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The New Grooming Salon Part One: Choosing A Location

The creation of a new grooming salon is a multifaceted endeavor that requires extensive research, thought and time. A high functioning floor plan design in the right location with a scrupulously executed lease and well thought out equipment choices will bring years of gratification in your career choice.

Ten Tips to Improve Grooming Speed

“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” —William Penn
On internet grooming forums the following question crops up over and over: “How can I groom faster?” Most often this question is posed by people who are newer to our industry, those who have been grooming for five or fewer years.

Help Wanted Front Desk Frustration

Before I opened my own stationary pet salon, I used to daydream about what it would be like. I pictured myself caring for each dog as if they were my own. I pictured myself bathing and drying, scissoring and sculpting. In my head, I had a rack of organized bandannas, a shelf of quality shampoos, a drawer full of freshly sharpened shears, and most importantly, I had scores of satisfied customers.

Are You Ready for What’s Ahead?

Many of us have strengths in certain areas, but no one is an expert at everything. When one finds they are in need of expert advice, they turn to a professional in that field. As a Financial Advisor, I seek to help clients build a financially secure future. My passion is to construct customized financial plans to help families and business owners achieve their financial goals.

In with the New

It’s a brand spanking new year and I don’t know about you, but I find that to be rather exhilarating! I like to think of things I can do to make my life a little more fun, easier or more exciting during this time of reflection and planning. I also like to apply these principles to my grooming. Here is a list of 12 ideas that you might like to incorporate into your new year, or maybe you will think of things that suit you better.

The Clock is Tick, Tick, Ticking

“Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you won’t do anything with it,” says M. Scott Peck the author of The Road Less Traveled.

Better Business Resolutions

The new year is coming, and if you’re like most small business owners, you’ve made a number of promises to yourself. Maybe you’ve resolved that this next year will be the year you get serious about your marketing plan or repainting your space or finally raising your rates.

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