Services

Once you have a great staff in place, member services can also keep your retention rate at a respectable level. This goes along with customer service, as your services and programs should be ones that your members actually want and will use — they should be an actual “service” to your members. Continue reading “Services”

Health Conscious Nightlife

Seekers of a little nighttime entertainment in a social atmosphere are faced mostly with smoke-filled bars, restaurants, comedy clubs or dance halls — all of which are often a turn-off for health-conscious individuals. LifeQuest Fitness found a solution for its members this summer when the club began offering smoke-free comedy shows and Monday Night Football events at nearby nightclubs. Continue reading “Health Conscious Nightlife”

Conversations, Observations, and Way-Thorough Recap, Part 2

Ghandia/Ted Drama Begins

Back to Team Church Social. Ghandia says to the cameras, “I feel a little tired because I didn’t get a lot of sleep last night. I just feel kind of depressed and I feel… I feel used.” Blah blah… “last night, he threw his arm over me and pulled me close to him, which was kind of OK with me in the beginning, but uhmm… he started to like, really become very sexual. I mean, specifically, he was grinding against me. And he didn’t stop and he kept trying to, in my opinion, try to engage me.” “I, of course, didn’t think to tell him to stop or at least say that this makes me a little uncomfortable. Instead, I’ll just tense up and hope that he’s psychic.” Continue reading “Conversations, Observations, and Way-Thorough Recap, Part 2”

Uterine Fibroids — What Are Your Options? Part 1

When my wife went for a physical exam in September 2000 to have her frequent incontinence and recurring abdominal pain diagnosed, our family doctor told Clara that she might have uterine fibroid tumors. Because he assured her that fibroids are benign, Clara and I werenТt horribly afraid that her health was in great danger. Continue reading “Uterine Fibroids — What Are Your Options? Part 1”