Ann Mincey


Living and Learning

By Ann Mincey | Updated: 07/15/2010 10:14:04 AM
In recent weeks I’ve been reminded of how important it is to keep on learning. One such reminder came while dining at the glorious reception celebrating the marriage of Shiri Sarfati (Repechage) and her new husband Lawrence. I had an opportunity to have a “keep on learning” conversation with Paul Dykstra. Paul is the executive director of America’s Beauty Show in Chicago. If you’ve visited the show, I’m certain you’ll agree he organizes a first-class event.
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A Wealth of Relationships

By Ann Mincey | Updated: 07/09/2010 11:04:59 AM
Has your business been up lately? Does it have you feeling rich? When was the last time you felt like you were living large? I found myself thinking about these questions at the recent Orlando Premiere show, which was chock full of exceptional businesspersons. There was even more than one millionaire in attendance.
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Simply Living Better: Remembering Stuart Gavert

By Ann Mincey | Updated: 07/02/2010 9:18:51 AM
Stuart Gavert ... his name commanded rapt attention and respect. My earliest recollection of Stuart was in the mid ’80s when we were still Redken Laboratories, Inc. in Canoga Park, California. Stuart had been tapped by our research and marketing group to test our newest innovation “Color Blend” which eventually morphed into Shades EQ.
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Ann Mincey’s “Simply Living Better” - When SWAG becomes SWAGGER

By Ann Mincey | Updated: 05/27/2010 10:25:12 AM
The first time I heard the word “SWAG,” it was from my former colleague and friend, Sandra Humphries. She always planned the best sales meetings and gave the greatest SWAG! After any given meeting, she’d have our hotel-room nightstands packed with delectable objects of desire. It got so that if Sandra was involved, we were as trained as Pavlov’s dog to check our nightstands for our rewards.
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Ann Mincey’s “Simply Living Better” - Advice for Your 20-Year-Old Self

By Ann Mincey | Updated: 04/20/2010 2:00:00 PM
The first time I ever heard of John Steinberg was from my friend, Stefany Reed, of Profound Beauty fame. At the time, John was visiting New York and according to Stefany, he was an incredibly fascinating person—a must to meet.
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ANN MINCEY’S “Simply Living Better” - Uncovering Boulders

By Ann Mincey | Updated: 03/31/2010 8:00:00 AM
But walking with Mary, I saw that our once-familiar beach looked like a moonscape more than a beach. The constant ebb and flow of the tide had taken a huge portion of the sand away. Then, we discovered the unimaginable. Huge boulders that previously had been covered with sand stretched the length of a football field. Their sudden exposure was unfamiliar and unsettling.
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