Consultations: Creating Authentic Connections

April 26, 2018

Do you think you are doing a consultation? 90% of guests think we do not listen… We all do consultations right? At least we all think we do… It’s not whether we feel we do a great consultation or not; the important issue here is whether our guests feel they RECEIVE a great consultation. Did… Read more »

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Creating Your 3 Core Values

February 28, 2018

If I were to read the topic of this blog, I would ask myself, “why do I need core values?” I know what my business is all about. I know what we stand for. I know who we are. Do I lose sight of it every now and again? Sure! But for the most part,… Read more »

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How to Compensate an Educator

April 4, 2017

The trending question at TrainU: “How do I compensate my in-salon educator?” Set yourselves up for success! Prior to moving into pay, let’s look at a few factors to consider and work on before pay is formulated. Job Description – Create a job description for this position. Clear expectations are important for a successful execution.… Read more »

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How To Choose An In-Salon Educator

February 27, 2017

What qualities should you look for when selecting an in-salon educator? Our core belief is “Be now who you want to become!” We use this belief as a guide when selecting in-salon educators; we look for people with qualities that reflect this belief. Here are our top 5 must haves: 1. Inspiring influencer: An educator… Read more »

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Engaging Senior Staff

February 15, 2017

Should Senior Staff Have An Education Program Too? Well, I would say, “of course they should!” The real question we should ask ourselves is what do they need and want? What will it cost? How do we keep them engaged and feeling included, and not left out? As a hairdresser working behind the chair myself,… Read more »

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All Things To All People

February 3, 2017

The biggest item I wanted to take off my plate? Education. While I knew it was absolutely crucial to my salon’s success, it took up an incredible amount of time and energy.

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Break Out Of The Training Cycle

January 27, 2017

You know how it goes: A stylist shows exceptional skills, enthusiasm and drive, so you promote them to educator (and possibly fly them out to train with top industry talent).

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A Thank You

January 17, 2017

This past weekend, January 15 & 16, 2017, we launched our new company, Beauty Backbone.

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Train U Premiere

January 11, 2017

We are thrilled to premiere our Train U program. The only program in the beauty industry that transforms stylists into educators.
This is not the “What” to teach, this is the “How” to teach.

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Welcome

January 11, 2017

Welcome to Beauty Backbone and thank you for taking interest in us!
Our mission is to align beauty and business. We are a community of hairdressers that through hard work and a strong vision became business owners.

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