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"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

Keywords: nail tech issues  

Creative License

June 9, 2010  | Blog Post

So the BF and I were furniture shopping this weekend, again. That's the problem with a new house — it needs new furniture. I maintain that I found our new couch, and promptly sat down on

Keywords: nail tech issues  

This Ain't No Yard Sale!

June 4, 2010  | Blog Post

I have to remember to change my habits. I keep telling myself I'm going to start settling with my clients at the beginning of their appointment, before I start the service, instead of at the end

Keywords: clients   nail tech issues  

You Can Take the Nail-Lady out of the Salon, But You Can't Take ...

May 28, 2010  | Blog Post

Wait, what? That saying just doesn't really translate well to the nail industry, does it? Well, you get what I'm driving at, right?During the recent Pennsylvania adventure, the BF and I stopped in Dubois to visit

Keywords: nail tech issues  


May 17, 2010  | Blog Post

When this gets posted, I will be in Pennsylvania. On "vacation" as it were, with the BF and his family. We will be gone for just over a week. I am taking seven days off of

Keywords: nail tech issues  

Books, Covers, and All That

May 12, 2010  | Blog Post

So this weekend the BF and I went "furniture shopping." We have decided that if we ever actually buy this house — but that's a different story — we want a bar-height pub set as our

Keywords: Art of Nailz   nail tech issues  

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

Keywords: nail tech issues  

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 —

Keywords: nail tech issues  

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

Keywords: nail tech issues  

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

Keywords: nail tech issues   professionalism  

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

Keywords: nail tech issues  

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.

Keywords: nail tech issues  

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 management   nail tech issues  

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