September 8, 2011
Note from Holly: Here’s a guest blog from Tanya Sisson. Tanya is an experienced professional in the nail industry. Licensed since 1989, she has been involved in education from the start of her career. Tanya enjoyed
September 1, 2011
Do you have a “nail friend”? You know the one person who gets the “industry stuff”? I am fortunate enough to have lots of nail friends, but one whom also happens to be one of my
August 23, 2011
Hi! How are things going this week? After the blog about being proactive, there were some comments asking for help on figuring out where to start. How about we make a game plan together? The first
August 16, 2011
Do you have daughters? Do you do their nails? One of the most common questions I get when people find out I have a daughter is “do you do her nails all the time”? While this
August 10, 2011
Do you ever trade services? You know “I will do your nails if you groom my dog.” Or “How about if we do each other’s toes?” If not, why? It can be a mutually beneficial way
August 5, 2011
Do you recall last week’s request for advice? I wanted to be sure and thank you all for your words of wisdom and encouragement! It seemed like a good idea to share one of the replies
July 28, 2011
Thanks so much to all who answered the call for help on embedding things in enhancements! Your comments and video links were so helpful and much appreciated. Some of us tend to shy away from embedding
July 27, 2011
What makes you special? Why should someone come to you for services? What are some of your best qualities as a person? As a professional? All too often I hear techs getting down on themselves for
July 26, 2011
Did you catch at the end of the most recent blog about nail eyes that NAILS Magazine issues us a challenge? I don’t know about you, but I’m always up for a challenge. Here is a
July 20, 2011
Nail professionals tend to be either treading water holding down a job, or constantly swimming upstream looking for new challenges to keep the passion for a career they love burning brightly. I like to think of
July 18, 2011
Do you admit your shortcomings as a professional or are you basically good at everything? I like to think I can do everything decently, but am smart enough to know that my niche is in natural
July 12, 2011
What is your product passion? Every nail tech has a product that they love beyond reason — OK maybe two or three products. Think back over all the time you’ve done nails — whether that time
July 6, 2011
If we are all honest, there comes a time when you have so much going on that something has to give. When you get there, what gives? Do you take time out of family time? Cut
July 1, 2011
Do you recall that I am an Education Ambassador for CND? I know I never mention them so it isn’t obvious or anything. LOL. Recently an amazing honor was bestowed on me and I wondered if
June 24, 2011
Welcome to the global craft project for any and all nail professionals! Some of you may remember seeing this previously, but I wanted to post links to it again to either take up where you left
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