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Moons

September 30, 2010  | Blog Post

The last competition in the Cup Championship series is coming up in Sacramento. And as always, I’ve started practicing again. There are three different comps: Salon Success, Sculptured Nails, and Flat Painted Nail Art (tattoo themed).

Keywords: motivation   pink-and-whites   state licensing  

Jen

September 7, 2010  | Blog Post

Ah. She’s priceless. Completely dependable. I’ve never once had to worry about her showing up on time. She has done every single thing I’ve asked her to do. On competition days, this one is even awake

Keywords: motivation  

Nail Talk Radio Recap

August 26, 2010  | Blog Post

I spent an hour on the internet radio program Nail Talk Radio hosted by Athena Elliott and co-hosted by Dahlia McCutchen and can I just say that it was a blast! Not only did we have listeners online,

Keywords: mixed-media nail art   motivation  

Commit

July 27, 2010  | Blog Post

To commit literally means: to pledge or assign to some particular course or use.  But what does that really mean for a nail competitor? Every person is different and has different desires. For me, to commit to

Keywords: motivation  

Where Has All the $$$ Gone?

July 21, 2010  | Blog Post

I saw a post on Facebook recently from Hannah saying that NAILS Magazine was having a brainstorming session for new topics for the next year and asked all their Facebook friends for their input.  I started

Keywords: motivation  

Check Out These Scores

July 1, 2010  | Blog Post

With Premier behind us and Sacramento still a few months away, now is the perfect time to take a step back and re-evaluate goals. If you’e anything like me, your goals are always evolving and that

Keywords: motivation   tradeshows  

Where Are All Those Competitors?

June 24, 2010  | Blog Post

You know, people say to me all the time, “I want to compete, but...” And the excuses are endless — time, family, money, etc. But I think the one excuse that irks me the most is,

Keywords: motivation  

I ♥ Florida

June 4, 2010  | Blog Post

I love Florida. Every year I threaten to not come back. This time I just might stay! (No, not really. But I like to think that, hehe.) By the time you read this I will be

Keywords: motivation  

On My Mind: What Inspires You?

June 1, 2010  | Article

By definition, inspiration is a divine influence or action on a person believed to qualify him or her to receive and communicate sacred revelation, or the action or power of moving the intellect or emotions.

Keywords: Hannah Lee   motivation   Nail Art Gallery   nail art inspiration   On My Mind  

I'm Just Chillin'

May 17, 2010  | Blog Post

With IBS Las Vegas behind me, last week’s blogs caught up on and Premiere Orlando four weeks in front of me, I'm just kind of resting right now. Hangin', vegetating, chillaxin', whatever you want to call it,

Keywords: motivation   NAILS Top 25 List  

Is It Time for a Change? It's the Best Way to Stay Motivated

May 1, 2010  | Article

Veteran nail techs have seen significant changes in the nail industry, and they may fear the best years are over. However, growth is still possible when you stretch yourself and your business to meet the demands of the new customer. It’s never too late to reinvent yourself.

Keywords: adding new services   customer service   keeping your business competitive   motivation  

Spaghetti Westerns and Aliens

April 15, 2010  | Blog Post

After an entire day of hanging out at home, watching anti-chick flicks (“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”, “Predator”, etc.) with my hubby, I realized all those flicks had something in common. Aside from the

Keywords: motivation  

Inspiration

March 16, 2010  | Blog Post

With the next competition just a few short weeks away, I find myself looking for inspiration. The art competitions are tough. Just coming up with ideas is hard. Maybe I lack vision. (Maybe I’m coming down

Keywords: motivation   Nail art  

Things You Can Do With Your Titles

February 26, 2010  | Blog Post

I was invited to participate in a fashion photography workshop two days ago. Not as a photographer or model but as a stylist — nail stylist that is.  My call time was 9 a.m., but I

Keywords: motivation  

Finally, a U.S. Invitational Competition

February 16, 2010  | Blog Post

Our competition circuit this year has been enhanced with the addition of a U.S. championship competition, the U.S. Invitational. Personally, I always felt it should be this way — it’s the way they do it overseas.

Keywords: international   motivation   state licensing  

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