What comes to mind when you hear the word “education”? Do you reminisce about a cutting program, countless hours spent in cosmetology school, or the industry magazine you received in the mail? Last week, we wrote about educating your clients. This week, we're talking about educating yourself!
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?
There are close to 700,000 licensed stylists in the US, yet one of the most common complaints we hear from salon owners is how difficult it is to find talented, established stylists. Are today’s salon owners doing everything possible to attract talent and promote their business?
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?
We've all had a chance to exhale and can now shift our focus from surviving the holiday season to planning out the year ahead. Whether you're an independent stylist or salon management, it's time to start making strategic, cohesive plans for your business.