Poser? Has-been? Or Venerable Sage?
  • April 18, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Maggie is dubious of advice from certain “experts.”

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Last-Minute Notice
  • April 16, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Maggie’s not so keen on strict last-minute cancellation policies.

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Keywords: cancellation fees   policies and procedures  
VIP Status
  • April 14, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Maggie got an e-mail about a tradeshow at an undisclosed location.

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Keywords: tradeshows  
Asking Too Much
  • April 9, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Freelance educating is great, but how can you reasonably require your students to not share what they learn from you?

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Keywords: continuing education   education  
So I Chose to Hire …
  • April 4, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

After nearly 22 years of working in the salon industry, I have had plenty of opportunity to draw my own conclusions about the prevalence of booth rent.

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Keywords: booth rental   employee issues  
If It Ain’t Broke...
  • April 2, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Henchman Kristen was supposed to officially start yesterday — April 1. But last-minute set-up needs, and a flurry of paperwork and worker classification and compensation research has me in a panic.

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Keywords: employee issues  
Musical Appointments
  • March 28, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

I hate changing people around. From the git-go, I have always been likely to keep your appointment where you put it originally.

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Keywords: client scheduling  
What Other People [Think They] Know
  • March 26, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Yes, I am coming to understand the reasons small business owners avoid hiring employees. On the other hand, I’m also finding that it’s neither as expensive nor as intimidating as some business owners would lead you to believe.

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Keywords: employee issues  
The Computer History Doesn’t Lie
  • March 21, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Maggie stood up a client — sort of.

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Keywords: appointment tracking   clients  
A Good Day
  • March 19, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Maggie posted some pretty pics on this pretty (almost) spring day.

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Keywords: spring nail art  
Spring Fever
  • March 14, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

It happens every year around this time — it’s still light outside when most people are getting out of work. It’s not raining. It’s not cold, but it’s not hot yet. Everything is green. People get spring fever.

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Keywords: client issues   clients   Maggie Franklin  
Minions — I Need More Minions!
  • March 12, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Like many career nail techs who are already halfway (or more) through their career, I have experienced my share of work scenarios: booth renter, employee, nails-only salon, full-service salon, big salon, little salon, etc., and have

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Keywords: Art of Nailz  
Tired Again
  • March 10, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

It recently occurred to me — more like fell on my head like a piano in a cartoon — that I might not be able to work forever. The last few months have been busy, and

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Keywords: money   nail tech issues  
They’re All on Drugs
  • March 5, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Something that has changed during the time I’ve been doing nails is the proliferation of antidepressants available and the number of people they’re being prescribed to.I’ve put some effort into understanding selective serotonin reuptake

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Keywords: clients  
Swatch Watch
  • February 28, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

So today I finally pulled my checkbook out, took a deep breath, and invested in some new gel-polishes.This “required” driving to my preferred supply house in a town some 60 miles away. Primarily because they make

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