I’ve been in the hair industry for 17 years. Yes, I was 5 when I started. I live in Jupiter, Florida with my husband, two girls, and puppy Leia. I 100% believe that coffee is a food group, and laughter is the best medicine. I didn’t go to a fancy hair school and for the major part of my career I was successful by just being down right scrappy. Until one day, I realized I had developed a few SUPER powers. Those super powers are what have helped me build multiple 6 figure businesses behind the chair and open a salon that has been profitable from day one. That’s why I’m here to share my simple but FREAKING effective methods with you!
I could take all of the scrappy ways I had come up with to build my business and reinvent myself in Florida. I could build a killer clientele again, but this time working smarter and not harder. I could 10x my business income without having to work more hours just by really zoning in on who I wanted to serve and how to serve them well!
That's what brings us here. I know what it's like to not even know what to do to take the next step. I know what it's like to almost dread going into work because it just feels too hard! I have literally dissected everything that I have spent the past 17 years learning, so that maybe you don't have to feel like that too! Maybe you just need a few really simple but seriously effective strategies to build the career of your dreams.
If I'm being totally honest with you, I chose to become a hairstylist because I thought it was the quickest way to start making money out of high school. My parents, like many of yours, were super thrilled...not. I dove head first in and caught traction QUICKLY! By 24, I was making 6 figures behind the chair. I can really say though, that was a good and a really bad thing! I was sooo young, I didn't have a mentor, social media wasn't really a thing yet, and my fast track to income resulted in some MAJOR purchases. So here I was, 24, married, with a baby, a brand new house and two car payments. All amazing things right?! Until you are backed into a corner of being burned out, don't even know what a boundary is, and don't really have a plan of how to fix it. I kept plugging away, doing client after client just to pay bills! This wasn't what I had in mind when I chose hair, and it most certainly wasn't a way to spend the rest of my life.
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where I've been
Began my career in the
Became an independent stylist.
Moved to Jupiter, Florida to open 2 Jimmy John's with my husband!
Became a mom!
Rented a salon suite to rebuild my clientele...oh and had another kid.
Started a blog with no idea what I was doing called So You're a Hairstylist.
Opened my very first salon Collab + Co.!
I get to teach beauty pros how to propel their careers!
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