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The Salon Educator's Best Friend

Chris Baran has been training hairstylists and educators for over 40 years. He has helped hundreds of thousands of hairdressers in 26 countries understand the Principles of Design and Finishing. He studies facilitation with the best in the business so that his students can in turn change the lives of their own students.

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ep09 Ann Mincey Jetton

Ann Mincey Jetton is a prominent public speaker and trainer helping tens of thousands of people reduce stress, achieve success, and enrich their lives. Today, her passion is “marketing with heart” to women. Ann received numerous awards including the North American Hairstyling Awards Hall of Leaders, and the Intercoiffure Lifetime

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ep08 – Michael Cole

This week’s Headcase has accumulated over 40 years of experience as a stylist, manager, executive chain director, and multiple salon owner. The key to Michael Cole’s success is his unique ability to observe and predict trends in digital marketing and management, and translate them into systems for salons to achieve

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ep07 – Nick Stenson

As a leading beauty innovator for more than 20 years, Nick Stenson has dedicated his career to creating and advocating for exceptional, inclusive beauty experiences, services and products. With multiple nominations and wins in the prestigious North American Hairstyling Awards and a beauty brand of their own, this week’s Headcases

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The Hiring Process

During the hiring process, it can be difficult to determine the best candidate for your salon. You wonder what steps should be taken to ensure a successful hire. As the leader of a salon team, it is important to approach hiring with a strategic mindset, much like a coach selecting

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ep06 – Sam Villa

Whether teaching face-to-face in hands-on classes, on the main stage, or reaching his millions of social media followers, Sam Villa changes people. He won the 2020 International Hair Influencer of the Year and was recognized with the NAHA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017. He is known for doing things differently to

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Learning Continuum

During a recent discussion on our Salon Team Training Facebook group, we considered the issue of stylists getting stuck in the training process. It’s common for stylists to become fearful or bored and halt their progress, particularly when trying to learn a new and challenging skill. To illustrate the learning

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That's it for now. New posts every week!
Salon owners should be growing the business, NOT training new associates. Let Chris handle the heavy lifting!

Salon owners should be growing the business, NOT training new associates. Let Chris handle the heavy lifting!

The ultimate salon education resource stacked with teaching tools for mastering your design and finishing education game.

The ultimate salon education resource stacked with teaching tools for mastering your design and finishing education game.

Complete training for stylists. Confidently take your clients from WHAT I HAVE to WHAT I WANT every time.

Complete training for stylists. Confidently take your clients from WHAT I HAVE to WHAT I WANT every time.

Live interactive mentorship every week with industry superstars Chris Baran and Chris Moody.
Live interactive mentorship every week with industry superstars Chris Baran and Chris Moody.