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This Ain't No Yard Sale!

December 13, 2010  | Blog Post

I am exhausted. And famished. I haven't even had time to drink my pumpkin spice latte today. Don't worry, I still like it after it's been sitting on the corner of my desk for eight hours.

Keywords: clients   nail tech issues  

Why I'm Not a Brain Surgeon

December 1, 2010  | Blog Post

I don't believe in "nail emergencies." There's no such thing, and if it really is that bad, then you need a doctor, not a nail tech.I like that my job comes with a very low responsibility

Keywords: nail tech issues  

Ahhh, Holidays

November 23, 2010  | Blog Post

Welcome to the week of Thanksgiving. It is for me, as well as for many of us, I'm sure, a three-day work week. When I lock the door at the end of an exhausting but profitable

Keywords: clients   nail tech issues  

If Only There Was a Test

November 12, 2010  | Blog Post

There's a little newspaper-style publication that gets sent out to salons in California called California Stylist. Apparently they have them in other states too, and I have a series of thoughts concerning the publication itself, but

Keywords: Art of Nailz   clients   nail tech issues   professionalism  

Community Involvement

October 20, 2010  | Blog Post

It was probably a couple of months ago that my ex-client-turned-hairstylist-across-the-hall, Breanna, mentioned that a local salon was going to be putting on a fashion and hair show for charity. She found out about it because

Keywords: nail tech issues  

Stop Faking

October 8, 2010  | Blog Post

Recently I found myself talking with another nail tech who I know has specialized in natural nail manicures for a while now. I didn't realize, however, that when she tells me that she "only does manicures"

Keywords: nail tech issues   professionalism  

Funeral Etiquette, Anyone?

October 6, 2010  | Blog Post

One of my clients passed away a couple of weeks ago. It was quite unexpected. She was only 50 and she'd been in for her regular appointment just the week before.I got the call from a

Keywords: clients   nail tech issues  

The "R" Word

August 11, 2010  | Blog Post

I started doing nails when I was 22 — PFFT! Who am I kidding? I started doing nails when I was 15! But I started my career as a nail professional when I was 22. Either

Keywords: money management   nail tech issues  

It DOES Matter What People Think of You

July 30, 2010  | Blog Post

We have spent so much time and effort over the last 40 years (that's as long as I've been around for it anyway) trying to improve our children’s self-esteem by assuring them that it doesn't matter

Keywords: nail tech issues  

A Rose by Any Other Name

July 21, 2010  | Blog Post

I was just over at the Competition Insider, catching up on Lynn's blog — I'm embarrassed to admit it, but I'm terrible at keeping up with my fellow bloggers. Heck, I'm terrible at keeping up with

Keywords: nail tech issues  

I Had a Dream

July 16, 2010  | Blog Post

Nothing nearly as good as Martin Luther King Jr., but significantly more nail-related.  In my dream I attended a class offered by a major manufacturer — a real manufacturer that exists here in the waking world

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Then What Did She Want to Hear?

June 22, 2010  | Blog Post

On Fridays, the BF's family does "pizza and beer" at a local pizza joint. It's an open invite occasion for family and close friends and I think it's the BF's mom's way of bribing her kids

Keywords: nail tech issues  

I'd Have Baked a Cake!

June 18, 2010  | Blog Post

You may recall the BF and I recently became homeowners. And, seeing as how we are nearing the end of the moving process, it looks like we may also survive to live "happily ever after" after

Keywords: clients   nail tech issues   professionalism  

"I See No-Shows"

June 16, 2010  | Blog Post

I've talked it over with a few other folks in the personal service industry — pretty much anyone who works by appointment with people — and we all agree: It doesn't take long before you develop

Keywords: clients   nail tech issues  

I Love My Job ... I Love My Job ... I Love My Job ...

June 16, 2010  | Blog Post

Well. Most days anyway. In fact, even on the days when I am less than enthusiastic about a day at work, I have to admit that I'd still rather be doing nails if I have to

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