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STAMP 2019: Be Inspired Salon Introduces New System that Removes the Client Confusion around Color Pricing

Be Inspired Salon leverages social media to introduce its clients to a new All-Inclusive Color Program, which introduces an overall set price for complicated color services.

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Leaders Never Stop Learning

In the fourth installment of Kati Whitledge's Leadership Series, she offers a variety of recommendations for salon owners to keep honing their leadership skills.

Nobody Said Being a Leader is Easy

In Kati Whitledge's third installment in her leadership series, she tackles the reasons being a leader is so challenging with some fresh ideas on overcoming these challenges.

How to "Serve" as a Leader

As the leader of your salon, what does it mean to serve? Salon Owner and SALON TODAY Blogger Kati Whitledge explores the different ways you can serve your team members, then gives you a pep talk stressing why it's important to keep it up.

Salon Leadership Series Part 1: Leaders Are Influencers

Be Inspired Salon's Kati Whitledge shares ideas on how leaders can be influencers, starting with visualizing where they are now and where they want to be in five years.

Top Tips for Recruiting Beauty School Students

One of the best ways to grow your own team is to hire them right out of school and train them in your systems, but how do you get your salon in front of graduating students? Be Inspired's Kati Whitledge offers some key tips for networking with your local cosmetology schools.

5 Reasons Clients Won't Buy from your Salon

Salon Owner, Entrepreneur and Podcaster Kati Whitledge is back with a blog that explores what a client is thinking when you are trying to sell them a new product or convince them of a style change, and how you can help shape their decision.

How to Nuture a Culture of Respect in the Salon

Be Inspired's Kati Whitledge talks about the importance of showing the salon team respect, nurturing a culture of respect and teaching the team to respect one another.

Three Strategies to Recoup Guests After a Stylist Leaves Your Salon

Regardless of why a stylist leaves there are strategies salon owners can implement to help recoup guests and keep revenue consistent during times of staffing transition. Here are three.

How to Know When It's Time to Fire a Stylist

Letting go of a team member is never easy, but sometimes it is necessary in order to maintain the culture and a positive environment in your salon. Here are some things to consider before you terminate an employee.