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Show me a chronic complainer and I’ll show you an individual ignorant of the law of gratitude. Those who stubbornly wait for their life to get better before being grateful for what they have are those who have gratitude backwards Those who are pissie about what they have that they don’t want or grumble about what they want that they don’t have are those who have it all wrong about gratitude. It’s NOT: ‘I’ll be grateful when my damn life gets…

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Yesterday on my retreat at Chrome Salon I saw the coolest slogan hanging on the wall of the bathroom it reads: ‘No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys!’ In other words: To fight with a crazy is to empower craziness! So stop arguing with crazy lest you be crazy too. No matter how wrong you think crazy is – stop arguing with it because you can’t out argue crazy. The only response that discourages crazy starts and ends in one word: ‘Oh’!…

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I heard the following said in a support group I’m a member of and I think it says it all: The most important word we can say when we're really screwed up is ‘help’. Surrender is the willingness to get well someone else's way. Sometimes it takes more courage to surrender than it does to fight and for those with the willingness to know the difference OMG does the dynamite boom. like this 4 more #BGTD!

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Dwelling is the combination of replaying yesterdays mistake with exaggeration and imagining all of tomorrow’s crap that’s coming your way because of it. There’s only two days in the week that are uncontrollable, yesterday and tomorrow. Today’s the only day we can do something with. We can’t change yesterday, but we can waste today by worrying about tomorrow. The present of today is the only gift that Life gives us all. So forgive yourself for…

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This post is for my friends who are on ‘The Sacred Walk’ to get on the other side of extraordinary adversity. Keep the faith, more will be revealed, this too shall pass: This slogan is huge - it has saved my mental & emotional butt on many an occasion. For those beloveds who are in the middle of trudging through the next struggle and it feels like this one’s unresolvable and looks like you’re not going to get on the other side of it - Keep the faith, more will…

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Salon Scorecard

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 salons financial health.    Learn today what you can change tomorrow with the Salon Scorecard.See More
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Helpdesk shared a clip from Tari Pearce, lead trainer for Crystal Focus Salon Coaching, on how to prebook more appointments during slow times of the year!

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Salon Scorecard

Started by Deb McMahan in Business Building Tools on Friday. 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 →

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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 →

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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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