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Mentoring Program Challenges Participants to Excel

June 9, 2015  | Article

New York City-based nail tech Naomi Gonzalez-Longstaff will help you develop brag-worthy skills through her Artistry mentoring program.

Keywords: mentoring   mentors  

Get a Mentor, Get Ahead

January 9, 2015  | Article

In this digital age it’s particularly easy to connect with experts who are willing to share their experience and help you. 

Keywords: business management   mentoring   mentors  

Nail Mentors: Low Cost, Local Education

May 31, 2014  | Article

Nail Mentors was founded by four enterprising techs to bring affordable education to nail professionals across the nation.

Keywords: continuing education   education   mentoring  

Tricks of the Trade: Student Wins Day of Mentorship with CND

December 22, 2012  | Article

Mentoring a new nail tech can be a rewarding experience for both the mentor and the mentee. After winning a Beauty Changes Lives student competition, Marinello Schools of Beauty student Cheyanne Birchall was awarded a day of mentorship with CND co-founder Jan Arnold. Here, they both share their experiences attending Beauty Buzz 2012 in Detroit and inspiring each other.

Keywords: CND   cosmetology schools   Jan Arnold   mentoring   scholarships  

“Awesome Nail Tech”

December 18, 2012  | Article

Nancy Dodd sent us an e-mail — subject line “awesome nail tech” — a few months ago, singing the praises of S. Maria Chheo-Shen, who has influenced her life via YouTube tutorials and Facebook nail giveaways.

Keywords: Arizona   contests   mentoring   social media   tutorials  

Win a Nail Mentor for a Day

June 18, 2012  | Video

Beauty Changes Lives and AACS are offering currently enrolled beauty school students, in an AACS school, the chance to be matched up with a celebrity mentor to launch their career in the industry. Available mentors include Jan Arnold, co-founder of CND; Ted Gibson, celebrity stylist; Dr. Howard Murad, dermatologist and skin care expert; and Diana Schmidtke, celebrity stylist for Hollywood’s leading men. Get details on how to enter at:

Keywords: CND   cosmetology schools   mentoring  

PBA Seeks Mentors/Mentees

April 16, 2009  | News

The PBA (Professional Beauty Association) operates a volunteer mentor program to help grow salon and spa businesses.

Keywords: associations   mentoring   Professional Beauty Association  

Pass It On: Become a Mentor

October 1, 2005  | Article

Being a mentor is more than a time commitment. Yes, you pass on your knowledge, and yes, your salon can benefit by grooming new employees. But mentoring also lets you pass your passion on to a new generation of nail professionals. Here are three stories of impassioned techs who passed their fire on to new people in the industry — and the very concrete rewards they still find in it.

Keywords: apprentice programs   continuing education   mentoring  

10 Ways to Prevent Career Burnout

April 1, 2005  | Article

Giving back, taking time for yourself, and learning something new are all ways to reinvigorate your career ... and your spirit.

Keywords: combatting burnout   continuing education   mentoring   motivation  

9 Salon Investments That Really Pay Off

August 1, 2003  | Article

Sometimes you have to spend money to make money. Salon owners share their salon-tested investment ideas — both big and small — that not only pay for themselves, but boost profits over time.

Keywords: business building   mentoring   tanning   web marketing  

Playing Matchmaker With the Mentor Database

January 1, 2003  | Article

“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   mentors   networking  

On the Couch Answers Your Business Questions

January 1, 2002  | Article

Louis Mattassi shares ideas on getting a mentor and bringing dress code discipline to a salon. 

Keywords: dress codes   home salons   mentoring   networking  

Follow the Leader - How to Be a Mentor, or Find One

April 1, 2001  | Article

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  

Reader to Reader: What kind of relationship do you maintain with cosmetology schools?

November 1, 2000  | Article

Says one reader: "As a state school coordinator for OPI, I keep in contact with privately owned beauty schools, community colleges, and high schools that have cosmetology programs."

Keywords: cosmetology schools   mentoring   Reader to Reader  

Elevate Your Skills

June 1, 1998  | Article

Terri Lundberg’s Nail Technician Mentoring Institute is "for technicians who are serious about this business and about making the income they need."

Keywords: continuing education   mentoring   Terri Lunberg  

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