Category Archives: Editorials

Editorial – April 2020

Reinventing Yourself For The New Normal – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  Without a doubt, the COVID-19 Pandemic is having a severe impact on businesses and individuals worldwide.   The obstacles and challenges this virus put in our … Continue reading

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Editorial – March 2020

Putting the Business of Diving in Perspective – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  The Diving Industry Association is a Trade Association who’s Mission is to bring Buyers & Seller together.  That creates commerce, fills consumer needs, and … Continue reading

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Editorial – February 2020

The Evolution or Unraveling of the Diving Industry – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  The Diving Industry Association is celebrating its Twenty Year Anniversary in April. It’s time to renew our “vows” and offer our services and … Continue reading

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Editorial – January 2020

Our Communities Make Us Strong – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  I’ve come to realize that the main strength of the diving industry is our sense of community.  Think about it.  What we all have in common … Continue reading

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Editorial – December 2019

Our Destiny Is To Grow – Much Larger – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  A Trade Association is a group of people or companies in a particular business or trade, organized to promote their common interests.  That … Continue reading

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Editorial – November 2019

Give Us Your Millions $$$ – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  You would think the November Editorial would be about the DEMA Show?  Well, it kind of is and kind of isn’t.  Every year around this time, … Continue reading

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Editorial – October 2019

Does The Industry Really Need To Come Together? – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  The month of October is when the industry gets ready for the annual DEMA Show.  The retail season is coming to a close … Continue reading

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Ignorance & Arrogance – An Industry’s Achilles Heel

Ignorance and Arrogance – An Industry’s Achilles Heel by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  This is the most difficult article I have ever written.  Being in the diving industry for close to fifty years, I have met tens … Continue reading

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It’s Time For A Paradigm Shift

It’s Time For A Paradigm Shift –  by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. According to Merriam-Webster – A Paradigm Shift is an important change that happens when the usual way of thinking about or doing something is … Continue reading

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Editorial – September 2019

Diving Industry – Who Are We? –  by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  The month of September just began and already it is the worst September I can ever remember.  As the Industry’s eternal optimist and cheerleader for … Continue reading

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