Industry Lessons to Shape your Career

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Learning and taking the next step in our careers is daunting for most. Not many know where to start and get stuck on how to get the ball rolling. Today guest on the podcast, industry mentor & innovative icon, Vivienne Mackinder, is taking us through the Industry lessons she has learnt to shape your career.…

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How Perspective & Attitude Creates Opportunity

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“Until I stop enjoying it, i’m going to keep burning the candle at both ends” From growing up with his father in the spotlight and some big shoes to fill, join me as I talk with our new guest on the podcast, Salon Owner & Educator icon, Jules Tognini. He is taking us through his…

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The Salon Owners Collective Lunch – Growing a Rockstar Team

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Our coaches are coming back to you with a pop up podcast from our Collective Lunch. You’re going to gain a lot from listening to the live conversation with Salon Owners Collective founder Larissa Macleman and two of our very talented coaches; Louise May and Samantha Jones. Listen in as we talk about finding, growing,…

New Level, New Devil, Kalene’s way to Success

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Everytime you level up in your business venture there is always something around the corner that will stop you in your tracks. On this episode of the Salon Owners Collective Podcast, we’re joined by Kalene Smith, the founder of Tousled Blow Dry Bar, and creator of The Gorgeous Strength Summit event. She explains, no matter…

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Defining & Optimising your Inner Abilities

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Everyone has a true purpose for starting their business but when was the last time you reflected on it? While all the chaos of running a business is happening, our mindsets shift and our lives change so becoming clear on defining & optimising your inner abilities is fundamental for success. In today’s episode, i’m talking…

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Creating Space to Transform your Business

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Being in business is difficult but it doesn’t have to be a constant struggle. The last time i spoke on the podcast i was talking over going through another recent overwhelm stage in my life. As hard as it was for me to come to terms with it, sharing it gave me the power i…

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The Fundamentals for Scaling your Business

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Upscaling and taking the next step in business is daunting for most. Not many know where to start and get stuck on finding the key aspects to get the ball rolling. Today guest on the podcast, business mentor icon, Pru Champan, is taking us through the fundamentals of scaling your business. Pru is now a…

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Social Media & Branding Adaption

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From being a primary teacher to working with cheese then winding up in the hair and beauty industry all from one creative idea that stemmed while getting her hair done. In today’s episode i’m talking with, Emily Ciardiello, Creative Director & Co-founder of Foil Me. Join us as she shares how to power through social…

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How to Create the Ultimate Client Experience

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The Client Experience is one of today’s hot Salon buzzwords, with social media at a high, we as Salon Owners are focusing more and more on our clients wants and needs, and in turn, are becoming better Salon Owners for it. Today’s guest has done an amazing job of navigating the intersection between what your…

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Building Creative Framework to Empower your Team

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When we think of consistently growing our salon, we often turn to see what we’re doing in our marketing efforts, when really we should be exploring more of what our team is wanting and needing. In today’s episode, I’m talking with Brad Lepper, an award winning hairdresser, a core international artist and educator for Sebastian…

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Marketing Yourself and Your Business

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From Entrepreneurs to Salon Owners, Hairdressers to Marketing Experts, to simply being a Business owner in today’s fast paced society, we are constantly trying to keep up with the marketing trends to make our business run and grow successfully. However, it might be easier than you think. On this episode of the Salon Owners Collective…

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Grow Your Salon Business to Gain Freedom and Profit 2.0

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I remember a time when I was so overwhelmed with all the things to do in my business and I have to say I’ve just been through another period of this. I had to take a step back a reevaluate where I was and I realised I needed to start practicing what I preached. After…

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Switching your Mindset to Improve your Life & Business

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Everyone has a different outlook on what success looks like, but once you strip it all back and start being more present in your life and business, you might notice your mindset slightly shifts. In today’s episode, I’m talking with health & lifestyle coaches, Carla & Emma, also known as the Merry Maker Sisters. They…

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How to Harness the Power of Instagram Marketing in your Salon

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In today’s age of social media driven sales it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and drop the ball when it comes to consistency and tactics. Weather you know it or not, your social media can do a lot more than just ‘look pretty’. Using the power of Instagram for your salon you can provide a brand…

How to Incorporate Education into Your Salon Expertise

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Whether you’re thinking of approaching education as an additional facet to your salon or your brand, today’s guest on the podcast, education icon Tracey Hughes, is showing us all the ways to incorporate education into your salon expertise. An icon in the industry, Tracey is an internationally recognized educator and speaker who has worked with…

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The Salon Owners Collective Lunch – The Key Element to Salon Success

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If you are wanting a little taste of what our coaches are all about, this is the perfect pop up podcast for you! If you love insights into topics to do with the salon industry, trending questions and recommendations you’re going to gain a lot from listening to the live conversation with Salon Owners Collective…

Exploring E-Commerce to Scale Your Salon Business

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Your salon’s website can do more than just online booking! In today’s episode of the Salon Owners Collective Podcast, I’m talking with Sarah Quinney, The E-Commerce Business Coach, about how you can leverage e-commerce principles to increase your sales and work toward scaling your salon. Sarah has tremendous experience building highly successful e-commerce companies of…

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Improving the Client Experience and Your Stylist’s Sales Process

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Do you have some stylists who seem to have a tough time connecting with clients? Thus making it difficult to get rebookings? How about stylists who are afraid of selling? You’ve got incentives, but it doesn’t seem like enough, and you need those sales numbers to keep up your profits. In this Q&A episode of…

Honing Your Successful Salon Management Skills and Stepping Up as a CEO

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So, you’re ready to own the role of “salon owner.” In fact, you might be in the process of fully stepping up as a CEO, and the thoughts of additional salon locations are looking lucrative. If this describes you, you’re going to love listening to my conversation with today’s guest, Chelle Neff, the owner of…

Breaking Through Mental Barriers in Business and Life

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Feel like the saying “fake it ’til you make it” is your guiding directional and business and life? Then it’s time for a shift in your self-talk. On this episode of the Salon Owners Collective podcast, we’re joined by Bree Stedman, the Female Head Talk Expert and founder of the program and podcast, as well…

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The Art and Science of Successful Client Consultations

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Did you know that 97% of hairdressers believe that they do a full and thorough consultation with every client, but only 7% of clients feel like they’ve ever had a consult? That is a massive disparity and one that our guest on today’s episode of the Salon Owners Collective podcast, Richard Kavanagh, is going to…

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Developing Your Salon Team Leadership Style

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If you have your sights set on expanding your team or your salon’s locations, you don’t want to miss this episode of the Salon Owners Collective podcast with Stevie English of Stevie English Hair and global brand ambassador for Matrix. In this episode, he shares his insights about cultivating your salon leadership style to craft…

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Reframing Your Mindset for Greater Success in Your Salon and Life

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Fresh off of a fantastic getaway to Brisbane where I attended a conference of one of my long-time business mentors (you might be familiar with him…Tony Robbins), I knew I had to share with you the most powerful insights I took away from the event as well as those of fellow business owners and peers…

Shifting Your Mindset for Money Manifestation

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It doesn’t matter where we come from, how we grew up, or what stage of our own definition of success we’re currently in; there’s something we all have in common…we all have money mindsets to work through. In this episode of the Salon Owners Collective podcast, Jess Giles of Chic Money is busting through the…

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Effectively Leading Your Salon’s Team and Connecting with Your Community

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Are you in the process of growing your salon and stepping into the role of owner by scaling your team? If so, you’re going to love today’s insights from our guest Marquetta Breslin aka the Million Dollar Stylist. In today’s episode of the Salon Owners Collective podcast, she shares her story of how she began…

How to Transform Anxiety and Relearn to Live in the Joy

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From juggling clients to managing staff to keeping your family life glued together, being a salon owner can undoubtedly bring its fair share of anxiety, but as today’s guest on the Salon Owners Collective podcast, Anthea Cutler explains, there’s nothing to fear. For anxiety is just a false message from your brain. In our chat,…

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The Natural Evolution of Growing Your Salon Team

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One of the biggest steps in growing toward your vision for Freedom & Profit as a salon owner is building your team. Your team is what allows you to actually step out from behind the chair and truly be a salon owner, but as my guest on today’s episode, Fallene Wells, points out, growing a…

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7 Habits of Highly Successful Salon Owners

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Although there’s no single path to success and not everyone’s definition is the same, there are undoubtedly similar qualities that people who have achieved their ideals of success have in common. When looking at salon owners in particular, I’ve identified 7 habits that I’ve observed not only as a salon owner of 20+ years but…

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Taking the Focus off of Followers to Strengthen Your Salon’s Social Media Strategy

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It’s arguably one of the most discussed topics among salon owners and hairstylists looking to build their businesses and clientele, however, despite its popularity the subject of today’s podcast remains largely a mystery concerning how it works to turn your time and effort into actual profits. That’s right; I’m talking about social media and how…

Building the Foundation of Your Salon Brand Strategy

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When we think of consistently drawing in new clients for our salon, we often turn to see if what we’re doing in our marketing efforts is effective. However, marketing stems from strong messaging, and messaging is rooted in a clear brand strategy. So, if your salon brand strategy isn’t clear, it’s not going to speak…

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Banishing Brain Clutter to Make Better Business Decisions

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From entrepreneurs to hairdressers, wives to mums, to simply being a working person in today’s society, we are inundated with information and to-dos causing a massive amount of brain clutter that can keep us from feeling the richness in our lives, experiences, and work. Thankfully, today’s guest on the Salon Owner’s Collective podcast has made…

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Navigating the Intersection of Business and Marketing Strategy

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I’ve always been fascinated by business and marketing strategy because while they are different in their purpose and execution, they are also very much intertwined, and today’s guest on the Salon Owners Collective podcast has done a fantastic job of navigating the intersection between them with her expert skill set. In today’s episode, I’m talking…

Finding a Framework and Building a Platform to Develop Your Expertise

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Ever wonder how it is you become an “expert”? Yes, years of experience is undoubtedly a factor, but so is having a solid framework for your technique and a platform that allows you to share it. With over 30+ years experience both behind the chair and as a salon owner, today’s guest, Geoffrey Herberg, grounded…

The 3 Non-Negotiable Pillars For Growing a Successful Salon

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It’s no secret that there’s no “one-size-fits-all” method for growing a successful salon. It’s a combination of grit, strategic thinking, style and skill, all blended in a way that makes sense for your vision and your market. But, as Adam Chatterley, business strategist and consultant for beauty businesses and founder of Salon Business Secrets, shares,…

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Finding the Right Coach to Help Close the Gap in Life and Business

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As you navigate the journey of business ownership, you will undoubtedly reach a roadblock that stops you in your tracks and halts your momentum toward progress and growth. Even though you didn’t put the roadblock there (or did you?), it’s your responsibility to find a way to move what’s standing in your way and build…

Creating an Exceptional Employee Experience

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Employee experience is one of today’s hot business buzzwords, but the truth is, this isn’t a flash-in-the-pan fad. In this episode, I’m joined by Samantha Gadd, founder of Humankind and Kin, who is on a mission to help people love their work. One of the ways she does this is by guiding small business owners…

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Powerful Messenger Marketing

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In today’s age of instantaneous communication, your salon simply can’t afford to wait ’til it’s convenient to reply to potential clients. The reality is, “after hours” no longer exists, but that doesn’t mean your work/life balance can’t exist alongside it. Using the power of messenger marketing for your salon, you can simultaneously provide an elevated…

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Surviving Facebook’s Algorithm Changes with Social Dinner Parties

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Have the recent Facebook changes sent you into a spiral of panic over your salon’s marketing efforts? Well, time to stop the spiral because in today’s Salon Owners Collective podcast, I’m discussing why this shift in social media can actually be a good thing, and how treating your social profiles like a dinner party can help…

Attract New Clients & Keep Them

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Kati Whitledge talks about attracting new clients, but not just any client, how do you attract and keep the right types of clients for your salon and your team? Founder of Meet Your Stylist, a Marketing Company for Hair Salons, Kati also hosts a podcast called Beyond the Technique. Kati also has a Salon! Be…

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Upsell over 200% Retail to your Clients

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When an aesthetician can upgrade or upsell over 200% salon retail to their clients, you know you have a gift. Licensed aesthetician and Founder of AddoAesthetics, Daniela talks with me about the art of educating your clients over selling to them. Simply thinking about your approach a little differently can make a huge impact to…

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Use Instagram to get Clients

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Your business cannot survive without the use of Social Media. We well know that by now. So why is it that so many of us are failing miserably at doing a great job? Natalie from Salon Social Media talks about the three key ingredients to a great social account as well as drawing clients into…

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Creativity, Confidence and Business Building

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Self confidence can make or break a good business. Stylist, Coach, Blogger & Speaker Roberta Lee from Roberta Style Lee speaks about the need to put yourself first and work on building your confidence so you can build your business. Being creative herself, Roberta Lee shares how there can be conflict between our desire to…

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A Life Worth Living

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After a burned out crash at the height of her career, Fashion Stylist Sam Hannah talks about finding her why, passion and living a mindful life aligned with personal values. Too many of us, who own and manage a business, we burn out with all the things we need to do. Sam brings you back…

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Stand out from the Crowd and Sparkle

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Hairdresser turned Inspirational entertainer, Julie Cross, has a hilarious view on the Hair & Beauty industry and the world in general.. and she is spot on! Her stories cover what we’re doing wrong.. what we’re doing right and how as hair and beauty therapists we have the ability to empower, entertain and energise those around us. This…

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An End to Your Employee Problems

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I’ve noticed that the one thing that is most commonly talked about in the Salon Industry and in the likes of Industry Facebook Groups is staff!!!   As Salon Owners, we are constantly complaining about our team, their lack of productivity and how it keeps you up at night. #Ihearya   In this episode I…

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SEO Sorted for Salons

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Can Google find your Salon when a potential client is searching? Does Google know you exist? How do you make sure you get into the first position on page one? Louise Blakely talks about how important your Salon’s relationship with Google is… she breaks it down into simple speak with her 3 most important tricks so…

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Hangry Hairdressers at Christmas Time

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I had coffee recently with an old salon owner friend who declared she was already in the Crazy Christmas period and I remember swearing and declaring each and every year, ‘this year is going to be my last on the floor. I hated those 3 weeks of December so much! I eventually worked out how…

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Building an Authentic Salon Brand

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Creating a brand that gets noticed and attracts new clients takes more than a pretty Logo, nice fonts and cool colours. Even a great digital presence on it’s own is just not enough. Claire Spalding from My Brand Story talks about the secrets of Big Brands you know and love and how you can take…

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3 Tips to Fabulous Team Performance

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You employ someone new into your team with high hopes that this one will be great … but yet again, another stylist lets you down, not delivering to your clients as you’d hoped. Hairdresser and Industry Educator Paula Hibbard takes us through what things you’re most likely doing wrong. She steps us through how you…

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Salon Branding Mistakes You Should Avoid

Salon Branding Mistakes You Should Avoid

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We have some smart people in our Industry and this Podcast brings two of the best Branding Brains in the Hair and Beauty Industry together. I talk with Kristy McKenzie from Secret Salon Society and Hayley Mears from Six Underground Media about branding mistakes and how to overcome them. This episode is packed full of…

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My Story, From Overwhelm to Freedom & Profit

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I remember a time when I was so overwhelmed with all the things to do in business and I have to say I wanted to sell my business more than 5 times over the years – many times feeling totally fed up! I haven’t shared much of my own story so felt it was time…

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Step Out in Faith then do the Work!

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If you’ve ever wondered why you got into business or you’re just waiting for things to come together… then you ask yourself “when will I finally be successful?”  Then you’ll find this podcast inspirational and give you some needed courage to keep going!

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Salon Success & War Stories from the Trenches

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Salon Owner and Industry Educator Lorna Evans based in Melbourne, Australia shares her real-life success stories and battle wounds in this informative podcast. Lorna talks about money and profit in business and managing a strong and long-standing team. It is no easy feat and her strategy is simple yet effective. Owning three separate brands, Lorna…

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100 Days to Salon Success

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It’s hard to get Big Things Done in our business, instead, we end up spinning wheels doing the little stuff so we feel good about getting a ‘tick’ on our list! When we are so BUSY already and life keeps getting in the way, or if you’re a professional procrastinator, sometimes you just can’t seem…

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Ditch the Overwhelm and Get Shit Done

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As a business owner, I’ll bet you know that feeling of overwhelm. You feel like a hamster running endlessly round on a wheel, unable to stop or jump off, but getting nowhere very fast. Your mind gets so full it starts to feel fuzzy, and just when you have space to do the important work,…

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Get Noticed & Put Your Salon on the Map

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Ailish from the The Glow Getter is a Natural and Organic Beauty Blogger. This episode is about her success tips for building an online following, get noticed and put your salon on the Map. Ailish talks through ways you can implement these simple strategies in your salon. Recommended Links Free Online Beauty Summit She Means…

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Three things I wish Salon Owners would do!

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While most people in high up Management Roles shuffle important paper in their office, Australasia Group Manager for Organic Colour Systems, Vicki King spends most of her time actually in the salon with her salon owner clients. Doing this gives her a unique perspective on the Industry, which I love, and I wanted her to share…

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Adapt or Die

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Saying yes to everything that comes your way has propelled Richard Kavanagh from Stylist to world renowned Artist, Creative Director and Brand Ambassador. Now working with Brands like Vogue, Elle Magazine, GHD and he is also a Global Artist for Redken. Richard joins us live from Fashion Week New Zealand and shares the things close to…

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Don’t Be Afraid

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Aamena was born into an entrepreneurial family and learning the basics of business wasn’t taught but infused through everyday family life. Not her first business, Aamena now owns an Ella Bache Beauty Clinic franchise in Australia that is thriving with her clear commitment to delivering impeccable service. While also raising 4 happy healthy  kids her…

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Love (and accolades) as First Sight

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She recently won Beauty Salon of the Year and Beauty Therapist of the Year, both at the British Hair and Beauty Awards in 2017. She loves chocolate and is obsessed with hot air balloons! Not only that but she is a Huffington Post author, Beauty Blogger, Beautician and industry educator doing it all as a…

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Uncover Your Brand Legend

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Sarah Hart is a Web Designer turned branding expert who helps brands become legends online… Our chat is around helping you discover your brand legend with her 6 brand arch types or personalities. It will help you refine your salons online presence and help your potential clients feeeel something about your brand. Helping them choose…

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Is your Salon Actually Working?

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As an industry, I think we’re still complaining about how this new generation of stylists and therapists is ‘so not motivated’ and “when I was an apprentice I worked harder and longer for less money and more passion”. Alan Austin-Smith, founder of The Fantastic Hairdresser has his own opinion on this topic and lays it…

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The 5 Steps Of Content Marketing For Your Salon

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The problem is that our clients and our potential clients are becoming tired of jaded of traditional marketing tactics. It’s noisy and crowded out there online so instead, your potential clients want to build meaningful connections with people, businesses and brands before they choose WHO they will do business with… In this episode, I discuss a…

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A Salon with Passion

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This is a special podcast for me because not only do we turn 1 year old on the 1st August but also I interview a special friend. This episode is a passionate and chatty story from a long time friend, my ex-Salon Manager now a Salon Owner of her own. Kerri Cox’s passion for the…

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Never Die Wondering

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Never Die Wondering what could have been… Sommer Louise, a Mindset Mentor talks about what’s holding you back and how to transform your life with some simple yet very overlooked principles. She shares her interesting life journey and tips to creating a life and business of abundance through health and fitness of both body and…

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What’s working in Facebook right now for Salons

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Your Salon marketing plan is vital for your new client attraction strategy. The problem is that Facebook is ever changing at a rapid pace, so I invited Hayley Mears to the Podcast to chat about what’s working with Facebook right now for Salons. We cover some important factors that you need to know about to…

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2 Seconds Can Change your Life

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A short but hugely impactful interlude with Naomi Campbell changed this hairdresser into an International Editorial Make Up Artist to the stars. Now an author and mega brand in her own right, Rae Morris sells her own make up & brush ranges and educates woman all around the world while trying to raise a young family.…

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5 Steps to Freedom and Profit for Your Salon

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You set up your own salon business with dreams of more freedom, autonomy  and time, and now find yourself wondering when you’ll next get to take a day off?  You’re not alone!   Now Imagine arriving at the salon.  Your team are already cleaning and preparing the salon for the day.  You lead a short,…

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Have you ever felt like you should be happy?

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If you feel like you have everything you could want. You have a good Salon business, your health is good, and what others might think is a good relationship…. But you still feel like you’re not as happy as you could be! Then this mindful but heaps of fun podcast episode is for you… SHE…

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If it’s to be, It’s up to me!

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What will drive you through opening day, through the hard times and propel you into the salon business that you always dreamed about? Kristy from Secret Salon Society shares her most important elements that have taken her from zero to hero. Getting clear on your vision, direction and setting some solid milestone goals will get…

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Building a Brand Stronger than the Team you Employ

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You’re sick of your team running a muck, making you feel like you’re a prisoner in your own business. You just get things sorted and under control and then the next thing happens, a baby is due, she’s giving up her trade or off on her big OE … just moments after she qualifies! This Podcast…

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3 Must Have Strategies to Grow Your Salon (without working more hours)

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If you wonder why your business is not growing, then make sure you’re taking the time to actually grow your Salon. I speak with Caitlyn Menzel from Raw Edge Hairdressing in Australia, who not only believes in this but has taken it a step further and works on her business 5 hours a fortnight. Yes,…

3 Tips to Conquer Instagram

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Learn these three Best Performance Instagram Hacks from Hayley Mears, Ex-Hairdresser turned Social Media Marketer. In this episode she shares with us how to get the best performance out of Instagram, creating a theme for your Brand and using it on Instagram together with the importance of white space. We discussed the phenomenon of the “backs…

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Mastering Your Money

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Meet Jess, whose mission is to financially empower women to save the world, and she supports salon owners to do this, beginning with your own financial world. If you just know you are meant for bigger things, for money to flow effortlessly and easily to you – for doing what you love! To be joyfully…

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Your Website is Losing you Clients

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Your salon website should be your biggest and most important online sales tool. Yes, a sales tool. It should be bringing you new clients (and helping your existing ones stay connected with you). But remember, your website is not an online sales tool for your business… Your website is an online buying tool for your…

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How To Attract Dream Clients With Video

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Your clients look for you online, it’s a given, and video is an amazing way to attract salon clients and build that all important know-like-trust factor which is so vital if your business is to succeed. So, what is the know-like-trust factor, and how does video help to build this? Viewers get to KNOW you…

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Build a Communication Culture

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Life in a salon is fast paced, full of constant excitement and change. But without great communication and structure, managing a team in this environment can become stressful, to say the least. Constantly putting out fires that your team throw at you the minute you walk in the door can wear you down. So how…

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5 super simple ways to make more money, with out working more hours

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When I started my apprenticeship I learned a sneaky trick from my senior stylists: how to book ‘fakies’. They would use it to fill a 7 pm booking so they could go home an hour earlier. I tried it a few times, it was cool to get away early. Right, but it wasn’t long after…

Does your Salon have a Social Clique?

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We live in a digital age, so having a strong online presence for your salon should be a strong part of your marketing story toward growth and success. This week on the podcast we chatted with Stacey from The Social Clique about building an enviable online brand which will translate into clients bookings.    Stacey…

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The Salon Mum Juggle is real, 3 tips to make it work!

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The Entrepreneurial chaos of salon business Mum is a real thing… You’re distracted with all the hats you have to wear.  Managing the needs of your team, the demands of your clients. The admin tasks that require attention are still on your list when you get home, but now the kids need your attention… and…

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How to Attract a Rockstar Team

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Q: What’s the Number one reason you’re not growing your team as fast as you’d like? A: Your ads fail to attract the right people into your Salon… or anyone in fact! You need a strong team in order to grow your business. Your team can be the strength or the weakness of your salon.…

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3 keys to exploding your business & designing the lifestyle your really want.

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After discussing that her broken foot as a ‘sign from the universe’… or God, or whom ever you think it might be. She took my gentle nudge as her decision to stop servicing her long term clients and focus instead on growing the salon and building a lifestyle business. Kiwi entrepreneur Kelley this week is…

Make it Work – Whatever it Takes!

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From humble beginnings Chelle from Urban Betty, Texas, opened her salon with 6 chairs and just one contractor, she shares her story of surviving a thriving salon with a team now over 30 strong. Chelle took a recent leap of faith and it’s starting to pay off as she gets out from behind the chair…

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Salon Website Design Secrets

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Your website is the window into the soul of your business. Your website is your digital home and should be used for driving new clients to your salon by converting them into paying clients as well as retaining the loyalty of those that already love you. So getting your digital homeland right becomes vital. In…

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Artist to the Stars – Becoming the Goto Expert!

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Finding your Area of Expertise, your signature service is vital to ensure your business stands out in an overly crowded space, and few have done this better than Jazz Pampling. Jazz is a world-renowned Brow Artist specialising in brow shaping, and has worked with celebrities such as Paula Abdul, Naomi Watts, Aussie model Samantha Harris…

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How one salon successfully turned a social media following into real clients

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I chatted to Mia DeVries from The Fox and The Hair, to find her top strategies for growing a whopping 66.6K Social Media Following and turning them into paying Clients – one of the key strategies to the salons current success. The salon started their social media presence on Facebook, and over time the strategy…

Work On It Not In It

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For many salon owners, the thought of passing over your clientele to spend more time on business building can be fraught with fear and uncertainty, but if you take the important jump of stepping away from the busy work of your salon floor, your business is bound to benefit. Janine bought her first salon aged…

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3 Social Media Secrets you need to know!!

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You want to attract more clients, but Social Media is just not working for you… And you’re tired of posting at random & feeling the pressure of what to post and when. If this is you, then this blog is just for you! Having spent years honing my experience in digital marketing, both whilst running…

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Create a Salon Instagram Strategy With Plann

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Instagram is the social network of the moment and it lends itself particularly well to creative and visual businesses like hair & beauty salons. There’s so much that you can do with Instagram, from posting showcase shots to validate your stylist’s skills, to giving potential clients a peek behind the scenes of your busy salon.…

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Make 2017 your Best Salon Year Yet

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I spent the new year in a camping site surrounded by rain and a rocky beach and dear I say it, NO WIFI! But as a result of that trip, I created Salon Owners Collective. I think I hardly spoke to the Family I was so busy scheming. So it feels right that I should…

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Create a Sustainable Salon & Boost your Profits

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Want to turn your salon into a Sustainable Salon? Going sustainable can have a number of benefits, as well as helping protect and preserve the environment. By taking a people-centred approach to building sustainable salons, and inputing strategies to protect the planet, you will also see an increase in profit for your business!! In this week’s…

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Your salon team can make or break a business

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For today’s podcast episode I’m sharing with you an interview I did with the inspiring Mana Dave of Blaze Salon & Pony Professional. Mana is a stylist, owns two top salons in Auckland, and is a Redken international platform artist. He shared his deepest secrets & some really great actionable tips to help you transition from stylist into…

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Launch and Grow your Dream Business

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Recently I was privileged to interview Tracey Hughes over on the podcast. With over 30 years experience in the industry, Tracey has successfully launched and grown her salon businesses, before then pivoting into providing award winning training for salon professionals. Here are the top lessons to help you to launch, grow or even exit a…

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Put Yourself Out There

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It’s a real thing… FEAR of being online – False Evidence (of) Appearing Real or a gut feeling pointing you in the right direction, but what about thinking “what’s the BEST that would happen, getting your business online?” ? You don’t need to put yourself online, if you feel comfortable sharing your personal your journey…

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Follow your vision, prepared with a back up plan

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Kesia has a double major in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. an M.B.A as well as years of sales marketing at a Fortune 500 company. Kesia founded CHOP CHOP Mobile Salon & Barber – Mixing her passion with purpose. The idea of a high-end, mobile salon satisfied her desire to reach and service people from different walks…

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Get found online with Jaime Jay

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Get your salon found online with Jaime Jay. Simply posting a few images just doesn’t cut it in today’s complex online world.. but it doesn’t have to all be that hard. Jaime Jay shares some simple and methodical methods to conquer getting your salon found online.

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Can’t-fail strategies for Client loyalty

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Without client loyalty, you don’t have a business to speak of. Angela Pile discusses her can’t-fail strategies and the successes she has had in her own business and those she has helped in the salon industry.

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