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The Importance of "Sex In The City" and Present-Day Hairstyling

Ten years ago, MODERN SALON guest blogger Patrick McIvor was asked what the importance was of the hit television show, Sex in the City, on MODERN day fashion and hairstyling. Here, McIvor shares his thoughts.

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The First 50

Modern Salon blogger and beauty industry leader Patrick McIvor shares the three things that led to his success in his career.

What are you Thankful for This Holiday Season?

MODERN Blogger Patrick McIvor asks what you are thankful for this holiday season, and who are you helping over the holiday season. McIvor shares his insights.

Flying With The Eagles

In Patrick McIvor's November blog, he explains why you don't always have to "be the best" to succeed.

Sharpening the Saw

My dad has an expression that, "You can't plan a good bank robbery when you are too busy robbing gas stations."Now, my dad is not a bank robber nor has he ever robbed a gas station, he actually owned an advertising agency and prior ...

My TEDx Experience

As many of you know I love TED Talks.  I learn from them, share them in my classes, with my friends, my family (sharing them with our daughters, my wife and I share talks we love with each other) I even share some on social media. To ...

A Great Second Half

It’s funny to think that as many of us sit here in the midst of a heat wave or “heat dome” as they are now calling it, it's less than 160 days until New Year's Eve. And, for the next five months, it will be prime time ...

Summer Time Opportunities

Summer for most salons can mean our numbers can be a bit off. But it’s not because our businesses are going in the wrong direction, it's just simply the fact that between our guests and our team it seems like someone is always taking ...

Styling Dads - From Haircare to Skincare

It’s amazing to me the evolution of what people picture when you ask someone, “what does a Dad look like?”Years ago that was a much easier answer.When you look back through history, men especially, had major periods of trends, ...

GOAL!!!!!

I've had a lot of great things happening lately and I've also been speaking at many beauty schools plus working with a lot of new stylists. One question that often comes up is, "How do you become successful?"Aside from the ...