 with...Barbara Cooke

We take 10 with Barbara Cooke, Owner & M.D of BCSoftwear to learn more about her journey to date and the decision that took her from the world of IT to leading and supplying linens to 85% of the UK Spa Industry.

Read
Taking 10 with...Andrew Hammond

Taking 10 with...Andrew Hammond

We take 10 with the affable Andrew Hammond, Director of Spa Life International - the seriously fun event for spa managers, directors and owners to learn more about the man driven to get industry connected and collaborating.

Read
Taking 10 with...Sally Curson

Taking 10 with...Sally Curson

We take 10 with the wonderful Sally Curson, Creator and Founder of the Face Matters skin care range to learn more about what spurred her to launch her botanical and collagen based range.

Read
Taking 10 with...Tracy Brasenell

Taking 10 with...Tracy Brasenell

We take 10 with Tracy Brasenell, National Sales Manager for Caudalie UK & Ireland to learn more about her 25 year journey and the key influences to date.

Read
Taking 10 with...Lou Banks

Taking 10 with...Lou Banks

We take 10 with Lou Banks of Rising Vibe, a change enabler who challenges mindset to enhance performance, and always balances soft skills with a heavy dose of reality.

Read
Taking 10 with...Mehmet Er

Taking 10 with...Mehmet Er

We take 10 with the lovely Mehmet Er. Vice President Global Sales Manager for VINOBLE Cosmetics to learn more about how he came to be doing what he does.

Read
Taking 10 with...Lesley Bacon

Taking 10 with...Lesley Bacon

We take 10 with Lesley Bacon, Hand Picked Hotels Group Health Club & Spa Manager to learn more about her career and what has shaped her to become the lady and leader she is today.

Read
Taking 10 with...Susan Gerrard

Taking 10 with...Susan Gerrard

We take 10 with Industry Icon Susan Gerrard, Chairman of Gerrard International to get an insight in to some of the drivers that have aided in her success.

Read
Taking 10 with...Sammy Gharieni

Taking 10 with...Sammy Gharieni

We take 10 with the effervescent Sammy Gharieni, Founder & CEO of Gharieni - the leading luxury spa and wellness manufacturers from Germany, to learn more about how his journey has made his global brand a forerunner for high quality and innovation. @gharieni.gmbh #GharieniGmbH

Read
Taking 10 with...Carole Jones

Taking 10 with...Carole Jones

We take 10 with Carole Jones, Managing Director of Totally UK to learn more about her journey over the past few decades and how that journey has shaped her.

Read
Taking 10 with...Kay Pennington

Taking 10 with...Kay Pennington

We take 10 with Kay Pennington, Group Spa Manager for the five stunning Aqua Sana Spas at Center Parcs to learn more about what drives her forward.

Read
Taking 10 with...Frank Dick OBE

Taking 10 with...Frank Dick OBE

We take 10 with the inspiration that is Dr Frank Dick OBE to learn more about his incredible journey coaching and driving some of the greatest atheletes and sports teams of our time. Frank is a true legend and these insights give you a little glimpse in to why...

Read
Taking 10 with...Aldina Duarte Ramos

Taking 10 with...Aldina Duarte Ramos

We take 10 with Aldina Duarte Ramos, Well-Being Director of Luxury & Upscale Brands for AccorHotels and get an insight into the key influences that have shaped her life and have enabled her to do what she does.

Read
Taking 10 with...Trent Munday

Taking 10 with...Trent Munday

We take 10 with Trent Munday. With over 25+ years experience in the hotel and spa industries, doing business in over 30 countries we wanted to find out more about the man compelled to ask "Why?"

Read
Taking 10 with...Samantha Sweet

Taking 10 with...Samantha Sweet

We take 10 with Samantha Sweet, Co-Founder of Sweet Squared Limited to learn more about how Samantha came to embody her beautiful 'love and respect' culture

Read
Taking 10 with...Louise Riby

Taking 10 with...Louise Riby

We take 10 with Louise Riby, Managing Director of natural skin and body care brand Elemental Herbology to find out more about her and her journey to date.

Read
Pocket planning

Pocket planning

Many years ago, when I set up my first business as a spa consultant and business strategist: Spa Business DOCTOR, everyone told me that I needed a business plan. When I asked for advice and insights into what exactly should be included in a Business Plan I was overwhelmed with examples, links and recommended resources.

Read
Is virtual a reality?

Is virtual a reality?

..people often think to make a decision to progress with one, they have to forsake the other. But of course that’s not true and really wouldn’t make sense at all. Actually the ideal, and the route shown to generate the most consistent results is what we like to call a ‘Blended Learning’ approach.

Read
The Freedom to Fail

The Freedom to Fail

The freedom to fail is vital if you’re going to succeed. Most successful people fail from time to time, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.

Read
Alone we can do so little!

Alone we can do so little!

We all know that working together, being part of a strong and dynamic team results in greater levels of sustainable and scaleable success. Where the impossible truly becomes the possible! So what will you do to ensure your teams thrive?

Read
Taking 10 with…Tracey Woodward

Taking 10 with…Tracey Woodward

We take 10 with the beauty guru that is Tracey Woodward, CEO of Award Winning Best British Brand 2017, Aromatherapy Associates to learn more about the lady that is.

Read
Taking 10 with…Peigin Crowley

Taking 10 with…Peigin Crowley

We take 10 with the incredibly dynamic Peigin Crowley, leading Spa Consultant at Peigin Crowley Spa Consultancy to learn more about her and her journey to date.

Read
Understanding KPI's

Understanding KPI's

Key performance indicators (or KPI’s) allow a company or organisation to determine the effectiveness of various processes in adhering to the company’s overall aims.

Read
Successful social media in seconds

Successful social media in seconds

Almost everyone in the modern world is, or has been a member of a social media site – which is why social media has quickly become a vital marketing tool for any successful business.

Read
4 ways to stand out at networking events

4 ways to stand out at networking events

Attending the right networking event can put you in touch with a wealth of industry experts and contacts that can help you to grow your reputation and increase your client base.

Read
How much profit do you want to make?

How much profit do you want to make?

“Profit in business comes from repeat customers and customers that bring friends with them” – W.Edward Demis So why is it that asking for ‘referrals’ and leading our guests proactively to ‘rebook’ is still not common place? In fact, let me ask you the question: “When was the last time you asked a client to…

Read
About You

About You

A fun little form to use with your team to identify key things they like, that you can then use to motivate and incentivise them. ABOUT YOU 2017 Remember: People don't really care how much you know, until they know how much you care. Share your ideas on how you get the best out

Read
WELL Building Standard

WELL Building Standard

WELL Building Standard presents the overall strategies, performance targets, and certification and compliance steps required for projects to meet the WELL Building Standard.

Read
Re-Awaken the Giant Within

Re-Awaken the Giant Within

Tony Robbins provides a fascinating, intriguing presentation of cutting-edge findings and insights across a broad spectrum of issues, including the growing consciousness that true success is first anchored to enduring values and service to others.

Read
No Such Thing As Time Management

No Such Thing As Time Management

The wonderful Peter Thomson shares his insight in to ‘The 8 BIG PROBLEMS’ and “How to Avoid Them And Squeeze More Life Out of Every Single Day”. This article will help you to get more done, more easily, more effectively – each and every day of your life.

Read
Short Term
Smile
Smiler
Sometimes
Pasat
Questions
Shadow
One Step
One Time
Pain
Karma
Laughter
Magic
How do you make yours
I can
Time
Freedom
Fridge
Express not impress
If it scares you
Exercise, Eat, Ignore, You
Impossible until it's done
Communication
You are the creator
Challenge you
Climb mountains
Are you happy
Beauty is how you feel yourself
You are amazing
Be Strong
Make Today
Spa Life UK

We’re proud to be the education partner to Spa Life International

Visit Spa Life Website