Hairdressing or Barbering is such an amazing skill to have.
What are you going to do once you are trained?
Are you going to work for yourself or go an get a job in a salon
If you have made that big decision to work for yourself or open your own salon. Now The Buck Stops At You!
To have a successful business you have to have the right mindset to be able grow your business and your confidence.
We have all been on training courses were we have learnt something and then we had a choice to take action or do nothing. It is quite surprising the amount of people that do nothing. Sometime that is not through choice, life gets in the way or you do not know where to start.
When you work for yourself you are not just a Hairdresser or Barber. You are a Business Owner and should be respected.
Within this industry we are such people pleasers that we forget that some of the decisions we can make can have such a long term effects on our future. ie - Price
Having clarity over confusion can help your confidence.
So what does it take to have a Successful Business
To Be Fearless
Knowledge and Confidence of your services or products
Understand Finance - knowing your numbers
Have a Desired Goal
Getting A Work- Life Balance
So let's break these down, what are you needing to work on to gain success.
Personal ( it is all about ) Business ( What Can You learn )
Confidence Tracking & Monitoring
Self Worth Skill / Product
Flexible Business Costs
Relationship with Money Brand Awareness
Understanding Finance Loyal Clients
Ability to Communicate
Setting good boundaries.
Learning to say No
As you can see from the list it is not just about having a business, it is about the qualities you have as a person to make it happen.
Working for yourself can be amazing, but if not done right, it can be lonely and hard work .
You are now responsible for everything. It is not like when you worked for someone else you could walk away when you wanted to. You are now responsible for yourself and your family .
You Are In Control, that might be one of the reason why you have decided work for yourself.
Which Is a great thing when you know how .
I do not know about you, I went into the hair and beauty industry as I wanted to be creative and caring, making someone look and feel good but owning and running your own business is a completely different ball game all together .
WHERE DO YOU START
WHAT DO YOU NEED
WHAT IS YOUR COMPANY ABOUT
SKILLS & SERVICES
WHO ARE YOUR CLIENT
WHERE DO I FIND THEM
REBOOKING AND RETAINING
WHAT PRICES DO YOU CHARGE
WHAT ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION DO I NEED
WEBSITES AND SEO
PRODUCTS - RETAIL
THE LIST CAN GO ON
BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY GETTING A WORK LIFE BALANCE
This is where I would like to help. check out www.jacquiecase.com. - YOUR AMAZING YEAR
Business and Emotions Health Consultant