The Harvard Business Review recently wrote about why so many women are opting to start their own businesses. They said, “The push factors of work-life conflict combined with pull factors of more autonomy and potential for real engagement and reward feel tough to beat.”
Chances are, if you’re
Meet Faye Bailey! Faye was a hairstyling rock star (and now major business owner) who kept her eye on the prize. The prize we are talking about is $1,000,000+ in revenue! She has prospered in the salon industry, built her own brand, and still found
Randi Busse is the President of Workforce Development Group, Inc. and the author of “Turning Rants Into Raves: Turn Your Customers On Before They Turn On YOU!” During the past nine years, Randi has worked with salons, limo companies, moving companies, restaurants, and a variety
How do you spend special holidays? Do you work late, squeezing in those last few appointments and selling gift certificates to panicked shoppers? Or, are you making goo-goo eyes at your lover over chocolates and a glass of champagne? We get it. It was probably the
Barbara Corcoran, one of the "Sharks" on the popular network TV show, has hired (and fired) hundreds of people throughout her career. She offers up these terrific tips for finding great managers and salespeople.
Here are some other great time-tested ways for identifying talent.
Once you've identified
Giorgia Rossi and Renee Robbie of LookBooker created a mobile app that allows clients to search for salons, spas and barbershops pick one they like best, and book an appointment through their smart phones. The founders met at management consulting firm McKinsey & Company’s Sydney
Truth: The largest population group is now millennials (More than 80 million people in their 20s)
What Should You Do? Think about services, products, and communication strategies that will tap into the size and spending power of this population! Get smarter about ways to manage them
Jeannine Hewitt, Founder of Geri's Garden, Fair Oaks, California
What’s your back story?
We opened in October 2001. I’d been working in a retail as a district manager. I did my research but…(there’s always a but!)
What would you do differently if you were starting all over?
Have you ever imagined yourself starting a company with your mother -- or better yet, your daughter who might have some fresh ideas for a new business? Starting a business with family can have huge advantages – but some challenges as well.
In fact, mothers and
What’s hot in spa services? It’s right in front of your face (literally!)
Eyebrows are hotter than ever. We take them for granted, but Elke Von Freudenberg is a New York City-based celebrity eyebrow specialist who understands that eyebrows can make or break your look. Her