Updated: 05/18/2011 2:17:10 PM
THE NEXT TIME YOUR STAFF COMPLAINS about income potential, point them to their smartphones for a proactive tool that helps them help themselves. Six Figure Hairdresser a new app released for iPad and iPhone, coaches motivated hairdressers to build their careers to the six-figure level. The app includes 10 modules that cover everything from building client relationships to using technology and social media.
Updated: 05/10/2011 11:36:00 AM
When you’re the owner of your own business, there’s a challenge around every corner and it’s your responsibility to search for the solution. SALON TODAY wondered what’s top-of-mind for today’s salon and spa owners, so we asked: What’s the biggest challenge your salon currently faces?
By Rosanne Ullman | Updated: 05/04/2011 10:17:44 PM
“There’s more to life than work.” Jim Lafferty states that not with sarcasm but with concern. He feels that many of us have sacrificed health, love and fun by letting work dominate our lives. A fitness trainer who reinvented himself as a business executive, Lafferty first climbed the ranks of Procter & Gamble and today is CEO of Coca-Cola-West Africa. Speaking recently to a roomful of salon professionals at the 2011 ABS Business Forum, Lafferty drew upon his personal triumphs and missteps to present a 12-step prescription for work/life balance.
Updated: 04/11/2011 2:06:52 PM
If your staff meetings are a little ho-hum, consider shaking them up with a little lively interaction that’s both fun and educational. Consider implementing one of these ideas at your next get-together:
Updated: 03/17/2011 2:50:19 PM
Implementing a dress code at your salon helps staff radiate professionalism. An immaculate appearance leaves a good first impression, and it promotes confidence in both the client and the stylist.
Updated: 02/28/2011 5:48:21 PM
It’s not often you see this particularly glowing shade of canary yellow hair on a woman’s head. But women like Brig Van Osten don’t come along very often and become creative role models to a whole industry. Of course, in the beauty industry, you can be anyone you want to be. Brig, as I found out, just wants to inspire others, bake better cupcakes than Betty Crocker and have tons of fun.