How to Be Different and Believe in Yourself

By Larissa Macleman | May 19, 2019

  As a Salon Owner, managing your staff can be ever so frustrating, not to mention attracting new staff and keeping them around. It feels like they just don’t have the same passion that you did when you were just starting off! It’s so easy to sit around and blame them for not wanting to…

Start Competing for Your Team’s Attention

By Larissa Macleman | May 9, 2019

  As a Salon Owner, managing your staff can be ever so frustrating, not to mention attracting new staff and keeping them around. It feels like they just don’t have the same passion that you did when you were just starting off! It’s so easy to sit around and blame them for not wanting to…

“There’s No Point F*ck*ng Around,” and Other Advice

By Larissa Macleman | May 5, 2019

Would you like to be called “Hairdresser of the Year” someday? For Megan Panozzo, the chance to win this coveted award was too much for her to pass up on. Once Megan had set her mind on winning the award, she wasn’t letting anything get in her way, Now, a couple of weeks after being…

Sustainability: It’s Actually Simple

By Larissa Macleman | Apr 29, 2019

Do you ever wish you could do more to be sustainable- but it feels way too difficult? You’re not sure what to do, or how to do it. We live in a throwaway society. Whether it’s the Salon Industry or a Building Site, every day massive amounts of waste gets thrown away and contributes to…

How to be Found and Flourish on Instagram

By Larissa Macleman | Apr 11, 2019

Marketing your business on Social Media can feel tricky. There’s always more to be learned, more to be said and more to be done. Most importantly there’s always more competition, each and every day. Sometimes it’s tempting to throw in the towel and give up altogether. But in today’s Podcast, my guest Nicole from Melbourne…

Keeping it Real- Growing Your Salon and Nailing the Juggling Act

By Larissa Macleman | Apr 11, 2019

The life of a Salon Owner is so multi-faceted. Not only do we have our businesses to look after, but we have personal responsibilities, and on top of that, we need to look after ourselves. In this episode of the Salon Owner’s Collective Podcast, I answer questions from you, Salon Owners listeners. I talk about…

How to Capture, Connect and Convert: Building a Relationship With Your Followers

By Larissa Macleman | Apr 7, 2019

As social media dominates the Salon Industry more and more, it is so easy to get caught up in the world of followers, likes and comments. It is so easy to allow your perception of your own success, and others’ success, to be skewed by Social Media. And it is so easy to forget why…

Why You Should Become Comfortable With the Idea of Selling Your Salon

By Larissa Macleman | Apr 1, 2019

Do you ever think about selling your salon, even for a second, only for the thought to get taken over by fear and guilt so strong that you just push it to the back of your mind? If you are anything like me, and my guest in today’s Podcast, you’ll have experienced this more than…

What It Takes to Grow Your Salon to Scale

By Larissa Macleman | Mar 24, 2019

Do you ever dream of building beyond a single salon and scaling into multiple locations to create your own beauty empire? On this episode, I’m joined by James Carlisle and Lynden Mason, the Founders of Vivo Hair & Beauty, who are sharing the story of their journey from the optometry industry to building one of…

Moving From Top Sales Stylist to Becoming a Successful Salon Owner

By Larissa Macleman | Mar 17, 2019

In this episode, we’re answering a question from one of our members in the Salon Owners Collective group who is ready to transition out of the role of being the top sales stylist in her salon to becoming a successful salon owner and CEO. If you find yourself hitting the ceiling with your time, energy,…

Releasing Your Food and Body Obsessions for Ultimate Freedom

By Larissa Macleman | Mar 11, 2019

Do you find yourself famished or fixated on your next meal? Do you waste time wondering what you’ll wear to make you look a certain way or mass deleting photos you took for your social media because you didn’t like the angle? These are indicators of a mindset gone haywire, and if you truly want…

Making the Most of Your Continuing Education in Your Salon

By Larissa Macleman | Mar 4, 2019

You just attended a killer industry conference or completed an incredible workshop, and you can’t wait to get back to your salon and begin putting all your newfound knowledge into action with your team. But alas, reality hits. You’re slammed from the moment you walk back into the salon and everything you learned shifts to…

6 Steps for Boosting Your Salon’s Social Media Marketing Efforts

By Larissa Macleman | Feb 18, 2019

Feel like Facebook is treating you like a lousy partner? You give, give, give and seem to get nothing in return. Or, in the case of Facebook, you post and post and post, but your reach feels abysmal. It’s time to get your fair share of your audience’s attention on Facebook, and the good news…

The 3 Things Holding Your Salon’s Success Hostage

By Larissa Macleman | Feb 10, 2019

Do you have a hostage situation in your salon? No, not the nightmare scenario you’re envisioning, but still scary nonetheless, I’m talking about your salon’s success. And the person who’s keeping it hostage is you. Thankfully, with a few foundational steps, you can finally set the potential for your salon’s success free and begin seeing…

Creating a Seamless Client Experience in Your Salon

By Larissa Macleman | Jan 28, 2019

From the moment your client chooses to book an appointment, their client experience has begun. Yes, there are a ton of moving parts when it comes to creating a outstanding client experience, but as today’s guest shares, it’s not enough to provide a “good” experience. The bar has been raised, and your client experience needs…

The Keys Creating a Rockstar Team Will Take Your Salon to New Heights

By Larissa Macleman | Jan 20, 2019

Tired of the constant turnover and the exhaust and expense of having to find and train new employees only to have them leave a year later, if that? Today I’m talking all about team and how to build one full of rockstar stylists who will not only be with you for the long haul but…

Riding the Roller Coaster of Life

By Larissa Macleman | Jan 13, 2019

Life can be a strange roller coaster, and sometimes you just need to ride it and take it for all its worth. In this episode i’m chatting with Salon Owner & Business Mentor, Cassandra Barrie. She shares her life insights and experiences within the industry, as well as deep diving into personal life lessons that…

Life Changing Consultations

By Larissa Macleman | Jan 6, 2019

When you take your client on a journey of leadership and show them what you recommend for them, you might notice a shift in how they approach and talk to you. Dario Cotroneo has developed a very unique approach to hairdressing & education resulting in exciting ways to learn and enjoy. During this episode we…

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Creative Sanity Tips for the Wondering Holiday Mind

By Larissa Macleman | Dec 24, 2018

“It’s when Salon owners have clarity of their path that they have their best life, their best business and have the strength to navigate the gauntlet of business.” Join me, Larissa Macleman for our last episode of 2018 where I talk about holiday creativity, getting clear on your goals and stepping into a change of…

Transforming Stylists to Think, Believe & Perceive Differently

By Larissa Macleman | Dec 16, 2018

What you do as a stylist is so much more than just styling hair; You are helping beautiful people solve meaningful problems. That in itself creates such a powerful outlook that we all should be onboarding daily in our workplace. Dario Cotroneo has developed a very unique approach to hairdressing & education resulting in exciting…