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All Talent, No Brains

March 5, 2010  | Blog Post

That's how I feel sometimes. Especially now, when I'm in the process of changing my business checking to a new bank, changing my credit card processing account from the sub-account under the salon owner where I

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Everything Is Relevant

March 3, 2010  | Blog Post

Can you believe it?! The editors here at NAILS actually told me they didn't feel one of the last entries I submitted for my blog was "relevant." It was all about my new cell phone —

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Alumni, School of Hard Knocks — Thank You Very Much

January 13, 2010  | Blog Post

Last night while we were making dinner, the BF and I got to discussing Enterprise Rent-A-Car. More so, we were discussing Enterprise’s policy of requiring a bachelor's degree in order to be in management in the

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I've Always Wanted to Incite a Riot

December 11, 2009  | Blog Post

So, I got a message via Facebook yesterday regarding all my ranting about the Dr. Oz fiasco. She wanted to know what I thought the answer was. Of course I sat down and wrote back. And,

Keywords:   clients   nail tech issues   professionalism  

That Makes No Sense!

September 4, 2009  | Blog Post

Yet another hair salon has opened up in my town. Not a full-service salon — a hair salon. Not another walk-in, Supercuts-style hair salon — a nice salon. An upscale, young, trendy, hip salon. In our

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I Don't Have a Web Phone

August 31, 2009  | Blog Post

Whew. My editor tells me that I should not send her epic entries very often. I wrote those last three posts all at once, e-mailed it in, and let my poor editor earn her paycheck.  For

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Not My Job

August 19, 2009  | Blog Post

A few years ago I went through a major burn-out. It was bad. I was so over doing nails I was packing up my polish. Problem was, I didn't know what else I wanted to do.

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It's Not That Easy

August 3, 2009  | Blog Post

Right now, things around my appointment book are a little slow. I think I've discussed that the back-to-school season leaves me alone at my table every year, with time to contemplate the meaning of life and

Keywords: money   nail tech issues  

If I Had a Million Dollars ...

June 26, 2009  | Blog Post

Never mind that I picked up a copy of the latest issue of NAILS while I was at the IBS Vegas show. I didn't have a chance to start reading it until I received my regularly

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Totally Off Track ...

January 26, 2009  | Blog Post

So I got a new car!  Since this is a nails-related blog, I will spare you the details of the transaction, and refrain from offering a certain online auto brokerage any free advertisement, but I would

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I Ain't Nobody's Stepchild

January 23, 2009  | Blog Post

You know what I hate? I hate being treated as "just the manicurist."  It's not the clients who do this the most, it's people who are in the industry. Hairstylists, supply stores, sales reps — they

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What I Really Want to Do Is Direct

December 15, 2008  | Blog Post

I would love to be an educator. For a manufacturer, freelance, or even as an instructor in a school — as long as I get to teach nails. Because that’s pretty much the only thing I

Keywords: nail tech issues   tradeshows  

Do What You Like, Like What You Do

September 22, 2008  | Blog Post

Within a week of starting nail school I knew nails was all I ever wanted to do. And nails is all I have done since having that revelation. I’ve known a lot of people who went into

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What a PITA

September 18, 2008  | Blog Post

And I don’t mean the bread!  Well, the case of the Maggie-imposter seems to have been handled with swift and iron-fisted justice; it’s now just another footnote in the adventures of being me. But the experience of

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What’s the Best (and Worst) Part About Being a Nail Technician?

September 1, 2003  | Article

It’s become something of a habit for us during trade shows to stop nail techs in their tracks and accost them with questions

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