Jon’s Pyramid to Success — Part two

Written by Jon on November 28, 2010 – 12:02 am

“Success is not final,failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Sir Winston Churchill Last week we reviewed characteristics of successful people. Basically why is it that certain people all ways seem to stand above the crowd? This is part two of my pyramid to success and happiness. Let us learn their secrets to success by learning from their triumphs. I urge you to follow these guidelines within yourself every day. You and only you have the power to be as successful as you want to be. Follow these guidelines with an open mind. Professional Continue reading…

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Jon’s Pyramid to Success

Written by Jon on November 20, 2010 – 9:40 pm

” Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of – John Wooden. “ Over the years I’ve made it a point to observe why some people make it big while others just get by. What personal characteristics set them above the crowd? I finally figured it out; they all seemed to have true grit, that fierce determination to succeed. I want to share some of my findings, so you too can  display the same passion to succeed.  This is part one of my pyramid to success of key personal growth Continue reading…

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Honesty and a Code of Ethics

Written by Jon on November 13, 2010 – 12:05 am

” Integrity is the essence of everything successful. ” Richard Fuller.   Many hairdressers and salon owners are working hard and experiencing many challenges in trying to provide a better life for themselves and their families. In order to make this a reality, we must join together as professionals and address a topic that is hurting our salons, our profession, and our livelihoods. It  my hope that this article will help bridge the gap between salon owners and hairdressers, so we can provide a better dialogue and gain a better understanding between staff and management. It all starts with honesty Continue reading…

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Thanksgiving Newsletter

Written by Jon on November 5, 2010 – 1:59 pm

Season’s Greetings Once again the Holiday season is upon us. Thanksgiving is always the appropriate time to count our blessings and offer messages of thanks and good will to our friends, relatives, our staff, and valued customers. As President and founder of Hairdresser Career Development Systems I personally want to thank each of you for your support and interest towards my educational programs. My business goal is to reach higher levels of educational excellence in meeting and exceeding your high expectations. I am committed to helping you and your families raise your standard of living and improve the quality of Continue reading…

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Discover the 11 Reasons Salons Fail, Make Sure You Avoid

Written by Jon on November 4, 2010 – 11:31 pm

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” –John F. Kennedy This past year has been a very difficult year for many salon owners.  Sadly far too many salons have failed while many more will continue to struggle,this need not happen to you.  Unfortunately 2011 shapes up to be an even more challenging year as our country continues to overcome a very tough economy. Despite these alarming trends I feel a coming boom for well managed salon/spa owners who are well informed and determined to develop Continue reading…

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