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What’s in it for them?

We all want to win. Running a business, at work, winning is good and we don’t like to lose. Nobody sets out to be a loser when working with clients in a salon. But, we don’t tend to think that if we are going to win then someone else has to  lose. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. …

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Learn to accept Failure

You are the sum total of everything that has happened in your life…..the successes, the failures, the achievements and the mistakes. Not everything works out the way we want it to. So as long as you have tried that’s all you can do. If you were take any of the disappointing outcomes away, then you wouldn’t be your magnificent self! …

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Learn to count to 10!

Every so often a client or staff will say or do something that will really annoy or upset you – but you are not going to lose your temper anymore. Instead, get into the habit of counting to 10 under your breathe while you wait for the feeling of absolute rage to subside. This 10 seconds give you the seconds …

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Don’t stop making an Effort

Running a salon business is like the old concept of knowing that half of the money you spend on advertising is wasted, but the difficulty is figuring out which half!  The point is, if you can’t tell which half, then you have to keep on doing the whole lot, fully aware that not all of it will produce rewards.  Sometimes, …

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Always do the right thing!

Every action you take, every decision you make, everything you do causes an immediate effect on those around you – and on you! Your actions will dictate whether you life and business are going to run happily or badly. You are what you do. What goes around, comes around. There is instant karma. What you sow you reap, so it …

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Have a PLAN for your business

You’ve got to have a plan. A plan is a map, a guide, a target, a focus, a routine, a signpost, a direction, a strategy. It says that you are going somewhere, do something and be somewhere. A plan indicates you’ve had a bit of a think about your business and aren’t just waiting for something to turn up. Or, …

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