October 1, 1992
There has been a good deal of rejoicing in our industry over the fact that New York has finally passed a nail technician licensing bill.
Keywords: Louisiana Massachusetts New York New York licensing South Dakota
September 1, 1992
August 1, 1992
The skills needed for suiccess in the nail business are similar to those in sales: believe in yourself, believe in your business, and be patient and tenacious.
July 1, 1992
Keeping squabblers from each other’s throats may simply be a matter of working out an agreement beforehand.
Keywords: salon ownership
June 1, 1992
When salon owner Mary Sims sees a need, she develops a new business. Blushes Salon, Soap Opera Laundromat, and Valet Car Wash keep the customers satisfied.
Keywords: salon profiles
April 1, 1992
This issue will hit the streets on the first day of the Midwest Beauty Show, smack in the middle of a very busy show season for salon industry professionals. It seems the perfect opportunity to encourage nail technicians to get to tradeshows.
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January 1, 1992
I suspect that many nail technicians who classify themselves as “independent contractors” may not be at all. I urge salon owners and booth renters to take a closer look at their situation before the IRS decides to take a closer look.
Keywords: booth rental
October 1, 1991
Nail technicians, who continue their educations actually earn more money on services than technicians who do not take classes.
Keywords: continuing education Nail Manufacturers Council salary survey
September 1, 1991
This training, compensation and recruitment system promotes teamwork, enthusiasm, and the best possible service.
Keywords: nail tech assistants
September 1, 1991
Ever have one of those days ... or one of those months? Here are a couple ideas to get you out of your rut.
Keywords: As I See It combatting burnout motivation
June 1, 1991
Most reasonable people expect prices to rise every year or so, so don't be afraid to raise your prices regularly.
Keywords: service pricing
April 1, 1991
NAILS readers have shown overwhelming support for U.S. troops and revealed an especially caring deeply patriotic side even in the way they do business.
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February 1, 1991
I felt I should start my first editor’s note with some inspiring and encouraging words on change. Like change is good – it invigorates, it excites, it helps move us forward, keeps us on our toes. Change requires courage and an open mind. But let’s face it, change is also painful, uncomfortable, and anxiety-producing.