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Salon Owner Dies in Plane Crash

May 2015

 
  IST Magazine joins the entire tanning community in mourning the loss of a member, Greg Byrd, on May 8. Greg was killed in a single engine plane...

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Guys who are looking to take their tan to the next level have an excellent option in the new Hempz Men Exclusive Black Bronzer. What makes this lotion a standout is its ability to meet...

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Business executives have coaches and mentors who help them get better. Sometimes they don’t like what they are told, but after conversations settle in, they might actually hear what it is that the coach is...

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As legislation that proposes a ban on tanning for those under the age of 18 continues to be debated from state to state, some salon owners have consistently stepped out of their comfort zones to...

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Back to Africa!

May 2015

This was my sixth time in Africa and third trip in five years to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, one of the leading organizations working to save rhinos from poaching. Rhinos are being killed for their horn,...

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Powerful women from around the world show and remind others that no results can be reached, no path can be started, without a first step. Learning from women who made it all the way to...

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Every turn of the calendar, people make New Year’s resolutions. Every election, politicians say that the government leaders need to be held accountable. And every year organizations tell their leaders, “We need to hold our...

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According to my research, there are at least 11 states and Washington D.C. that regulate indoor tanning for minors. California, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Vermont and Washington ban the use of...

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There are five simple words that can spell doom for a leader – “If I had only known!” These are the words you utter right after a major client cancels a contract, a customer stops...

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It’s finally Friday night, the beginning of a weekend of freedom, which also happens to include your birthday. Your family, friends and spouse all have celebratory plans for you.
You have a rewarding career...

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Don’t assume that the co-worker or employee who is frequently late, absent, emotional with co-workers, tired, depressed or frequently calling in ill – and is frustrating you to no end – is lazy, lying or...

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A negotiation is nothing more than a discussion through which both parties seek to formulate and settle upon a mutually beneficial agreement, whether this agreement is a multi-million dollar contract or simply at which restaurant...

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Many talented people feel that they do not have anything new to learn in their chosen field. They believe that what got them there is enough. Those who are determined and who work hard often...

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  Even (or especially) if you’ve been in business for a long time, take the time to ask yourself, “Who do we REALLY want to be?”

1. Identify your values.

This is the most critical...

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