Many salons today— commissioned or rentals—avoid having regular, organized meetings. The most common excuses I hear from salon owners are: "My staff won't show up" and "They hate meetings”. Can you blame them?
Today’s generation of stylists and salon owners are facing a completely different level of competition.
As more and more stylists opt for rental, and with social media becoming the new way to engage with peers and customers, have we lost our sense of community?
Everyone knows that getting a team to share the same vision, philosophy and mission is challenging to say the least! The bad news: it can be a daunting and discouraging task! The good news: it’s absolutely possible!
We sometimes get so caught up in our daily routine that we forget to slow down and appreciate the people around us. When was the last time you expressed gratitude to a coworker? When was the last time a coworker did the same for you? Taking the time to appreciate your team with a simple “thank you” goes a long way. Here are a few more creative ways to show your team how much they are valued.
The year has just barely begun and already our most challenging, frustrating predicament has reared its ugly head: How can we increase our retail sales? We keep trying to inspire ourselves and our team to sell, but in the end, we go back to the same strategies that just don’t work!