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How to: Festival Hair

(Photo courtesy of Kitchen Decor)  Festival Season is HERE!   Coachella marks the beginning of festival season and is always a gold mine for boundary-pushing fashion and cool hairstyles. The festival draws in...

Interview with Pope the Barber: Balance!

Pope the Barber @popethebarber talks about how her hard work and dedication now allow her the freedom to balance her personal and professional life.    About Pope the Barber: Hattori Hanzo artist Pope The Barber was born and...

Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan

  Builders have blue prints.  Coaches have play books.  Hairstylists have headsheets and diagrams.    Eric Fisher @ericfisherhair says that a diagram is essential to visualizing a haircut.  "You must understand the foundation of...
POSTED: Mar 19, 2019 | in Business

Business Advice from Eric Fisher: Be Available


"Successful people do the things unsuccessul people won't do."

In this industry, it is critical to be available to your guests.  People are busy, stressed and time-pressed.  That is why it is important to be willing to come in early and stay late.   You MUST work the hours that accommodate today's clientele.  

Most stylists, barbers, estheticians and nail techs don't want to come in at 7am or work til 10pm and very few want to work on Sundays.  But succeeding in this industry means understanding these times and days are premium to our guests.  If you make yourself available during peak times; you will have the advantage over service providers who are unwiling to come in early or work late.  

Take a look at your current schedule and compare it to the busiest times in the salon.  Is there an opportunity to add an extra hour in the evening or early morning? Do what it takes to be available to your guests!  




Eric Fisher