Blogs

Tabatha's Takeover Time Warp

First of all let me say thanks to all of you! I so appreciate all your support and I have loved having Date Nights with you. I was so excited to be able to do this episode and check back in on some of your favorite and most memorable businesses...
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Meoww's Unexpected Departure

Meoww? I mean really, who picks that as a name? Maybe that was my first clue to a very long and arduous week.I love getting my nails done, but that doesn’t mean I want to open a nail salon! Yet this was Meoww’s reasoning for opening the business....
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A Serious Lack of "Synergy"

Synergy is about multiple things working together to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual efforts. Well news flash of the day: this was not happening at the salon. But the amazing thing was Reg the owner was totally clueless...
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Jen and Tiffany's Unequal Partnership

Partnerships need to be equal and supportive, and there has to be good communication -- Bombshells had none of that. It was two owners acting like individuals, not communicating with each other or their staff. One owner was treating the salon like...
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Betrayal at the Barbershop

I have wanted to take over a barbershop for a while; it is a great craft. What I didn’t know is that my first one would be so incredibly filthy and dysfunctional, or that Mike the owner would have such anger and resentment toward his staff. I had...
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Bringing the "Old Chris" Back to Top Cuts

I was so surprised when Chris reached out for me to take over her salon Top Cuts. I heard that she had been ill, but I also heard she had made an amazing recovery and I already knew what she was capable of skill wise, so I thought it must have...
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Tabatha Meets Her Twin

Wow these guys were stubborn and stuck in their ways! It can be the kiss of death to any business to get stuck in its ways, rest on its laurels, and refuse to change. Everything changes and businesses need to learn to change with the times, the...
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