As part of our Profiles in Leadership series, we go deep with Salon Spa W's China Wong, digging into her background, her development of her leadership skills and examining what's next for this dynamic salon owner.
She believes in owning up to her mistakes and making them right; sharing her goals with her universe to keep herself accountable, and encouraging her team to give back to the community. Meet Lisa Houser, owner of Utopia Salon and Day Spa in Vancouver, Washington, and discover why if didn't own a salon, she'd want to be a store greeter.
Donna Means is keenly focused on growing her team at Salon DM3 and giving back to her local community of Athens, Georgia. See how this successful salon owner stays focused, while building a multi-million dollar, fashion-forward company.
As part of a plan to avoid waitressing while pursuing a career in Rock and Roll, Laura Boton enrolled in cosmetology school--a decision that led her down an entirely different and successful career path. Find out what makes this owner of three Chicago salons a strong leader who values freedom, flexibility and fun.
With her fourth child on the way, Posh Salon's Nadia Duncan discusses her journey toward salon ownership, the critical support she's received from her husband and how she balances the salon versus motherhood.
Between diversifying her beauty portfolio with real estate investments and encouraging her team to be the best they can be, Michaella Blissett Willams is carving an inspiring niche in Brooklyn, New York.
A commitment to holistic beauty led Debra and Charles Penzone in the design of their newest location, which includes a juice bar, a social room, a color bar and a beauty bar. Take a tour of the salon and spa that clinched Grand Prize in this year's Salons of the Year.
After jumping through hurdles with their town's historic commission, then tackling a 27-month renovation, the Emma Justine Hair Lounge and Spa team transform a crumbling building into a gorgeous new salon space. Follow their courageous transformation.