By Patrick McIvor | Updated: 03/19/2014 10:21:00 AM
I tend to be a guy with a lot of energy and a bunch of crazy ideas. The source of those elements, which has been the other secret to our success, is because I am an unmedicated, manic, bi-polar person, or suffer from bi-polar mania, epending on which doctor's diagnosis you want to follow.
By Patrick McIvor | Updated: 02/18/2014 2:31:00 PM
Today, I think businesses, in particular, realize that better, when it is only different, is not necessarily better, just maybe more convenient. But, when different is better, well then the world can be changed and people notice.
By Patrick McIvor | Updated: 01/22/2014 11:01:00 AM
One, two, three— there is a power in three. This year, I am so excited to be traveling throughout the United States sharing ideas that use the power of three to build business, connect to our communities and go viral. From three quick powerful social media ideas to three powerful business models that work for salons and three unique ways to address guests.
By Patrick McIvor | Updated: 12/23/2013 12:21:00 PM
So, it's been a month and a half since we moved into our new Home/Creative Space/Salon and it has been amazing. So far, we have fixed one toilet by not using it, one shower by not using it, we have woken with no heat twice- and that's just the beginning of what is truly a dream.
By Patrick McIvor | Updated: 11/20/2013 9:58:00 AM
With great hope, we set out to find a new home where I could have a creative center to shoot pictures and videos, a studio to care for guest’s hair and a guest suite so stylists could come to train with us - a tall order, but we were looking for a dream.
By Patrick McIvor | Updated: 10/21/2013 2:03:00 PM
As hairdressers, like chefs, photographers, artists, models, clothing designers, actors and many other professions, the perception of fame can be the difference between good and great.