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C h e c k o u t A B M P 's l a t e s t n e w s a n d b l o g p o s t s . Av a i l a b l e a t w w w. a b m p . c o m . 23 best practices BUSINESS SIDE If you're like us, you sometimes seek (or, more honestly, need) motivation. Whether it's diet, exercise, work, or even column-writing, external inspiration can serve to give us that little kick-start to get started on an initiative or see a project through to its completion. So here are a few morsels to take you toward that next level of success, be it personal or professional, financial or emotional. While we think all 20 items have merit, don't feel the need to pursue all of them at once—pace yourself! 1. PUT YOUR ROOM TO WORK KRISTIN COVERLY: For the most part, your massage room's job is to shelter you and maintain a serene and therapeutic vibe. If that's all it's doing for you, though, you're letting it off easy. Put it to work! Take advantage of the walls and shelf space as opportunities to communicate important information to clients in a tasteful way that fits with your overall décor. Post a sign promoting your gift certificate sales, package plans, and referral program. 2. BUY YOURSELF SOMETHING NICE LES SWEENEY: This does not need to be, and should not be, a giant cinnamon roll from Cinnabon (although that does sound delicious … mmm ... Cinnabon). But think about what you need, not what you want. Need to get in better shape? Buy yourself some running shoes, a gym membership, 20 Ways to Improve Your Practice Right Now How to Get to the Next Level of Success By Les Sweeney, BCTMB, and Kristin Coverly, LMT

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