The long-term consequences of the devil in the break room are just not worth it.
You may be surprised to hear some of the things he feels he got right...and some that he wishes he had done differently.
This year, make yourself a priority.
Recently, at a salon happy hour, I shared a bottle of wine with a group of receptions. You know I wanted to get the skinny on the challenge of balancing both clients and salon professionals. I started by asking them what their pet peeves were...
So, you work in a cool salon, keep up with trendy styles and dress the part. And, you think this is the big reason clients keep coming back to see you? Maybe for a first visit, but to retain clients, it’s the little things that count.
With no knowledge of how to own or manage a beauty salon, Kimberly Broyles-Meisterhans, a nail tech with a loyal clientele, took over a failing salon with only three employees and one receptionist. Here's her story of success.
I urge you to visit a beauty school. It doesn’t matter if you feel you are a good teacher or not. Just show how much you love what you do.
Do you, like me, hate excusing yourself when working on a client? The habit we salon professionals have of holding our pee can have grave consequences.
During the ordeal, I kept thinking of how I must warn all cosmetologists of the need for self care.