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Mindful Work Relationships: Calming the Chaos by Suspending Judgment

Practicing mindfulness at work is the catalyst for strengthening relationships with coworkers, boosting your creativity, refreshing your confidence, and lessening your negative self-talk.

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QUIZ: Are You a Jerk at Work?

Take our quiz to see whether you put the "team" in "teamwork"!

Common Beauty Industry Personalities

In this excerpt from her book, The Beauty Industry Survival Guide, Tina Alberino shares her insights into common beauty industry personality types

On My Mind: Share the Love

This is the month more than any other when the word “love” gets thrown around, so I say embrace the sentiment and look for ways to spread the affection among your clients, coworkers, and peers.

24 Ways to Get Your Coworkers to Hate You

From stealing to backstabbing, there are certain things you should never do if you want your coworkers to respect you. Most of these should be common sense, but read on to make sure you are not the problem at your salon.  

On the Couch Answers Your Salon "Sticky Situation" Questions

“How do I get salon clients to keep their hands off my stuff when I’m not there?”

Reader to Reader: How do you handle a personal crisis at work?

Your colleagues and clients can usually see you through even the worst of times.

Control Freaks

There are times in your life when no matter how strong and capable you are, you have to let go. If this concept seems difficult, inconceivable — even impossible — maybe you’re a control freak. Here, former and recovering control freaks show you how to make it easy on yourself by delegating, prioritizing, and relaxing (what’s that?).

What Irks at Work

Reader to Reader: Do You Let Other Technicians “Borrow” Your Products?

One reader says she's learned her lesson about loaning products and her policy is NO!