Get Off My Lawn!
  • May 20, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Maggie’s a big believer that your workstation is your private domain.

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Keywords: etiquette  
So I Want to Offer Pedicures...
  • May 16, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Maggie is leaning toward waterless pedis after learning the rules on disposable liners.

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Keywords: pedicure equipment   pedicure sanitation   waterless pedicures  
I Blame Pinterest
  • May 13, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Maggie is tired of being asked to copy someone else’s nail art.

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Keywords: Instagram   Nail Art   Pinterest  
Mind the Gap
  • May 9, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

In her latest rant, Maggie takes on the shortcomings of most nail schools.

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Keywords: cosmetology schools   education  
You Didn’t Invent Nothin’
  • May 5, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Think you’ve got a new idea? Maggie disagrees.

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Keywords: glitter acrylics   waterless manicures   waterless pedicures  
This Boss Stuff
  • May 2, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Maggie is finding that being a boss is a learning experience.

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Keywords: employee issues   hiring nail technicians  
Trust Me, I’ve Done This Before
  • April 30, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Maggie wonders why it is that clients still don’t know how to sit and extend their hands properly.

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Keywords: client issues   clients  
Quality Canvas
  • April 25, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Maggie says great nail art doesn’t make up for sloppy nails underneath.

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Keywords: Nail Art  
Finding Time
  • April 23, 2014
  • Maggie Franklin

Maggie is discovering it takes time to train a new employee.

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Keywords: employee issues   staff training  
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  

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