January 1, 2006
Are you secretive or do you love to share all you know and have with your fellow nail techs?
Keywords: keeping your business competitive networking Reader to Reader Renee Borowy
October 1, 2005
Need a good reason to get more business education? Salon owner Millie Haynam highlights the importance of not just relying on your technical prowess. From marketing and money management to people skills and PR, business skills are vital to making your salon a success.
Keywords: continuing education marketing/promotions networking owner issues retailing
April 1, 2003
A day of networking with your peers is an experience unlike any you’ve ever had before, says one regular networker.
Keywords: Debbie Doerrlamm networking networking event
March 1, 2003
Our gal on the web talks about using Instant Messaging, Chat Groups, and an email list to stay in good touch with other techs.
Keywords: BeautyTech.com Debbie Doerrlamm networking online networking Star Nail Products
January 1, 2003
“We’ve had people signing up daily since its launch,” says Shelley. Barely two weeks after the launch date, Shelley informed me we made our first match and later the same week, a second match!
Keywords: Debbie Doerrlamm La Shaun Brown-Glenn mentoring networking
January 1, 2002
Louis Mattassi shares ideas on getting a mentor and bringing dress code discipline to a salon.
Keywords: dress codes home salons mentoring networking
January 1, 2002
A new salon owner shares her hard-earned wisdom to help make the process of striking out on your own a little easier.
Keywords: business building business plans networking opening a new salon work life balance
August 1, 2001
Taking a cue from Steven Covey, author of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective people”, the NAILS editorial team identified seven characteristics, or habits, of the highly successful nail technicians we’ve met over the past 18 years.
Keywords: continuing education Debbie Krakalovich Diana Bonn keeping your business competitive motivation
April 1, 2001
When it comes to our careers, we could all use a wise and trusted counselor. Whether you’re a new nail tech just coming out of school or have been in the industry awhile and are looking for some direction, one of the best ideas is to find a mentor who will show you the way.
Keywords: continuing education mentoring networking
January 1, 1998
My “girls gossip network” of caring clients provided me with a life-saving connection.
Keywords: charity health healthy working networking
October 1, 1996
It’s not always easy to network with other salon owners, since all of us are so busy, and many of us keep our business dealings “close to the vest.”
Keywords: Australia international networking Paula Gilmore service pricing
September 1, 1992
I know a person in business has to guard secrets in order to stay competitive, but I’ve seen this problem in the extreme, where professionals would rather suffer in silence than ask for help from another nail technician.
Keywords: keeping your business competitive mentoring networking
May 1, 1991
Whether you’re a new nail tech just coming out of school or have been in the industry awhile and are looking for some direction, one of the best ideas is to find a mentor who will show you the way.
Keywords: mentoring networking
July 1, 1988