March 9, 2012
Our goals are going well. Rachael and I are working hard on our referral contest. Right now we are staying even with the previous two months’ numbers and we have the rest of March to go
February 27, 2012
Thank you everyone for your comments. It is really helpful to us to hear you relate to how we have struggled and how we deal with those problems. I hope that our suggestions help those of
February 17, 2012
You know Jill it means a lot to Rachael to hear me tell her she is doing outstanding work, but it means so much more to see you commend her actions on this blog. She was
February 10, 2012
Wow, Jill, this roadmap is a great way to keep track of your progress. We can really see how to plan ahead to make the most of the promotion. I use my Jump Journal to keep track
February 3, 2012
This is a great series on goal setting. Like Jill talked about last week, setting realistic goals is key to being successful and also helps to motivate you to set new ones once you reach a
January 20, 2012
Wow! It has been a year, already? It is hard to believe that we have been writing The Coaching Chronicles together for a whole year, Jill. It has been a wonderful experience to be able to
January 13, 2012
Wow, it was a busy holiday season. I hope you all had a great season like I did. We had an amazing 2011. I am really thankful to have been able to experience such a wonderful
December 30, 2011
Jill, those types of items always help us at our salon to retail more products during the holidays. I often am able to help my guests find just the perfect thing for their last-minute holiday shopping. The
December 16, 2011
Thanks Jill! We are all working very hard and it has been great to see the other spa side girls get into the contest too. I can’t wait to see the final numbers as well and
December 9, 2011
Jill, I too have made holiday gift bags. I used the treat bags most of the time. Once I found really cute little organza bags at the previous year’s post-Christmas craft store sales and got them
December 5, 2011
When I first started out, I would only make out holiday cards for the clients I would see in a given week. I didn’t realize that I would sometimes feel woefully unprepared to reciprocate. I would
November 18, 2011
Holiday cards are a great way to brighten your clients’ holiday season. Many of my guests only get a few cards each year and they have said that they miss receiving them. I have a client
November 14, 2011
Jill, yes, it has been a great series on pre-booking. I know I have taken a lot of new ideas from it to implement over the next few months. I am really excited to see what
November 4, 2011
Jill, those are all great ideas to help raise our pre-book percentage. I can’t wait to try some of the other ones out later in the year. We are going with the product-filled gift basket drawing
October 28, 2011
In the past I’ve run specials to try to entice clients to book their next appointment. I remember during my first year in business I would tell my clients that if they booked their next two
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