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Unlocking Salon/Spa Productivity: A Lesson in Listening and Adaptation

Discover how Wafaya Abdallah transformed her salon's culture, from winning awards to losing key team members, to embracing flexibility and deep listening. A story of resilience and leadership. Read More

How the Beauty Industry Can Recover from the Pandemic Hangover

Dive into the aftermath of PPP and EIDL grants, uncovering the hidden challenges and long-term strategies for salon and spa growth. Read More

5 Tips to Rid "I" from Your Salon/Spa Team Culture

We’ve all heard the line, “There is no ‘I’ in team.” It’s a pretty simple concept. Team and teamwork is about “we.” In stark contrast, “I” is singular. It’s about “one’s self.” Read More

When Salon & Spa Owners Aren't Taking a Paycheck

When the owner of a salon or spa isn’t taking a paycheck, it’s more than business; it’s personal. Here’s a quick to-do list to help you start taking home the paycheck you deserve. Read More

The Debt-Free Salon or Spa

For salon/spa owners, the closest thing to owning a home with no mortgage is owning and operating a business that is 100% debt free.The concept of... Read More

2023 Team-Based Pay Awards Winners

We're happy to celebrate and honor the 10 salons, spas & medspas that exhibited superior performance and financial successes in 2023 using Strategies Team-Based Business Model. Read More

How To Keep Long-Term Salon/Spa Staff Engaged

Long-term salon/spa staff members can present a unique set of potential challenges for leaders. At the top of the list is resistance to change. In this blog post, we share six strategies to keep your long-term staff members engaged, adaptable and in the game of growing the company. Read More

"Why I Love about Being a Team-Based Salon/Spa" Video Contest Winners

What's it like working in a Team-Based salon, spa, medspa, barbershop, or lash studio? We recently reached out to the Team-Based community to ask them. Here are their stories. Read More

What's Your Salon/Spa Exit Strategy?

It's never too early or too late to plan: Where do you want your business to be in five or ten years? What do you want it to look like? How much in revenues and profit? Planning means setting a future goal and creating the necessary steps to achieve it. If you don't like to plan - don't expect a windfall when it's time to sell. Read More

Six Critical Lessons for Creating Salon/Spa Profit

Salon/spa profit can be a strange thing. You can fight and obsess to ensure your company generates profit, yet not see any of that cash in your bank... Read More

How to Write Off a Business Training

Continuing your business training is a must for any growing salon, spa, or medspa. In this blog post, April McDaniel, CPA with Kopsa Otte, shares how to reduce your costs by as much as 25% through tax deductions. Read More