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Caregivers take heed: In all of your caregiving don’t forget to give some of it to yourselves. It’s too easy to get so focused on caring for others that you forget to take the time for your own self-care. Show me anyone who frequently feels over worked and underappreciated and I’ll show you someone who’s is forgetting to give care to themselves. You are deserving of self-care and owe it to yourself to take the time to relax your body revitalize your emotions and…

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There are many who’ve gotten a hell of a lot of criticism in their past and led to believe that they're not good enough, nor worthy enough to get the life they deserve to have. As a result they spend far too much time doubting themselves, denying their talents and minimizing their desires. Truth is you are way good enough, and most important worthy enough of having a freaking awesome life! The Greatness in you is your True Self and it’s been waiting on you to discover its…

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Anger is one of the most potent of all human emotions and having healthier relationships require mindfulness in the way to which we deal with it. Those who repress their anger by denying it do so out of fear that people they depend on will reject or abandon them if they allow their anger to be expressed. However unresolved anger never goes away it gets buried alive by denial and continues to come out in ways that cause bigger problems later on. Learning healthier ways to deal with anger…

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Just occurred to me that we’re only 153 days away from Symposium 2015. And I just heard there’s going to be over 10,000 of the world’s finest attending it. So…who on this page is freaking going? IAM!!! And for those that are going with me OMG does the dynamite boom! like this for more #BGTD!

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FOR me to recover from being harmed – requires a willingness to GIVE up bad feelings of those who’ve harmed me. FOR me to recover from harms I’ve caused – requires a willingness to GIVE up bad feelings I have about myself for causing them. Such is The Law of Forgiveness and it’s an important Law to understand because of the freedom and wellbeing it gives to those who practice it and the suffering it cause to those who don’t. Every counselor therapist or…

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Whether it’s breaking free of from dysfunctional people in personal life or disassociating with lagers in work-life, it takes extraordinary courage to shake off step up and go for a better life. Many have warped ideas about what courage is. Contrary to conventional wisdom courage is not the absence of fear it’s the unremitting willingness to not allow fear to keep us from taking actions that change our life for good. Courage is also something that comes and goes, we all…

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Sometimes it’s going to be your turn to take a hit because hits come life. Hits are unexpected setbacks that we don’t see coming. Hits can zap our courage and confidence and fill us with fear and doubt. Next time you take a hit or if you’re currently down from taking one grab hold of the antidote and the antidote is Faith. Make no mistake about it fear and doubt dissolve in the presence of faith. Starting right freaking now you’ve got to keep your faith, recover…

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Salon Scorecard

Started by Deb McMahan in Business Building Tools Jul 17. 0 Replies

Do you ever ask yourself what is wrong with my salon business? Why am I not getting ahead? What do I do?  Where do I start?  Who do I ask?  SSBC can help by completing a complementary Salon Scorecard. This diagnostic tool provides a snapshot of your…Read more →

Does anyone have a company that writes brochures?

Started by Nick scamuffa in Marketing Your Salon. Last reply by Kara Mayes Jul 8. 1 Reply

I am looking for a company to write our brochure. I have a graphic designer but I have been looking for someone to actually write a professional brochure out for us. Any suggestions would be great.Read more →

Tags: marketing, print, brochure

Dogs in Salon

Started by Stacy Ritchie in General Salon Business Discussions Jun 27. 0 Replies

A client came in today with her little dog. Our policy is no dogs unless they are service dogs. Can't have everyone bringing their dogs. I quietly approached her as she entered and quietly told her dogs were not allowed.  She got upset, yelled at…Read more →

July and August promotion ideas?

Started by heidi hume in General Salon Business Discussions. Last reply by Jackie Buckler Jun 29. 1 Reply

I need ideas for July and August promotion ideas. We are going to have a liter sale but need a pro promotion.

client retention

Started by Kate Conlon in General Salon Business Discussions Jun 19. 0 Replies

In establishing a goal or incentive for stylists for client retention, what is a reasonable percentage to expect for retention of new clients?Read more →

product fee for redo services?

Started by Tierre Somekawa in General Salon Business Discussions. Last reply by Jackie Buckler Jun 29. 4 Replies

I'm curious to know if salons charge a product fee to the stylist if they have to redo a chemical services.

Loyalty Program

Started by Nancy Torres in Business Building Tools Jun 4. 0 Replies

Hello I am looking for some ideas for a loyalty program and membership drive. How do I get it started and what kind of incentives to include. Exactly how does it work? Help!!!!Read more →

Making Time for Salon Team Connections

Started by Roberta K Dotson in Business Building Tools. Last reply by Roberta K Dotson Jun 22. 4 Replies

It is important to start every shift with connection time, a 5–10 minute conversation designed to bring everyone up-to-date on salon business and create a focus for the day. If it isn’t possible to schedule a daily connection time, begin working it…Read more →

Tags: team, planner, meeting, meetings, salon

Payscales - Hourly + Commssion

Started by annie in General Salon Business Discussions. Last reply by Jackie Buckler May 29. 1 Reply

Hello,With the new Superior Court ruling in California regarding piece rate payscales we are looking to move from a commission/piece rate payscale to an hourly + commission and work within the levels system.  We are in California and in a higher end…Read more →

Tags: wage, pay

Strenghtening Your Salon Team!

Started by Calie Kloppenborg- Van Zwol in General Salon Business Discussions May 12. 0 Replies

I am wanting to strengthen the relationship between our support staff (front desk) and stylists. Has anyone found any group activates or scenarios that have helped to show the stylists the true amount of support the front desk does provide and…Read more →

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