Pulse September 2015 - Page 12

IN EVERY ISSUE 2 From Your Chairman 6 Pulse Preview 12 Pulse Points 16 Member Profile: AvantGard Spa Pioneering the Idea of Wellness 16 BY ALEXANDER MENRISKY 22 Member News BY TARA SALAH ELDIN & SARAH HARMON 26 Conversations: Lisa Gansky Author of The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing BY MAE MAÑACAP-JOHNSON 34 SEE + BE SEEN 56 Ask the Expert: Kaihan Krippendorff CEO of Outthinker LLC and Author of Outthink the Competition 58 Success Stories: Will Stein President, Philip Stein Holding, Inc. Miami, Florida BY CHRISTINA BUSWELL 60 A Day in the Life: Bryan Williams Chief Service Officer B.Williams Enterprise, Bowie, Maryland 26 56 60 71 58 BY CHRISTINA BUSWELL 62 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo 63 Professional Development Speakers 64 Additional 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo Gold Sponsors 65 ISPA News 66 Snapshot Survey 67 ISPA Foundation 68 Product Spotlight ABOUT THE COVER 71 Social Connections: Lenette Casper President, Phytomer Group Brands Salt Lake City, Utah There’s a new and innovative way of doing business, and it’s called “sharing economy.” This Pulse cover uses the pie metaphor to depict the idea of sharing and challenge readers’ creative thinking: Are you ready to share a piece of the pie? 72 End Notes COVER PHOTO COURTESY OF SHUTTERSTOCK 10 PULSE ■ September 2015