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Memorial Day Greetings! Plus Addressing Salon Coaching Myths

Hi Friend! Happy Memorial Day. I hope that everyone takes a moment today in remembrance of the American soldiers who have lost their lives fighting for our freedoms. This week I want to address something I hear in beauty quite often. “Most salon coaches are failed salon owners.” Many salon owners aspire to become salon […]

The Perfect Salon Interview: Balancing Length and Effectiveness

The Interview Experience: How Long Should It Be? The hiring process for salons varies widely. In my experience working with salons, no two processes are exactly alike. This uniqueness is both a strength and a challenge. The strength lies in creating a distinctive brand experience, but the challenge is that many processes lack the key […]

Prioritize Transparency on Your Website Enhance Salon Recruitment Efforts:

Salon Marketing Hack When it comes to recruiting for your salon, there’s no shortage of tasks that demand your time and energy. But amidst the hustle, there’s a simple yet powerful way to attract more applicants: be transparent on your website. Think about it: when someone discovers your salon on Instagram, they’re intrigued. They want […]

Tackling Generational Employment Challenges

Recently, I had the privilege of participating in the Beauty Changes Lives Leadership Roundtable. This gathering brought together 60 leaders from the professional beauty industry, all sharing a common goal: understanding the future landscape of our field. If you’re not acquainted with Beauty Changes Lives, I highly recommend exploring it; it’s an organization dedicated to […]

People Analytics..a new field that should matter to you as a salon owner

Last week I went to a People Analytics meetup in Columbus, Oh.  You know how much I adore diving into data, especially when it comes to understanding the ins and outs of the beauty industry. So, when a friend tipped me off about an event on LinkedIn, I knew I couldn’t miss it. Let me […]

Sometimes making a hiring isn’t the first step to salon growth.

In my experience collaborating with salons across North America, we’ve come to realize that the need to hire is far from straightforward. Salons embark on the hiring journey for a myriad of reasons, each unique to their circumstances. As such, your approach to hiring may vary greatly depending on the specific rationale driving your decision. […]

How to sell your salon for top dollar

Most salon owners don’t sell their business for a profit. The beauty industry has this magical thing going on – people stick around for ages, especially salon owners. 🪄 What’s really cool (and challenging) about owning a salon is that it’s not a walk in the park. It can be tough emotionally and financially. But […]

Navigating the Year Ahead: The Journey to Salon Growth

As we stand on the threshold of a new year, I’m excited to share a practice that has been instrumental in shaping my professional journey: self-reflection. In this blog post, I’ll take you through some of my favorite self-reflection questions and how leveraging both qualitative and quantitative data has guided transformative decisions for the exciting […]

Boosting Salon Recruitment: The Power of Building Brand Awareness

In the fiercely competitive beauty and wellness industry, attracting top-tier talent to your salon is more than just posting job listings. Establishing a strong brand presence is key to attracting skilled professionals who align with your salon’s values and vision. Here are three essential tips to help salons recognize the importance of building brand awareness […]

Strategic Staffing: The Key to Sustainable Salon Growth

In the ever-evolving beauty and wellness industry, the success of a salon business hinges not only on its ability to stay current with trends but also on the strategic management of its most valuable asset: its staff. The notion of constant hiring might seem smart at first, but it’s counterintuitive. Instead salons should consider adopting […]