At Serious Business in January, a panel of four owners of multiple salons spoke to the audience about the power of will and how it has affected their careers. As successful salon owners, Van Council, David Wagner, Debra Penzone and Eveline Charles employ hundreds of stylists and support staff. They have seen it all, and offered the audience valuable advice on hiring a staff that will build up your business’s culture.
About four years ago, St. Petersburg, Florida, salon owner Joe Connell decided to take a chance on something he had never tried before—a formal photo shoot with his staff. Connell partnered with NAHA photographer and winner, Chrystopher Benson, brought together his 90 staff members and unleashed their creativity!
Both Solo Artists, mother/daughter duo, Tammy and Lauren Muniz, have developed an ideal working relationship. Though the family business model may not be ideal for everyone, Tammy and Lauren have garnered a lot of success with this strategy. Today, there are plenty of working stylists who are trying to navigate the landscape of developing their own business while staying involved with their families. Here are a few pointers.
When it comes to salon design, the appropriate lighting is one of the most critical design factors and it can impact how your clients feel about your services and your salon. With this helpful blog, Salon Designer Michele Pelafas offers six valuable pointers when it comes to selecting and positioning your lighting.
When Salon Today recently polled owners and managers about staff meetings, a number revealed they keep their team engaged by playing games that foster camaraderie and teamwork, encourage members to share their wisdom with one another or reinforce salon education. We couldn't resist, we had to dig a little deeper, and here are their stories.
Discover the results to our first Beauty Pulse survey on staff meetings, discover salon owners' favorite ways of engaging team members, and participate in the next survey.
Today's salon-focused technology can fulfill your most pressing management issues, including booking and managing appointments, tracking goals an motivating the team, marketing your service and products and engaging clients. To help owners and managers shop for the latest in technology, SALON TODAY offers this comparison guide of products.
ESON's Joanne Magana offers up an exercise for boosting the Emotional Intelligence of salon owners and their teams.
When technology companies partner with test pilot salons, the entire industry benefits with new innovation. Arrojo Studios' Nick Arrojo and STX Software's Jeff Mason tell the story of their mutually-beneficial partnership.
At the recommendation of another salon, Birds Barbershops' Jayson Rapaport gets into a testing program for Facebook's new Workplace program and discovers a valuable new tool for communicating with the company's 180 employees scattered across nine locations.
At the first Data-Driven Salon Summit, salon owners dig deep and share the stories of how they use data in their businesses, helping all owners to grow.