Set Goals, See Growth

Setting goals and seeing them through is a challenge for most people. In fact, a whole industry of life coaches and business gurus make a living off teaching people how to set goals and take the actions to reach them.

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Mindset: Tips from Tech Leaders on Leveraging Technology to Attract and Engage Clients

We invited the sponsors of this technology issue to answer: How can salons and stylists leverage the latest technology to attract new clients and continuously engage existing ones?

Strategies Announces 4th Annual Team-Based Pay Conference

Strategies responds to the compensation needs of employee-based salons and spas  with a two-day conference in San Antonio, Texas on October 15-16, 2017. New this year will be sessions specifically for service providers where staff members will share their experiences working in a Team-Based Pay salon.

Salon Today Surprises the Winner of its Total Salon Makeover Competition

While Jon Kailey in Wilmette, Illinois, usually is closed on a Monday, owner Estelle Bouras found herself at the salon ready to give Alison Alhamed of Modern Salon Media a tour. Bouras knew she was a finalist in Salon Today’s Total Salon ...

Strategies Announces Second Annual Team-Based Pay Conference

Strategies responds to increasing demand for team-based salon and spa compensation with revamped two-day conference in Chicago, IL on September 27-28, 2015.

8 Booth-Renting Realities: Why Choose a Salon (Company) Rather than Independent Contracting

Thinking of booth-renting? Some would say it has its advantages…or does it? Ask any booth renter why they chose the path of independent contracting. One of the most common answers you will hear is that they were seeking freedom. But ...

Strategies Announces First Annual Team-Based Pay Conference

Strategies responds to surging popularity of team-based compensation for salons and spas with two-day conference in Chicago slated for September 21-22.

The Top 20 Lessons For a Salon Owner by Neil Ducoff

This year being Strategies' 20th Anniversary, CEO and founder Neil Ducoff lends his top 20 lessons to salon business owners that he's learned from his 20 years in the salon industry.

20 Years of Tough Love: Neil Ducoff Shares Salon Business Wisdom

Holding true to his "No-Compromise" Mantra, Strategies' Neil Ducoff celebrates his 20th year of giving salon owners a business wake-up call. SALON TODAY recently interviewed the “master of business,” and Ducoff shared some of the wisdom he’s gained about salon ownership, entrepreneurism, and the professional beauty industry, as he built his own company.

Strategies Launches Salon/Spa Business Workshop Series for 2014

Strategies, a business management training and coaching company for salons and spas has announced the launch of their “Workshop Series” of events. The series will kick off on March 2-3, 2014 with the “Organizational Charts & Job Descriptions Workshop” at the Strategies Business Academy in Centerbrook, CT.