In the fast-paced world of the salon industry, employee retention can be a significant challenge. Salon professionals often struggle to maintain a healthy work-life balance, which can lead to burnout and high turnover rates. However, forward-thinking salon owners are turning to technology to create a more employee-centric environment, ultimately boosting staff satisfaction and loyalty. In […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Education is important to today’s salon professionals. When asked about how important it is they rank it in the top 5 reasons why they would choose (or not choose) a salon to work in. Interestingly enough this preference for education does not just belong to incoming talent that is finishing school, but also lives with […]
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. […]
If you start to go down the rabbit hole of thoughts around what you think your team wants from you as a salon owner you’ll find yourself feeling pretty overwhelmed quickly. Our teams want all kinds of things from us that on a good day might make us laugh a bit and on a tough […]
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 […]
In the Salon, you place a lot of importance on the guest’s experience. It may be important to look at the salon from a team members point of view.
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.