How to keep your stylists busy and out of the staffroom

Hi Steve here, I got an email from a frustrated salon owner who is sick to death with trying to get his stylists out of the staff room and getting them busy. He asked me for a few ideas so I thought I would email you with my reply as it may help! So here […]

Finding Good Stylists

Cool Stylist

How To Weed out the Moron Stylist’s That Turn Up To Your Salon For A Job! So this cool stylist turns up to you for a job! and you say yes… Look lets face it.. You have no-idea of what they’ll be like until the day they come and set up in the corner of your salon and […]

Appraisal Form

Old bureaucratic appraisal form

Attn: Managers, Business Owners “How To Motivate Your Team & Massively Improve Performance In As Little As 45 – Minutes “ The Appraisal Form has its roots from the large bureaucratic organisations where it was a normal and a formal way of telling team members how well they are doing and to what level they would […]

How to Manage Hairdressers in Salon

team of hairdressers with owners of business

How To Manage Hairdressers We have gone down the road of the pathetic softly, softly approach with the way in which we manage hairdressers and ended up destroying any sort of discipline in the salon. Now… I am not saying that we should go back to the time when trainees and stylists were terrified to […]

Stylist Moves 50 Yards Across The Road

hair salon across the road

How One Sad Faced Stylist Lost His Way To The Darker Side Of Hairdressing…By Moving 50 Yards Across The Road … and How YOU CAN Learn From It! Okay, this is the story of Darren. Now this hungry to succeed hairdresser began work with me years ago. He appeared to be an honest, hardworking, loyal […]

Retail Makes Sense For Your Salon Profits

My experience is most cosmetic companies want to fill your shelves with their stuff. Okay that’s fair but what do they do to help you sell it? There’s only 2 kind of retail product you need to know about in your salon. 1. DUST COLLECTING PRODUCT This is where the buying public, your clients know […]

Up Selling Your Salon Clients

Up what? Yep up-selling, upgrading, the extras. Listen you are in business to make a profit… TRUE? Well here is a key to your success and these days its called up selling. Let me stress this first though… do NOT try and sell a Client anything that you think she might  not need or look good […]