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Joanne McClain

Joanne McClain

Joanne McClain is editor-in-chief of Pool & Spa News and Aquatics International magazines. She was born and raised in Hawaii, where she grew to appreciate the beauty and safety of swimming pools after a hair-raising encounter with a moray eel while snorkeling as a child. Joanne lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son.

Joanne McClain's Posts

2016 Piscine Event Makes Global Splash, Draws U.S. Exhibitors 2016 Piscine Event Makes Global Splash, Draws U.S. Exhibitors

The exhibition saw increased growth in attendance and interest from U.S.-based manufacturers Read more

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How Water Stories Connect Us All How Water Stories Connect Us All

The importance of developing a personal water narrative was emphasized at the World Aquatic Health Conference. Here's mine. Read more

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A Small but Strong Start for First-Ever Women in the Pool Industry Event A Small but Strong Start for First-Ever Women in the Pool Industry Event

At this year’s PSP Expo, I attended the first-ever SWIMN event. What followed was one of the most engaging evenings of my career. Read more

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Primed for the Pool Industry's Future Primed for the Pool Industry's Future

While reflecting on this issue’s theme, it occurred to me that mastering the art of “pre-suasion” could very well be the secret to our industry’s successful future. Read more

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When is Good Enough Good Enough? When is Good Enough Good Enough?

Perfection can be an endless, crippling pursuit. Time and energy are resources you can never get back. If something is “good enough,” don’t squander these limited resources to become a slave to perfection. Read more

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