• The Secret to Success Starts Here

    What is the #1 skill you need to develop if you want to make more money and build a successful career? The #1 skill today’s cosmetologist should master is… The art of Selling YOURSELF ! Selling is not only an essential business skill but it is a valuable life skill that will make the defining […]

  • Top 10 Tips That Make the Defining Difference for the Success of Today’s Cosmetologist!

    Passion – Having it, keeping it, and knowing how to bring it back. Personalize His or Her Experience – Keep each client individual. “Wow” the Client – Go beyond a great haircut. Listen – Get plugged into the human connection. Excellent Communication Skills – Have a dialog that makes the client feel you, understand what […]

  • How Do You Tell Someone They Need a New Do?

    There she is sitting across the room with that bleached-blonde, fried-out mullet that someone told her looked good…20 years ago! Well, not even then! What do you do? Being a professional do you say something? Do you honestly think she likes it? Or maybe nobody ever asked her if she was interested in something NEW […]

  • 9 Essential Work Ethics for Salon Success

    Many of us who own a slaon or work in one at any capacity need to understand that you need to be committed to a basic understanding of “rules of engagement” to be successful. What does this mean? Let’s call it a standard set of policies or for lack of a better term ” Work […]

  • 5 Steps to Build Your Career as a Stylist

    Whether you’re a recent beauty school grad or a seasoned vet, Sam Villa, founding partner of Sam Villa and Redken Education artistic director, has a few pointers for building your career as a stylist. “Follow these tips and who knows; you may end up opening your own salon sooner than you think,” Villa says. 1. […]