serious business

Carol Augusto: A Passionate Advocate for Beauty Business Education Passes Away

Carol Augusto, executive director of Serious Business for the past 20 years, passed away in late February. A lifelong learner, she spent her life helping salon leaders grow both professionally and personally.

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Serious Business: It's Time for an Upturn

Serious Business 2022 took attendees on multiple journeys--of self reflection and healing, of exploring business growth and opportunities, and of predicting the future and the beauty world's place in it.

With Upturn, Serious Business 2022 Promises an Energy Lift

Meet some of the speakers who will grace the stage at Serious Business 2022, and learn how they will help you energize your teams and your business.

How to Foster Creativity

Before Genein Letford takes the stage at Serious Business 2022, she chatted with SALON TODAY about how owners can help their team members shift their perspectives and open up their creativity.

Serious Business Encourages Attendees to Set Their Own Course for Growth in 2021

With two virtual days packed with speakers who encouraged, engaged and evoked the thinking of attendees, Serious Business helped beauty professionals design their own journeys for the year ahead--and they started the process by inviting the audience to imagine their own "Re" words.

Serious Business Reinvents for 2021

A premiere conference for salon onwers and managers pivots to a virtual platform for a one-of-a-kind experience and memorable keynote speaker.

Serious Business 2020 Encourages Owners to Hit the 'Reset' Button

Salon owners and managers take a moment to pause and reset their businesses at Serious Business 2020 in New Orleans.

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.

Serious Business Recap: Get Out of Your Own Way

A carefully curated list of inspirational speakers at Serious Business 2019 help the 1,500 salon owners, managers and beauty professionals clear their pathways to evolved thinking.

Paris Parker Designs a Communal Creative Space to Inspire its Team and the Industry

Above the newest Paris Parker location in New Orleans, Neill Corporation creates Studio 633, a communal creative space that can be used for photo shoots, education session, small events and business meetings.

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