September 21, 2009
Don’t let downtime bring down your morale. Use the lull to accomplish projects that help you reach your long-term goals. Here are seven great ways to fill the space in your schedule:
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August 1, 2009
Fill empty slots in your next day's schedule by using broadcast e-mail or a telephone call-in line.
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January 26, 2009
Once you've switched to a computerized system of scheduling clients, tracking sales and managing inventory, there's no going back to a manual system.
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August 1, 2007
Bartenders have barbacks, helping to keep glasses clean and bars well-stocked, and hair stylists have assistants, helping to clean and prep the hair for styling, so what about nail techs? Can hiring cosmetology students or new graduates as assistants help your salon make more money?
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May 1, 2007
Develop a unique plan to make your services lean, mean, and profitable. Consider these real-life strategies to tame the clock, increase revenues, and stay on time.
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November 1, 2006
A career in the nail industry has its fair share of rewards, but with it can come issues that challenge even the most die-hard professional. From finding it difficult to retail products to being allergic to chemicals in the salon, it seems almost every nail tech has some concerns regarding her occupation.
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December 1, 2003
We’ve all had them and we’ll have more of them too, but we hold the power to turn a day that is spiraling out of control into a success. Before you let fists fly, take a breath and rise above.
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November 1, 2003
While I am hardly an expert on balancing work and personal life, I know that since I've begun seeking a balance and creating time for family and friends, my life is richer.
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December 1, 2002
By understanding and committing to the principles of good management, your business can succeed and even flourish. Are you doing all you can do when it comes to smart scheduling, customer relations, employee management, and analyzing the numbers behind your business decisions?
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January 1, 2001
Do you ever wish the clock had more hours in it so you could get all of your work done? You’re not alone. Here, nail techs and industry professionals give the scoop on how they save a few extra minutes each day.
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March 1, 2000
Free time is a precious commodity for busy techs. So when you've got it, don't waste it! See how these techs and salon owners spend their unscheduled time.
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December 1, 1999
Ahh, the holidays. A time for giving and spending time with your loved ones - along with the stress as you frantically try to fit in all those appointments
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January 1, 1998
Some salons look at it as a customer service issue, others as a time-saving help.
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October 1, 1994
Start by raising prices, then follow by reducing expenses, continuing your education, and managing your time. Then watch your income grow.
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January 1, 1992
If it’s your life, why don’t you have time? Here’s what you can do to protect yourself against eight time-wasters.
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