Patrick McIvor


Different/Better not Better/Different

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.
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The Power of Three

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.
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Living The Dream

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.
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Buying The 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.
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I'm Not Famous In Real Life

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.
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OutSide My Window

By Patrick McIvor | Updated: 09/19/2013 12:46:00 PM
This past weekend, I had the honor of sharing ideas at the ARROJO EXPO, and while there shot a picture at night outside my window, posted to Facebook and had this reply, “Amazing...but even more amazing your room is paid for and so is your time.... You are considered successful ... Remember when you paid to go everywhere?!”
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