2024 is eleven years away but that hasn’t deterred the US Olympic Committee (USOC) from thinking about the future. After a two repeated failed bid attempts (New York City in 2012 and Chicago 2016), the USOC recently sent letters to 35 mayors, inviting them to consider bidding for the 2024 Olympics.…Continue
Added by Paul Graves on February 26, 2013 at 11:44pm — No Comments
Making a new pool presentation? Signing a new customer to a pool service route? Giving a seminar at a pool and spa trade show? Speaking at your local Rotary club?
Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt. – A. Lincoln
Whether you are planning a speaking engagement, or just prefer to appear more professional, here are a few thoughts on the value of public speaking and leadership.
I was at Parents Night to get introduced to…Continue
Added by Tom Lachocki on February 20, 2013 at 1:09pm — No Comments
Instructor reviewing how to assist the primary lifeguard. (Photo credits: Emily Plurkowski, Mills College)
My boss referred me to a quote from Aristotle, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” One could…Continue
Two exciting conferences are coming up soon and all aquatic professionals should do their best to be there. One is the Association of Aquatic Professionals (AOAP), March 3 March 6 in Austin, TX and the other is National Drowning Prevention Alliance(NDPA) in Ft. Lauderdale March 13-15, 2013. While both conferences offer excellent educational and networking possibilities, they do cater to slightly different audiences. AOAP tends to draw aquatic professionals working at municipal pools, YMCA,…Continue