Christmas Countdown Week 6: Build Hype & Stay Busy in January!

By Larissa Macleman | Nov 17, 2019

Christmas is fast approaching, so it’s time to start scheduling in all of your Social Media content now, before things start to get super crazy and you have no time! It’s important to create hype on your social platforms for Christmas and for January 2020, so that you can keep up this momentum going into…

The One Thing That’ll Save Your Business

By Larissa Macleman | Nov 14, 2019

It’s a fact: when your business grows, things start to break. What worked before will no longer work now… and guess what? That’s OK. Your job is to get ahead of this growth and be prepared for this to happen so that when the things that worked before stop working, you know what to do…

Christmas Countdown Week 7: Plan for 2020

By Larissa Macleman | Nov 10, 2019

I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who doesn’t want to make their business AMAZING! If you want to move toward your goals, and gain more freedom and more profit in your business, then you need to be clear on not only what your goals and objectives actually are, but also the actions steps you…

The Secret to Living Your Best Life

By Larissa Macleman | Nov 7, 2019

Has anyone ever told you? You’re amazing.  As business owners, we are so focussed on pushing forward and growing, that we may forget to sometimes just stop and give ourselves a pat on the back. I want to help you do this. As a creative entrepreneur myself, I know what it’s like to have always…

Christmas Countdown Week 8: Take Care of You

By Larissa Macleman | Nov 3, 2019

Self-Care is so important. After all, if you aren’t looking after yourself, how the heck are you supposed to look after your clients, your family, and a team of staff members?! I want to make sure that you’re scheduling in self-care time now.  In this episode of my Christmas Pop-Up Podcast, I’m going to share…

Something You Should Never Forget

By Larissa Macleman | Oct 31, 2019

Has anyone ever told you? You’re amazing.  As business owners, we are so focussed on pushing forward and growing, that we may forget to sometimes just stop and give ourselves a pat on the back. I want to help you do this. As a creative entrepreneur myself, I know what it’s like to have always…

Christmas Countdown Week 9: Get Your Stock Ordered Now

By Larissa Macleman | Oct 24, 2019

The busy lead up to Christmas can often feel like a blur of parties, being out on the floor all day, putting out staff fires, getting shite sorted for your own family Christmas…and, well,  the list goes on.  During this busy time, it’s important to remember to still tick off those small, simple tasks that…

Why Your ‘Why’ Should Make You Cry

By Larissa Macleman | Oct 24, 2019

You are your business… and your business is you. Do you ever feel this way? I think so many Salon and Spa Owners have felt this way at one or more points in their careers. Your business is your baby, and it can feel hard to separate yourself from it. This can be both such…

Christmas Countdown Week 10: Selling Gift Vouchers

By Larissa Macleman | Oct 21, 2019

Guess what… Christmas is ONLY 9 WEEKS away! I’m still finding that so hard to believe! If you’re like me and feel like Christmas has snuck around WAY too quickly… you’re definitely not alone. However, there are some things you can do to make sure you’re making the most of the busy season… Like, did…

Get Ahead of Your Own Problems

By Larissa Macleman | Oct 17, 2019

Have you ever walked into your Salon and been bombarded with a million fireballs at once? I’m talking about all the “can I’s” “should I’s”… “is it OK if I’s”… you know what I’m talking about, right? I think every Salon or Spa Owner has felt this way at some point or another. It can…

Christmas Countdown Week 12 & 11: Christmas Party Ideas Plus all Things Rosters, Bookings and Opening Hours

By Larissa Macleman | Oct 13, 2019

I think pretty much every Salon Owner can relate to this… can you? Every client you ever have looked after wants to come in the 3 weeks leading up to Christmas! I get it, it’s super stressful!  Clients are booked back to back and squished up, resulting in your team often double booking and life…

Become a More Successful Business Owner

By Larissa Macleman | Oct 10, 2019

You are your business… and your business is you. Do you ever feel this way? I think so many Salon and Spa Owners have felt this way at one or more points in their careers. Your business is your baby, and it can feel hard to separate yourself from it. This can be both such…

Stop & Think- That’s All It Takes

By Larissa Macleman | Oct 3, 2019

In any workplace, one of the biggest challenges is figuring out the way a load of different personalities will work together.  And in the Hair & Beauty Industry, where there can often be something like 20 people crammed in a small space at any given moment… this challenge is even more prominent.  It’s like a…

How to Build a High Performing Team

By Larissa Macleman | Sep 26, 2019

In any workplace, one of the biggest challenges is figuring out the way a load of different personalities will work together.  And in the Hair & Beauty Industry, where there can often be something like 20 people crammed in a small space at any given moment… this challenge is even more prominent.  It’s like a…

How to Ensure Your Team Gets Along

By Larissa Macleman | Sep 19, 2019

In any workplace, one of the biggest challenges is figuring out the way a load of different personalities will work together.  And in the Hair & Beauty Industry, where there can often be something like 20 people crammed in a small space at any given moment… this challenge is even more prominent.  It’s like a…

The 3 Biggest Mistakes in Salon Social Media Marketing

By Larissa Macleman | Sep 12, 2019

There are 3 common mistakes that I see so many Salon and Spa Owners making, when it comes to marketing on social media.  I get it. You know you need to be marketing and so you do what you think you’re meant to be doing… But you’re not a trained marketer! So it can feel…

What’s Your Purpose?

By Larissa Macleman | Sep 5, 2019

If someone were to ask you “what’s your purpose”, would you know the answer? For some, our purpose in life is so clear: we live and breathe it every day.  But for so many others, it’s a much more difficult question. Finding our purpose can mean so many things. It may feel tricky to really…

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How to Become a #MarketingBoss

By Larissa Macleman | Sep 1, 2019

It’s time. It’s time to stop and ask yourself, once and for all… How effective are your Social Media marketing efforts… really?  How much effort do you put into Social Media marketing… really? Do you have a clear plan, a strategy…  when it comes to Social Media marketing… really? Luckily, in this episode of the…

Learn the Art of Loving Yourself

By Larissa Macleman | Aug 22, 2019

What have you done today to prioritise your own self-care? As hairdressers and therapists, let alone business owners, we can so often become all too focused on caring for our clients and prioritising other people so much- team, family, friends- and somehow leave ourselves out of the picture! What you need to be doing is…

Use Your Skills for the Greater Good

By Larissa Macleman | Aug 16, 2019

Did you know that in Manila, it is illegal for boys’ hair to be touching their collar whilst attending school? Sometimes it may feel like what we do in the Hair & Beauty Industry is for cosmetic reasons only… but in actual fact, these services can be so incredibly vital in so many ways that…