Booking Bridal Services
  • April 22, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Refreshing our look, our services, and our salon is a great way to get ready for the busy coming season. It is a great reminder, Jill, that we need to periodically look at our ourselves and

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Keywords: clients   customer service   salon services   Sandy Combs  
Gearing Up for Spring [and Summer]
  • April 3, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

It’s spring and everything around us is changing and in bloom. For a lot of us the snow is starting to melt and we can actually see the grass again. The grass is starting to turn

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Keywords: Jill Wilson  
Going By The Book
  • March 13, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

We as a salon started going through the book “Over the Top” by Michael Cole this January. We had our monthly staff meeting yesterday morning and we are doing one chapter a month as a full

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Keywords: clients   Sandy Combs   team-building  
The Art of Getting Referrals
  • March 6, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

I am so excited to see all of the comments. Thank you AthenA, Annette, Heather, and Judy! We love seeing your comments and hope that more people will post. As I started responding to the comments,

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Keywords: clients   Jill Wilson  
Referrals With a Call to Action
  • February 25, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

I agree Jill, writing for NAILS has been an amazing experience. It has been an honor and a dream come true to be a part of the Coaching Chronicles. Thank you NAILS Magazine for the opportunity and

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Keywords: clients   Sandy Combs  
Get Better at Asking for Referrals
  • February 15, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Wow! Thank you for your kind words and comments Sandy, Samaima, and AthenA. My faith, my friends, and family have all helped me through these tough times. 2012 was a tough year. I am, however, excited

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Keywords: clients   Jill Wilson  
Sharing Just the Right Amount
  • January 18, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

It has been quite a year for you, Jill. I know it must have been difficult to write honestly about how your highs and lows for last year. I am humbled and reminded how easily we can

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Keywords: professionalism   Sandy Combs  
2012: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.
  • January 11, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Happy New Year! Are you so glad to be done with 2012? I am! I have never had a worse year than 2012. So, since it’s a new year, I want to remind you of what

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Keywords: Jill Wilson   professionalism  
Taking Inventory as the New Year Begins
  • January 2, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

I hope that all of our readers had a wonderful holiday both personally and professionally, and that you were all as busy as you could be. My wish for all of you is that you all

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Keywords: Sandy Combs  
Host a Holiday Open House: Here’s How
  • December 7, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Our “Practice Now, Shine Later” series continues with another business building idea: host a holiday open house. It’s not too late. Really you can pull it together in a week. One of my employees Kimberly suggested

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Keywords: customer service  
Another Technique to Make Toes Glitter
  • December 3, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This week I am going to respond to both of Jill’s last posts. First I will talk about how a referral program during the holiday season has helped us to stay busy during January and February.

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Keywords: clients   salon services   Sandy Combs   techniques  
Stop the January Slump With Referrals
  • November 28, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

We’re about halfway through our “Practice Now, Shine Later” series. So far, I have given you two techniques to help you make your clients sparkle and shine this holiday season. We introduced “Foil Nails” and “Glitter Toes.” Those

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Keywords: clients   Jill Wilson  
Fun Fashion Show Benefits Local Charity
  • November 16, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Last week I mentioned that I was off to help with the makeup for our benefit fashion show. I have to say it was a great experience. Myself and about five of the other employees at the

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Keywords: Sandy Combs  
Make Clients Glitter This Holiday Season
  • November 14, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This is my friend Nicole before her wedding. This is her “something blue.” We used royal blue, silver, and turquoise glitter. We’re continuing our “Practice Now, Shine Later” series. Last week, I introduced you to Foil Nails for

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Keywords: Jill Wilson   salon services   techniques  
Foil Nails: The Gelish Version
  • November 9, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

That is a cool look, Jill. This look can be done in a variety of ways. It can be done with Gelish by following the steps below.  1. Sanitize your hands and the guest’s. 2. Push back

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Keywords: Sandy Combs   techniques  

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