Breaking the Chains: How Spa Owners Can Redefine Freedom in Business!

#leadershiptips Jul 21, 2023


If you're feeling trapped in a never-ending cycle of long hours, constant stress, and little personal freedom, all while trying to achieve the “so called'' work-life balance, then you’re not alone! Let’s change those patterns of working tirelessly, always finding yourself overwhelmed and unable to break free from the chains that hold you back from having a little fun. It’s time to enjoy the true freedom of owning a spa business!


In this episode, you’ll:

  • Uncover the unexpected hurdles new spa owners face during the summer and how to navigate them.
  • Listen to Kirsten’s most recent life lesson, an apt metaphor for the burnt-out & frustrated spa owner.
  • Discover the crucial importance of having systems in place for a smooth-running spa business. Kirsten’s motto is “systems are self-care for spa owners!”
  • Learn the art of setting boundaries and decision-making when it comes to spa teams for a more fulfilling and free business operation.
  • Master the ins and outs of devising effective summer vacation policies for your spa teams.
  • Embrace the incredible value of prioritizing personal wellness and its role in achieving business success. Without your vision, your spa business isn’t possible.


Time Stamps:

0:40 - Are you seeing this on social media too?

4:14 - How do you create more time for fun and freedom this summer, especially when you feel like you’re drowning in work?

5:41 - Storytime: Listen to Kirsten’s personal story that provided a profound ah ha.

9:00 - It’s time to reevaluate. Could your definition of freedom need an update?

10:15 - Let’s talk systems…


“Systems are the key to making things easier for spa owners and achieving true freedom in their businesses”. - Kirsten Foss


The resources mentioned in this episode are:

Spa Team Handbook template and video walkthrough tutorial to streamline your team policies and operations manual.

Start implementing systems in your business, such as recruiting and hiring systems, training and coaching systems, and spa sales systems.

Connect with other spa owners and industry professionals in the Spa Business Mastery Podcast's Facebook community to share experiences, ask questions, and receive support. 


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