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More times than not personal crisis can be blessings in disguise. And here’s why: the suffering from the consequences of an unresolved issue wakes us up to what the real problem is and gives us the courage to make changes in our life that we wouldn’t make under normal circumstances. In other words nothing has the power to break a person open and makes them change like a personal crisis does. So if there’s someone in your life who’s in the middle of having one, make…

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Show me people desperately trying to get people they care about to change and I’ll show you people making the other person worse and themselves miserable. Show me people who actual believe their love for the person they’re trying to change is powerful enough to change them and I’ll show you a person spell bounded by denial. The only brand of love with the potency to ignite such change is detachment with love. Loving people by detaching from the need to change them and…

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Vashti Hieb replied to Vashti Hieb's discussion 'Blended Salons'
"Lisa, thank you for your reply.  Yes those are all things that myself and my manager have been discussing.  The problem that we are running into is we need to attract stylists that have been in the industry for a few years that have a…"
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These days there are a lot of people walking through some of the most difficult challenges they’ve ever had to face if you happen to be one of them may your heart remain marinated in hope. Hope is the spiritual nitro, which propels dramatic recoveries after traumatic loss. Hope is the strength to endure the sufferings of today, which comes from the belief in the promise of a greater tomorrow. Hope is that still small voice deep within us all, which tells us that no situation is too…

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Lisa Garcia replied to Vashti Hieb's discussion 'Blended Salons'
"Before you make the decision to bring in booth renters, make sure you think through exactly what direction your salon will take when you do this. Typically, booth rent and commission stylists live in two different worlds. Neither one is necessarily…"
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Greater self-worth requires greater mindfulness of the people in your life you listen to most. Why because according to the law of association you’re self-worth is profoundly affected by those people. And why is this important? Because greater self-worth is the on ramp to greater wealth and happiness! So here are a few questions worth considering: 1. Who are these people I tend to listen to most? 2. What do they have me believing about myself 3. More important: What do they have me…

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Blended Salons

Started by Vashti Hieb in General Salon Business Discussions. Last reply by Vashti Hieb 22 hours ago. 2 Replies

We are a full commision salon & spa but we are looking to bring in booth rental stylists because in our town booth rental is the most popular way to go.  We want to be able to allow more experienced stylists to work with us, but we want to hold…Read more →

Planning: 'tis the season...

Started by Eric Schindler in Business Building Tools Oct 14. 0 Replies

One of the things every business, big or small, has in common right now.  Planning!  Planning for the upcoming consumer buying bonanza known as the holiday season.  Salon companies should be finalizing their service, retail and gift card promotions…Read more →

Designing A Retail Culture

Started by Gavin Salsbery in Business Building Tools. Last reply by Gavin Salsbery Oct 3. 1 Reply

Greetings out there in Summit Salon Communityville!  I'll be administering the site this week and wanted to try and get a discussion, questions, solutions, etc. on increasing retail sales inside your salon company.  Feel free to post a question,…Read more →

Introducing Summit Program to older stylists

Started by Dianne Caffrey in Education & Training. Last reply by Dianne Caffrey Sep 12. 2 Replies

What is the best way to introduce the level system to older stylists. Our level 1 stylists are charging more for their service than stylists who have 30+ yrs. experience. The owner of the salon is having a hard time explaining to them why they have…Read more →

welcome package

Started by James/Kerri Trammel in Marketing Your Salon. Last reply by Michael Nikolas Sep 11. 3 Replies

does anyone have a welcome package for new guests they would like to share? I took a horrible picture at summit and cant read the words. oops. Read more →

Question about leveling

Started by Samantha in General Salon Business Discussions. Last reply by Samantha Sep 8. 2 Replies

Hello i am currently a stylist who works in a salon that uses the level system and from my understanding to level up you have to hit the numbers of the level above you on a average of 3 months to level to the next level. Ex if you are a level one…Read more →

associate program

Started by Lorraine Aprile in Education & Training. Last reply by Michael Nikolas Sep 7. 2 Replies

Hi I have two new associates , I want to attend the associate seminar  in November ,  would anyone advise I take my associates to the seminar so they understand the program better , and my stylists who are not yet ready for an associate ? I am…Read more →

Service menus

Started by Dianne Caffrey in Education & Training. Last reply by Dianne Caffrey Sep 1. 2 Replies

How is everyone creating their level system service menus. Are you including just a range or the specific prices of each level stylist?

Creative Promotions

Started by Leah Lucas in General Salon Business Discussions Aug 5. 0 Replies

Promotions should run every 2 months and be displayed separately from the regular retail shelving.  It should stand out- use different types of signage and show the great savings the guests will receive. Advertise with signs at the stations,…Read more →

Reserving Your Success

Started by Sharon Dolan Meier in Education & Training Jul 30. 0 Replies

Did you know that 20% of the guest you re book will cancel?Yes! In order to get 50% of your guest to reserve their next appointment the following month, you must rebook 70% of your guest this month.Did you know that by reserving appointments 6 weeks…Read more →

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