January 9, 2015
In this digital age it’s particularly easy to connect with experts who are willing to share their experience and help you.
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May 31, 2014
Nail Mentors was founded by four enterprising techs to bring affordable education to nail professionals across the nation.
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December 22, 2012
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.
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December 18, 2012
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.
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June 18, 2012
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: http://beautychangeslives.org/scholarships
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April 16, 2009
The PBA (Professional Beauty Association) operates a volunteer mentor program to help grow salon and spa businesses.
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October 1, 2005
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.
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April 1, 2005
Giving back, taking time for yourself, and learning something new are all ways to reinvigorate your career ... and your spirit.
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August 1, 2003
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.
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January 1, 2002
Louis Mattassi shares ideas on getting a mentor and bringing dress code discipline to a salon.
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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.
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November 1, 2000
Readers respond: What kind of relationship do you maintain with cosmetology schools?
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April 1, 1998
This month I ask you to take the time to cultivate the interest that client is showing in your chosen profession. Our industry needs qualified, enthusiastic, skilled nail technicians and you can be the link that helps them succeed.
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October 1, 1995
Keeping your clients happy is crucial but don't forget about your novice nail technicians.
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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.
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