Management Practices


July 10, 2011 | 5:12 PM

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Owner: Neil Ducoff

For more than 17 years, Strategies has empowered thousands of salons and spas to reach their highest level of productivity and profitability through best business practices, taught through unrivaled educational offerings, coaching programs and editorial content.

Why we’re different: Nobody has more experience in helping salons become profi table, thriving businesses where staff members (and owners!) enjoy coming to work. Our national team of coaches have real-world experience— they know the obstacles to success and how to get around them. Strategies is the originator of the Team-Based Pay compensation system for the beauty industry.

How we work: Coaching packages are designed individually after detailed discussions with clients. They may include onsite visits, phone coaching and/or Strategies seminars. It’s all about what’s best for the specific client to achieve the desired results. Fees vary depending on what’s included in the package. Payment plans are available.

Catch us at: Strategies seminars are intense, interactive education, taught by educators who know what it’s like to own a business. This is the finest salon/spa business education for owners, managers and staff. Check for our latest seminar schedule. Anticipated 2011 seminars: free webinars offered bi-weekly; Incubator, Feb 6-9; Incubator Grad One, Feb 27-Mar 2; Recharge!, Apr 3-4; Salon/Spa Game-Planning Retreat, Oct 2-4; and Front- Desk Staff Training, Mar 20-21.

Our advice: “Believe in yourself, because with Strategies’ guidance and your commitment and hard work, you can have the business that you’ve always dreamed of.”

2011 wisdom: “Know and thoroughly understand your numbers; share them with every team member and make sure they understand what they mean and how what they do every day impacts the bottom line.”

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