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Are Your Employees Happy?

Jul 18, 2017

It seems that over the last few years more and more salon owners are finding it harder and harder to connect with their employees. With both management and staff at odds as to who is in the right and who is in the wrong...

3 Reason Why You Might Choose The Wrong Candidate

May 10, 2017

The three most common reasons why you might end up with the wrong candidate/s are: 1. You make too many allowance from the ‘get-go’. You lose control sometimes even before the in-person interview takes place...

The 5 Signs You Could be Suffering Business Stress & Overwhelm

May 02, 2017

If you can identify with any or all the 5 signs listed below then now is the time to take back your control: Easily distracted, lack focus, multitask so much you forget what you were meant to do next Constantly tired and irritable because you allow staff, clients, and even family to get away with bad behaviour because it’s easier than addressing the situation Have a reduced ability to concentrate or make decisions, with a tendency to procrastinate Easily frustrated and impatient with people and situations, and prone to mood swings Feel unmotivated, with reduced creativity and initiative If you’re not convinced of this reread the 5 signs of stress listed again...

How To Consistently Hit Retail Targets

May 02, 2017

If hitting and even exceeding retail targets is something you can only dream about then you must read this article. Skin care & cosmetic sales are a multi-billion industry so it would be a real shame if your business was not getting its fair share...

The Salon Marketing Plan

Mar 17, 2017

 In my last blog we discussed the Business Plan ... now comes the gutsy part covering marketing and promotions, selling strategies, pricing and results...

Your Own Salon

Mar 17, 2017

The dream of almost every graduating aesthetician is to one day open their own salon. If after working in the industry for several years and gaining valuable experience the next logical step for you is to start your own salon...

The Entrepreneurial Salon Owner

Mar 09, 2017

These are the steps I encourage my clients to implement if they want to build an efficient, effective, productive, and profitable aesthetic business in the entrepreneurial method: Plan everything and start by conducting a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) researching and compiling data then create the action steps or blue-print on how to move forward achieving goals and targets in the most direct effective way Adopt wise money management and fully understand the monthly “Profit & Loss”...

The 5 Keys to Increased Return & Retention Rate

Feb 20, 2017

  For an aesthetic business to continue to grow and prosper you need to keep clients engaged, and this includes offering new services, new up-to-date beauty equipment, and products...

The Aesthetic Industry is Big on “Passion” but Low on Productivity

Feb 06, 2017

The aesthetic industry is big on “passion” but more often than not both management and staff direct this commitment to care and nurturing clients forgetting the business also needs this same level of commitment and care if it’s to prosper...

Choosing the RIGHT Person for the Job

Jan 25, 2017

In an industry with a high level of employee turnover make no mistake there’re very significant costs to hiring, so it stands to reason getting the right people and retaining them for as long as possible is imperative...