Close

employee management

How to Practice Happiness

As a salon owner, one of your management responsibilities is to lead your team and yourself to happiness, but best-selling author and happiness coach Neil Pasricha stresses the key is practicing happiness. Before he takes the stage at Serious Business, Pasricha talks to SALON TODAY about reprogramming your brain and how he discovered his own happiness.

Read more

Whip Salon Named One of Connecticut's Top Workplaces

Hearst Connecticut Media Group names Whip Salon as one of its "Top Workplaces 2019," and gives it an additional nod for being a company that employees value for being open to new ideas.

Opening a Second Salon? Here's the Most Important Thing to Do

Lei Cicero bought a failing salon and turned it around, then used data from her software management program to tell her when the time was right to expand.

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.

ISBN Acts to Retain and Support Young Professionals Starting Careers in Beauty

With a kickoff art auction, the International SalonSpa Business Network launches a debt payback program designed to young beauty professionals overcome their educational debt.

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.

Profit-Driving Strategies for Spring and Summer

Client referral programs, retail incentives, working with assistants, and employee bonus programs--SALON TODAY recommends a list of stories that all aim to bring more profit to the bottom line.

Inventing the Future of Retailing

Retail trends expert Cate Trotter spotlights the disruptions in retail trends, and offers suggestions for connecting your clients with your retail products.

Is the Staffing Shortage a Myth?

While today’s salons stretch themselves to recruit and retain top talent, some key management practices with current staff members may help on both fronts.

What's the Cost of Workplace Drama in the Beauty Industry?

Cy Wakeman, a leadership expert and best-selling author, will scrutinize the impact of drama in the workplace at the 2019 ISBN conference, helping the salon owners find strategies for eliminating drama and helping team members focus on what's important.