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Excelling at Customer Service

“High end and well managed salons place a high priority on customer service.”  Jon Gonzales Your Competitive Edge Top salons set a high priority on excelling at  customer service. Salon owners and hairdressers  know that excelling at customer service gives them a competitive edge. Think about your own experiences when you patronize a business. Have […]

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Five Tips Hiring the Right People

Five Tips for Hiring the Right People

“Team building is a critical management skill .” Jon Gonzales One of the biggest challenges salon owners face when making a hiring decision will depend on making the right decision when selecting a new member to your team. A hit and miss approach to hiring people is just unacceptable, especially in today’s volatile business climate.  […]

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Salon Owners 7 Day Conference Cruise to the CaribbeanTime to Unite & Speak Out!

” When we are no longer able to change – we are challenged to change ourselves.” -Victor E. Frank For too long, salon owners have been meeting the many challenges and obstacles of salon ownership in isolation. Your not alone anymore;  join our new grass roots movement for salon owners at our two day  conference […]

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Seven Tips for Beauty School Graduates on Finding Your Winning Salon for Employment

Seven Tips for Beauty School Graduates on Finding Your Winning Salon for Employment

“ Your graduating from beauty school — now what !” Congratulations for choosing cosmetology as your chosen profession. You have chosen a profession that offers unlimited opportunities provided you know what it takes and have what it takes to be a winner in a profession that can be fulfilling, challenging and potentially financially rewarding. Sadly […]

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Why Do So Many Salons Fail ?

 “ It is more honorable to acknowledge our faults than to boast of our merits.” I think you all will agree, that salon owners are facing many business challenges. Rising business costs,turnover,commission and price wars, booth rental issues, finding good help,finding education that is not biased towards product company needs,to name a few of the […]

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Guidelines to Owning a Successful and Profitable Salon

” Many people will argue that education is expensive — try Ignorance!“ A recent government study showed that 94% of all business failures were due to poor business management skills on the part of the owner. Although 2012 will be a very challenging year for salon owners, I feel 2012 can be a great year […]

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A Hairdresser’s Guide to Making Money

” Money is better then poverty,if only for financial reasons.” – Woody Allen It is a proven fact that the income and standard of living of hairdresser’s is not keeping pace  with other professions. Most hairdresser’s have no pensions, medical insurance, paid vacations and other perks compared to other professions. Far too many of our […]

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Five Tips to Growing Your Business

Five Tips to Growing Your Business

” Customer service should be a high priority in growing your business.” Salon owners face many challenges in today’s competitive and difficult business environment. Rising business costs, rising competition, price wars, and the list goes on and on. Finding answers to these challenges by trial and error is just too costly” The key to owning […]

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Five Tips for Improving Staff Performance

Five Tips for Improving Staff Performance

” The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.” John Wooden Five Tips for Improving Staff Performance One of the biggest challenges of owning a hair/spa salon business is improving staff performance and productivity. It starts with the owner. Excellence does start at the top. Before you can manage others you must […]

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Best Employees to Hire: Inexperienced vs. Experienced Hairdressers

Best Employees to Hire: Inexperienced vs. Experienced Hairdressers

One of the leading causes of business failure is the owner’s inability to hire the right people.   No bbusiness can succeed and continue to grow with a merry go round of staff turnover. “The time finding and hiring people is time well spent!” Below are some of the many factors in deciding who to hire […]

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Five Business Tips for Improving Your Business

Five Business Tips for Improving Your Business

” Work hard to take your business and team to a higher level.” In today’s tough economy improving the growth and profitability of your business, should be a high priority. You can no longer afford to just hope that your business is going to grow with out effort. As leader of your team it is […]

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Special Preview Announcement from Jon Gonzales

Special Preview Announcement from Jon Gonzales

Coming to Toronto , Canada Monday, May 9, 2011 Are You Concerned about the Future Growth and Profitability of your Business? Do You Want To Develop Powerful Business Management Skills? Are You Concerned With Rising Business Costs? Do You find it Difficult to find Committed Hairdressers for Your Team? Are You Being Compensated Enough for […]

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Five Steps to Making Your Success a Reality

Five Steps to Making Your Success a Reality

“Never accept mediocrity,good is not enough.” These are troubling times for our country and our profession. Everywhere you turn there is doom and gloom. Unemployment, growing deficits, and rising business costs to name but a few of the challenges we face. Despite these difficult times, I feel there has never been a better time for […]

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