Leaders are people too. They have the same struggles and hardships that everyone else faces, so what is it that sets them apart with the title “leader”. And how do they work to live up to that name so it’s not just a title. Todays beauty workforce is looking for a salon where they can […]
Sharing the story behind a salon leader can be a compelling way to connect with your employees and potential talent. As leaders it’s easy to convince ourselves that our story isn’t interesting, or compelling, or maybe even worthy of telling. But i’m here to tell you that todays salon talent cares a lot about you- […]
Feedback can quickly sound like a buzzword for salon businesses and land in our “we’ll do that later category.” The desire to do it later is often rooted in how uncomfortable it makes us to give feedback to our teams. Most salon owners have had the experience of giving feedback to someone where it didn’t […]
The buzzword of 2023 for salons has been “salon recruiting”. The recruiting challenge has been faced by salons big and small and across the entire United States. It seems like no one is exempt from this. However, it is a disservice to consider a recruiting plan without considering your retention strategy as well. At Talent […]
Many salons get their start when a stylist decides that they want to open a salon. The beautiful part of this is that you have a business owner who understands the needs of their team because they are also a hairdresser. The hard part about this is that when the hairdresser turned salon owner tries […]
I am proposing that you make your upcoming year the year of investing in yourself as a leader. Attend events, read books, hire a coach, help your leaders get better at feedback, show more appreciation and gratitude. Seriously take on everything you can when it comes to being a stronger leader inside of your salon. […]
Flexibility is quickly becoming a buzzword. Or for some salon leaders, it’s a word that just makes you cringe. It can be overwhelming to imagine how we could possibly be any more flexible than you are right now. For other salon leaders, you have leaned all in on flexibility and feel great about it. Why […]
We encourage you to look at old problems with a change in focus. Using a more human-centered approach can make it a win win for you and your employees.
Leadership comes with serious choices. What type of leader do you want to be? The salons leaders who guide their stylists offer them the greatest chances of success.
The salon hiring field has changed dramatically in the last 5 years. If we wish to remain competitive we have to adapt and change our ways, too.