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Shop Talk a podcast for the beauty industry, hairstylists and hair-salon owners. By 124 Go

Shop Talk a podcast for the beauty industry, hairstylists and hair-salon owners. By 124 Go

By Shop Talk
An educational podcast to help salon professionals succeed.
Created by the founders of 124Go.

A learning podcast for hairstylists, salon and spa owners, salon managers, cosmetology students, and spa professionals. In this podcast Co-hosts, Chris Sulimay and John Palmieri of @salon124group and @124.go have conversations with some of the salon industries most prolific educators, salon owners and beauty industry social media influencers.

Shop Talk has one mission, to share information to the ambitious salon professional and cosmetology student that they can use to grow their career!
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TBT | Your Money or Your Life | Brian Nunes Owner of Blo Salon | Author of Blown Away
Your Money or your Life? An interview with Brian Nunes, Author of Blown Away and Owner of Blow Salon In this interview, you’ll hear from Bryan Nunes who is the author of the book Blown Away, what pizza, pot and walk around the world taught me about leadership. In this enlightening conversation, he shares the belief systems and habits that keep him feeling free of financial handcuffs and helped to create one of Raleigh NC’s most prolific salons. Blow Salon is currently a 4,000 Square Foot space housing over 40 team members. But it did not begin that way. Join us for this episode as Bryan recaps the journey and shares the wisdom of nearly 30 years as a successful stylist and salon owner. Follow Bryan and Blo Salon https://www.instagram.com/bryan_nunes_blo/ / https://www.instagram.com/justblo//  http://justblo.com/ Download the SnapSnip App – www.snapsnipapp.com If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa…
1:05:41
October 22, 2020
Create A Front Desk Dream Team | Jules Molina Summit Front Desk Division Partner and Coach
Is Your Front Desk Broken? A conversation with Summit Front Desk Division Coach Jules Molina In this episode, Jules Molina shares how randomly volunteering for front desk duty in the salon, changed the trajectory of her career. Now a partner at Soto Signature in Perrysburg Ohio, Jules spends her downtime helping hundreds of salon support teams succeed in becoming a profitable part of the salon.  Connect with Jules on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/molina.jules/  Find out more https://www.summitsalon.com/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
43:23
October 19, 2020
TBT - Kati Whitledge Founder of Meet Your Stylist. Salon Marketing Tool.
Hairstylists are some of the most creative, innovative and intelligent people on the planet. And Kati Whitledge proves this to be true! She is the owner of Be Inspired Salon, Founder of the Meet Your Stylist Salon Marketing Tool, and Founder of Beyond the Technique Podcast.  But as most success journeys start it was not always this way, In the podcast, Kati openly shares with John Palmieri and Chris Sulimay her realization that she was not living her best life, and how she (with some help) was able to overcome and move forward.  After entering the salon industry and becoming a salon owner, Kati saw a need and opportunity to assist clients in finding the perfectly matched stylist for them! Over time she developed the app and is now bringing it to the salon world to help salons raise client experience, loyalty, and overall sales. For the past few years, she has been poising Meet Your Stylist to scale and be able to help salons of all sizes!  Connect with Kati / https://meetyourstylist.com/ / Or email Info@meetyourstylist.com If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Follow with John on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ and Chris https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ 
44:30
October 15, 2020
Lessons of an Entrepreneur, Transformation and Leadership |Jennifer Alvarez of Beauty Business Game-Changer Podcast
Lessons of an Entrepreneur, Transformation and Leadership |Jennifer Alvarez of Beauty Business Game-Changer Podcast In this Episode Jennifer takes Chris and John on a journey of lessons that she learned as she got clear about her vision of becoming a business owner. Jennifer goes deep into her mindset shift, her mentors along the way and her new course that helps future salon owners peek behind the curtain to what it takes to be successful. Follow Jennifer on IG https://www.instagram.com/jenniferjadealvarez/ Be sure to check out the Beauty Business Game-Changer Podcast! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beauty-business-game-changer-podcast/id1492161461 Sign Up for the FREE MASTERCLASS https://linktr.ee/jenniferjadealvarez Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
45:01
October 13, 2020
TBT - Build Your Clientele in 6 Months | Jamie Wiley Pureology Creative Director
One of the best coolest things about being in the salon industry is the people we get to meet. Whether that is behind the chair, at the salon, or other hairdressers. We have this common bond but come from so many different backgrounds! And, Jamie Wiley, #hairboss, is one of those people who leave an impression from the first time you meet her. Coming to us with such an amazing story of focus, growth, and success, Jaime shares some of her trade secrets on clientele development, mastering braiding and social media strategies. This conversation takes some fun twists and turns that you’re sure to enjoy and learn from until the very end! Connect with Jamie Wiley @ https://hairboss.co/ https://www.instagram.com/jamiewileyhair/ Follow the link below to purchase your copy of Hair Boss https://www.amazon.com/Hair-Boss-Hairstylists-Owning-Career/dp/1543925987/ref=asc_df_1543925987/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312403172530&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=6818158807751017970&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9010782&hvtargid=aud-799711277694:pla-593896626874&psc=1&tag=&ref=&adgrpid=60300244057&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvadid=312403172530&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=6818158807751017970&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9010782&hvtargid=aud-799711277694:pla-593896626874 If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa…
53:20
October 8, 2020
Creating Your Legacy | Traci Sakosits Creative Director @ Sassoon
Traci Sakosits Creative Director Sassoon In this conversation, Traci shares her story, the philosophy of the Vidal Sassoon brand, and how 68 years later Sassoon is still one of the greatest legacy brands on the planet.  Connect with Traci, https://www.instagram.com/tracisak_hair/ https://www.sassoon-academy.com/en/academy/Digital/videos https://www.sassoon.com/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
53:40
October 5, 2020
TBT - From Appointment to Experience | Chris Sulimay and John Palmieri
Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
57:44
October 1, 2020
You've mastered your skills, now what? A conversation with Michelle Minor Patton on what comes after creativity.
Michelle Minor Patton Former Pureololgy Creative Haircutting Director, cutting enthusiast, and leadership explorer. In this episode, Michelle dives deep into how foundations push creativity higher and take a look at the question “what’s next”. Follow Michelle on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/michelleleep/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
50:19
September 28, 2020
TBT - The Crucial Ability of Being Accountable to Yourself and Others | John Palmieri
This Throwback was a part of a series of interviews where John and Chris share insight and experience on must-have skills of all levels of salon teams.  The harsh truth is, most salons can't grow past a certain point because the team and leaders do not develop skills that are necessary but uncomfortable. So they are never able to communicate and follow through on tuff situations and important conversations. This can lead to frustration on all parts of a team.  In this episode, John Palmieri and Chris Sulimay discuss action steps to hold yourself and your salon team accountable to each other. In turn, this keeps the salon running like a well-oiled machine and gives the salon client the experience they deserve. Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
54:56
September 24, 2020
Emotional Intelligence | Communication and Leadership | Johanna Lyman Female Empowerment Coach
Johnna Lyman In this episode Johanna, a professional coach, and consultant for over 16 years, shares the importance of using soft skills like emotional intelligence, and empathy to better communicate in the workplace and life. She also shares her passion for the elevating of women into leadership positions and the importance of staying true to your values even in the face of peer pressure. Connect with Johanna: https://www.linkedin.com/company/wearekadabra/ https://sjleadershipcoach.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/johannalyman/ Personality quiz: https://ryangottfredson.lpages.co/personal-mindset-assessment-1/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
54:41
September 21, 2020
TBT A Colorful Conversation | @Jackmartincolorist
If you haven’t seen the work of this incredible, and humble human being than you are in for a treat! In this conversation, John and Chris give Jack the title of Hair Color Transformation King of the World. He is a multiple-time Behind the Chair #OneShot finalist. And WE GOT HIM TO SHARE ALL OF HIS SECRETS! Jack began his career, in his home country of Syria and France before coming to the United States where he met his wife (a hairdresser as well). After years of working and refining their craft, Jack saw the opportunity on Social Media… The rest is history and for you to enjoy by listening to this inspiring conversation. Follow Jack https://www.instagram.com/jackmartincolorist/ If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Email Us @info@124Go.com Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa...
1:00:49
September 17, 2020
Find Your Purpose Find Your Drive | Alicia Soulier Founder of Salon Scale
Find Your Purpose Find Your Drive | Alicia Soulier Founder of Salon Scale. From award-winning stylist to entrepreneur, Alicia Soulier has dedicated over 16 years to the beauty industry. As the owner and creative director of Capelli Salon Studio for over 10 years, Alicia noticed a leak in her business that was directly affecting her bottom line: the color bar. Without the proper technology to account for the cost of hair color, many color sessions were walking out the door unpaid for. This discovery led to the creation of SalonScale, an advanced hair salon back bar software that has now earned Alicia the title of "tech founder" into her portfolio. Today Alicia intends to use technology to disrupt the hair salon supply chain and ultimately create a healthier economic ecosystem in the hair industry. SalonScale: https://salonscale.com/ SalonScale is a hair color management software that allows salons to separate their parts from labor to ensure that every color session is being paid for. Using a mobile app, SalonScale enables you to know your color costs in real-time as you mix, so salons can start accounting for the cost of each session and monitor their inventory levels more efficiently. Connect with Salon Scale on Social: https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ Email us for information on zoom strategy sessions for your salon.  Info@124Go.com  If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager, or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John Beauty Industry - Hair - Hairdresser - Education - Salon Education - Hair Salon - Behind The Chair - Modern Salon - 
48:25
September 14, 2020
TBT George Alderete @Georgecolorboygeo Global educator and. Creative Ambassador Keune Haircosmetics
George Alderete is a Lifetime Hairdresser, Platform Artist, Bangstyle Supreme Winner, NAHA Team Award Winner and Global Creative Ambassador for Keune Haircosmetics. But all of the titles aside, he's a man on a mission to share his knowledge and inspiration with the world. Over the course of his career, he's worn all hat's from assistant to salon owner and though most of his time is spent teaching and sharing with groups, he's still just a learner at heart.  In this conversation George shares how social media has transformed his ability to connect with other hairstylists and further develop his personal color brand and style. We also discuss Foilayage - a signature technique of his that has now become mainstream - and why it is so important to be constantly staying up with trends.  We absolutely loved having this conversation and know you will enjoy it as well!  You can connect with George @ https://www.instagram.com/georgecolorboygeo/ https://www.facebook.com/colorboygeo/  To attend a course at the Keune Advanced Academy visit http://keuneeducation.com/  If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review :)  https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/
55:30
September 13, 2020
Adaptability, Technology and Building a Community | Alison Alhamed VP of Community Building and Social Media at R+Co
Alison Alhamed VP of Community Building and Social Media at R+Co In this episode, we talk about the importance of adapting business to fit the changing consumer behavior of today's unique environment. We also cover how technology can keep you connecting with your guests while strengthening influence in your local community.  Connect with Alison - https://www.instagram.com/alisonalhamed/ https://www.randco.com/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
44:48
September 8, 2020
Acquire, Delight and Retain Life-long Clients | Quality is Not a Luxury | Matthew Cross Founder of Leadership Alliance
What was the secret that helped Japan become a global leader in quality and how you can take this same approach with your clients and salon *About Matthew Cross ~ Leadership Alliance Founder & President America’s Leading Priority Strategist, Matthew is an acclaimed thought leader, speaker, Deming Scholar and Hoshin Kanri strategic alignment specialist. He has authored eight books to date, including The Hoshin Success Compass™, The Golden Ratio Lifestyle Diet™ and The Millionaire's MAP™. Matthew’s mission includes supporting people and organizations to best plan, execute, achieve and learn. He champions the genius and potential within everyone, lifestyle quality and design and making a difference. He deploys over two decades of professional experience in educational and performance training in leading the Alliance. Matthew is also a founding partner of the Leading Edge Performance Institute, delivering proven executive training programs and eLearning solutions. LEPI integrates and delivers the keys to sustainable peak performance: Strategic Life/Work Prioritization, Vibrant Total Health, Mindfulness, Resilience and Stress Solutions. Matthew’s passions include learning, maximum health and longevity, competitive running, ancient history, all arts and sciences and Peak Performance On Demand™. *Source: http://leadershipalliance.com/about/ Books - http://leadershipalliance.com/products/ Matthew on YouTube: https://youtu.be/k4VeWyOyIk4 https://youtu.be/0tAZe6pP-FM https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPuilD0Yir8J19M9BhNEOrw Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
57:45
September 5, 2020
OVERCOME ANY OBSTACLE | THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL TALK EVER | QUE CRANE'S INCREDIBLE STORY
OVERCOME ANY OBSTACLE | THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL TALK EVER | QUE CRANE'S INCREDIBLE STORY When a normal Friday night high school football game changes Que Crane’s life, he could have done what most people would do, made excuses.. Instead what he has done and continues to do is nothing shy of miraculous... Listen to this episode to hear his incredible story. Meet Que Crane - https://youtu.be/KsR3IAD2638 Connect with Que in IG and FB - https://www.instagram.com/quecrane/ - https://www.facebook.com/QueCrane/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
59:42
September 1, 2020
TBT | Leave Your Mark | Thinking, Behaviors & Skills of Great Salon Influencers | Jaywilliamsco.com
In this Throwback episode: Performance, Behavior, Emotion, Behavior... If you listen to the first 5 minutes of this conversation Jay Twists our minds by exposing mistakes that we have been making in the hair industry for clost to 60 years.  Jay explains and illustrates why and how we have been falsely incentivising our salon teams using contests, commission and coercion. He goes on to share, before we shift our thinking we have to understand it, validating how thinking drives emotion and emotion drives performance. He also shares how to take an idea and make it applicable to our day to day lives.  Purchase Jays book Leave Your Mark and connect with him @ http://www.jaywilliamsco.com/ All profits go to stopping human trafficking.  If you enjoyed this episode, let us know in instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ and visit our website https://124go.com/
55:36
August 27, 2020
Empowered salon leaders | Christine Zilinski
Christine Zilinski is a lifetime salon pro who has devoted her career to technical mastery and growth as a leader. She and her partners have developed a mastermind group for like-minded stylists, salon owners, and leaders. https://www.instagram.com/christinezilinski/ https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=empowered%20salon%20leaders Email Christine @ salonconcrete@gmail.com YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzJI27t8iHRRbSIgv2EBrxw Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
1:06:16
August 24, 2020
TBT - Getting Both Feet In! A Conversation Nikki Lee, Owner of Statements Salon and Statements Academy.
Getting Both Feet In! A Conversation Nikki Lee, Owner of Statements Salon and Statements Academy. Nikki Lee is making moves and shaking up the salon industry by sharing a message of hope that has a track record of success to back it up! Nikki shares the three elements that it takes to develop a lasting career along with actual formulas to success. While Statements Salon and Statements Academy are massively successful, it was not always this way. You'll hear about the humble beginnings of a career professional and making a difference in someone's life became the backbone of Nikki's Career. Once this decision was made to get better, she went all in by applying self-discipline every day to carry out her plan! You can connect with Nikki @Statementsthesalon and https://www.statementsthesalon.com/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
49:38
August 20, 2020
WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WERE BOLDER | CEO OF PASSION PROFIT PROJECT CAYLEE AUGE
As a passionate hairstylist, Caylee Ague realized her dreams of opening a salon. After a couple of years, she realized that if she wanted to be successful as a salon owner she would have to learn NEW SKILLS! This set her on a journey to transform from hairstylist to entrepreneur...  Years later after growing and selling a successful salon in Vancouver Canada Caylee now spends her time helping salon owners and stylists to achieve their personal and professional goals.  Free benchmark tool click here https://register.passionprofitprojects.com/optin-bench1588943657170 Connect with Caylee @ https://passionprofitprojects.com/ https://register.passionprofitprojects.com/aba-offer on social https://www.instagram.com/cayleeauge/  Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
56:32
August 17, 2020
TBT | Before you open a salon, listen to this! An interview with Brian Perdue owner of Salon 124 Group
Before you open a salon, LISTEN TO THIS! Interview with Brian Perdue. It's a sad fact that nearly 90% of salons would go out of business if the owner was not able to do hair behind the chair. This is what Brian Perdue, owner of the @salon124group and @Keuneacademyby124, calls a technician driven business. And it’s what holds most owners back from ever experiencing real profit in their business. In this conversation, Brian goes deep on the things you must consider before you open your doors or remodel your salon. Things like, how to choose a location or relocation, how much you should be paying in rent, how to start a training program when is it time to consider a second location, how much space you need per station, and much more! You can connect with Brian on Instagram @124.go and 124Go.com Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
44:33
August 13, 2020
FINDING YOUR PURPOSE | LIVING UP TO YOUR VALUES | MAKING NECESSARY CHANGES | BECOME A LEADER @TINABLACKPMTS
Hi folks, Welcome back! In this episode, Tina Black, owner of 4 Paul Mitchell Schools and 3 Paul Mitchell Salons, shares her compelling story of growing through challenge and becoming the leader that she always knew she could be. She also shares how she uses her personal and professional values as the guiding light for her business on a day to day basis.  Connect with Tina https://tinablack.net/ https://www.instagram.com/tinamblackpmts/ https://www.nextlevelsalonleadership.com/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
1:00:20
August 10, 2020
TBT - Frank Gambuzza | Owner of Salon Visage and Franks Barbershop's | Past President of Intercoiffure.
Frank Gambuzza, Owner of Salon Visage and Past President of Intercoiffure. A lifetime of experience packed into one conversation.”Recognized as one of the top 20 hairdressers in the USA, Frank Gambuzza a Past President of Intercoiffure America/Canada, the global leading association of the hair industry’s elite, and co-owner of Salon Visage, one of America’s most acclaimed salons, with his wife and partner Belinda.” In this conversation, Frank shares how his journey led from shining shoes in a barbershop in New Jersey to owning one of the world's prolific salons, and how he and Salon Visage and Frank’s Barbershops are staying ahead of the ever-changing beauty industry. We cover topics like Delivering Excellence, The new reality of barbering and how it is here to stay, and advice for people in the industry. Whether you are a sophisticated multiple location salon owner or a stylist new to the industry, you’re sure to get some golden nuggets in this conversation! Enjoy! http://salonvisage.com/ https://www.facebook.com/salonvisageknoxville/\ https://www.instagram.com/salonvisageknoxville/ To connect and find out more about 124Go visit: https://124go.com/ https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
53:24
August 6, 2020
PERSISTENCE, COMMITMENT AND EVOLVING YOUR CAREER | INTERVIEW WITH Rosemary Tejeda
Rosemary Tejeda has had a lifetime in the salon industry and still works behind the chair. Her career changed when she met Vivian Mackinder - this chance meeting led to Rosemary working to bring to life her full professional potential. She is now (along with her career behind the chair) - a certified John Maxwell coach and RT-salon coaching. https://rosemarytejeda.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Rosemarytejeda15 https://www.facebook.com/VivienneMackinder Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
58:21
August 3, 2020
TBT Megan Schipani | @Shmeggsandbaconn | BTC Visual Editor | Two-time One-Shot Award winner
Megan Schipani, @Shmeggsandbaconn, BTC Visual Editor and Two-time One-Shot Award winner After struggling to find her place in the career world Megan Schipani discovered hairdressing, almost by accident.  However, she quickly fell in love after doing her first creative color on a model in the salon. From there it was game on and she's been setting the hair world on fire ever since, being nominated for multiple BTC One-Shot awards and winning twice. In this conversation, Megan shares, her story of entering the industry, some game-changing social media insight for new and veteran stylists,  and some of her secrets on creating vivid hair-color (and helping them to last). Truly an inspired conversation!! Currently a visual editor at Behindthechair.com. On a daily, you can find her asserting her talented hands and a keen eye for beauty and detail while helping to keep #BTC social pages on point.  As well as building and maintaining relationships with stylists as an industry mentor. You can connect with Megan on IG @Shmeggsandbaconn Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
1:09:00
July 30, 2020
TBT #MomBoss Ashley Toliver Williams, Owner of Fringe Salon & Color Bar and National Chairman Eufora of Business Team
#MomBoss Ashley Toliver Williams, Owner of Fringe Salon & Color Bar and National Chairman Eufora of Business Team What is holding you back from the career and income that you deserve? What would have to change for you to get there? The answer, your perception… In this spirited conversation with Ashley Toliver-Williams, schools Chris and John and uncovers the core of what holds a lot of Hairstylists and salon service providers from attaining their goal of a lucrative career. Maybe not a surprise, that thing holding us back, is our own belief systems about our career. From her unique and compelling perspective Ashley shares that we are not artists when we are behind the chair - we are salespeople. And in believing that, we take a much different approach in everything we do in the salon. This approach has helped Ashley grow a team of high performing stylists at Fringe Salon and Color bar in Houston TX. Now along with her partner, Timothy Humphries is now launching a Movement called Fuse Republic that will help salons and stylists raise the standards of income and professionalism for the industry as a whole. You can connect with Ashley @ashleytoliverwilliams and @fuserepublic Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
42:37
July 23, 2020
The Art of Being Indispensable | An interview with Bruce Tulgan, CEO Of Rainmaker Thinking
Bruce Tulgan is a thought leader, an author, and the CEO of Rainmaker Thinking. His latest book “The art of being indispensable at work” speaks to the importance of being a leader in any position that you hold. His first book “It’s okay to be the boss” offers what seems like much-needed permission to manage and lead people to their highest potential. Bruce is also an enormous advocate of consistent planned conversations to keep your team on track and hitting their goals! https://rainmakerthinking.com/ https://twitter.com/BruceTulgan?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
56:23
July 20, 2020
TBT Master your Mindset with Jason Everett. Empowerment Coach, Business Mentor.
Master your Mindset with Jason Everett. Empowerment Coach, Business Mentor. If you have never met Jason Everett, YOU are in for a treat! Imagine someone in their late 30's who looks like they are in their 20's, has childlike energy and curiosity, and the wisdom of someone who has lived lifetimes. That about sums up Jason... In this conversation, Jason shares his energy and humor with John and Chris to tackle a very serious topic - changing your mindset to create the income YOU DESERVE and the lifestyle YOU DESIRE! For most people, big dreams like these have been cast aside because of personal beliefs that we acquire from childhood or the peers that we associate with. Over time, little by little, we give up and accept living below our potential. Jason believes that we all have the power to create and design our lives by changing our mindset and actions. This can happen by understanding a few simple, but life-changing things. (for those answers, you'll have to listen:) This is the reason why Jason started High-Performance Academy and Business Refuel over 11 years ago. Since that time Jason has helped thousands of people inside and outside of the salon industry to live as their best selves. To follow or connect with Jason check out: https://www.facebook.com/BusinessRefuel/ https://www.instagram.com/businessrefuel/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
43:32
July 16, 2020
Power Habits | Set your mindset and life up for happiness and success | Certified Success Coach Andrew Finkelstein
Power Habits | Set your mindset and life up for happiness and success | Certified Success Coach Andrew Finkelstein Andrew Finkelstein has spent a lifetime in the salon industry. He was first attracted to the “family business” at Glenby international - at that time a $250 million dollar salon chain. After 15 years there he opened a forward-thinking salon TSERS in NYC.. After selling this to his partner he began a journey of coaching. He’s been on that track for almost the last 25 years. In this episode, Andrew shares his wealth of knowledge with John, Chris, and you the listener. Find Andrew on Linked-in - https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-finkelstein-8aa2b42/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
55:31
July 13, 2020
TBT - China Wong #BossMom and Owner of Salon Spa W in Des Moines.
After making a career change as a corporate suit wearing professional in the Chicago area, China Wong felt herself wanting to feel more fulfilled. After doing some research she found herself pursuing a career in the beauty business and moving to Atlanta to train at the Van Michael Salon. Her career then moved her back to Chicago as a color director before she felt compelled to open her own salon in her hometown of Des Moines.  Starting over 14 years ago Salon Spa W has enjoyed double digit growth every year and grown to over Five Million Dollars in revenue in one powerhouse location.  In this conversation, we caught up with China for just a few minutes before she was going up on stage to speak with a standing room group of Salon/Spa owners. Her story is one that every salon owner and stylist will want to listen to.  You can connect with China on IG @salonspaW and @Chinawong212
29:37
July 9, 2020
Mastering Haircolor and what is ABCH | Courtney Vonberg
Have you ever had a hair color not come out the way that you thought it would? We all have, why does this happen? Well, that's a loaded question, in this conversation American Board Certified Haircolorist Courtney talks about some of the common haircolor mistakes - and how you can learn to master them!  Courtney is a moderator for the American Board of Certified Hair Colorists, a nonprofit organization that has the goal of helping you to achieve excellence in your craft. She is also the co-creator of the Keune Haircosmetics Color Certification Test.   to find out more go to https://www.haircolorist.com/ or https://keuneeducation.com/ Say hi to Courtney on social - https://www.instagram.com/courtvb/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
51:35
July 6, 2020
TBT Self Empowerment, Follow Through and Live your Truth - Heather Yurko @pipuniversity
Self Empowerment, Following Through, Building Trust and Living Your Truth are just some of the thoughts we are left with after this inspired conversation with Heather Yurko Owner of Neat Beat Salon and Founder of PIP University.  Like many salon professionals, Heather came to a life roadblock realizing that “the traditional path to success,” was not going to be her road. So she used this experience to uncover her genius and truth.  In this conversation Heather shares her mindset and some actions that stylists and salon owners can apply in their everyday situations to bring your best self and your passion to every situation, as well as how to take action even when you are afraid. Connect with Heather at: https://pip-university.com/  And on Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/pipuniversity/ If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!!  https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/
43:32
July 2, 2020
The data you need to know | Chris Nedza of Mindbody shares his insight for what’s to come.
Chris Nedza founder of Zeezor - who recently partnered with Mindbody shares his provocative insight on the minute to minute changes and opportunities that are happening in the salon world. KPI’s that we were measuring pre-covid may not be the areas of focus that will get you to your next level of growth. Check out Mindbody and Booker software and business solutions: https://www.mindbodyonline.com/ To contact sales: https://www.mindbodyonline.com/business/salon-software?landing=y&campaignID=7010e000000nYvZ&utm_source=google&utm_medium=ppc&utm_campaign=9711873585&ad_group=108533691024&utm_term=aud-535548429528:kwd-24778464647&utm_device=c&referralSource=paid+search&matchtype=b&cid=437993225903&networkType=search&adgroupid=108533691024&matchtype=b&creative=437993225903&matchtype=b&network=g&adGroup=108533691024&gclid=CjwKCAjw_-D3BRBIEiwAjVMy7KcAmVJjd3AhYADivrtWyHlXCzHCZGz1MkjDVN_OjtwCelJcG08DexoCrmkQAvD_BwE Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
53:16
June 29, 2020
TBT - How to transition from hairstylist to salon leader. An interview with Jenna Touwsma
One of the hardest transitions to make in the beauty industry is to go from being a peer in the salon to becoming a leader, manager or owner. How do we make those transitions?  In this conversation #MomBoss Jenna Touwsma shares on making that journey with grace and style. She also shares on the specific goals to focus on behind the chair to become a top earner behind the chair, as well as areas of focus to keep a salon running and helping stylists to grow.  This conversation has golden nuggets for stylists, owners and managers!! @124.go / www.124go.com 
42:40
June 25, 2020
Interview with Hairdustry on reopening protocols.
In this episode Tammy Cosper, COO of Salon 124 Group John and Chris get interviewed by Hairdustry Podcast discussing reopening after COVID-19.  Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
48:32
June 22, 2020
TBT with Leah Freeman. @leahfreeman1
TBT with Leah Freeman of Lanza.
45:25
June 18, 2020
Should I open a salon? | Eric and Kerri Manuel
Eric and Kerri Manuel are career hairstylists and business coaches. The former salon owners found a passion for helping people solve the very challenge that changed their lives many years ago. Today they own Vanguard Business academy and help salons in the Paul Mitchell network to grow prosperous salons. Connect with Vanguard Business Academy: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/VSSincLA/ Website http://www.paulmitchellbusinessacademy.com/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
1:08:55
June 15, 2020
TBT Timmy Hartley
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35:10
June 11, 2020
Change and getting out of your comfort zone. Nuala Guildea of Arrojo NYC
Nuala Guildea of Arrojo NYC Connect with Nuala in Instagram https://www.instagram.com/nualaguildea/ or email Nuala@arrojonyc.com Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
1:05:33
June 8, 2020
TBT Meg Schipani - @shmeggsandbaconn
In this throwback episode of Shop Talk:  After struggling to find her place in the career world Megan Schipani discovered hairdressing, almost by accident.  However, she quickly fell in love after doing her first creative color on a model in the salon. From there it was game on and she's been setting the hair world on fire ever since, being nominated for multiple BTC One-Shot awards and winning twice. In this conversation, Megan shares, her story of entering the industry, some game-changing social media insight for new and veteran stylists,  and some of her secrets on creating vivid hair-color (and helping them to last). Truly an inspired conversation!! Currently a visual editor at Behindthechair.com. On a daily, you can find her asserting her talented hands and a keen eye for beauty and detail while helping to keep #BTC social pages on point.  As well as building and maintaining relationships with stylists as an industry mentor. You can connect with Megan on IG @Shmeggsandbaconn.  Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
1:09:00
June 4, 2020
Everything you want to know about team based pay. Neil Ducoff
Neil Ducoff founded Strategies in 1993 when he saw a need for a better pay scale model for salons ad spas. This system would eventually become known as Team-Based Pay. Since then he and the strategies team have coached thousands of salons to creating profitable and sustainable cultures.  *Since 1993, Strategies has been providing employee-based spas, medspas and salon businesses with the systems, thinking and behaviors to: Increase pre-booking rates, client retention, and productivity Eliminate debt and formulate a solid plan for their financial future Drive sales, profits, and culture with a Team-Based Pay program https://strategies.com/ facebook.com/strategies/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
59:14
June 1, 2020
TBT - Top stylist shares success secrets!
In this Throwback,  Mychael Hamlin has built a long-standing track record over the years for his endless commitment to excellence behind his chair. He is the top-earning hairstylist at the Salon 124 Group and has been for many years.  This shows up in all areas of his profession from technical expertise, client relationships, service/retail sales, and definitely his clever sense of humor. In this conversation fun Mychael shares some keys that you can use to up your game - no matter what level you are at! Check it out! Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
37:00
May 28, 2020
What is the social comparison theory and why it's important to you. Jay WIlliams, @jaywilliamsco author of Leave your Mark.
Jay Williams is a thought leader inside and outside of the beauty industry. He is also the author of Leave Your Mark, the thinking, behavior and skills of great salon influencers. In this conversation Jay shares powerful insight as to why we need leaders to step up in times of crisis and share examples of how YOU can be more effective in the salon and in life. Connect with Jay: https://www.instagram.com/jaywilliamsco/ http://www.jaywilliamsco.com/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
1:06:24
May 25, 2020
TBT - Brian Perdue Owner of Salon 124 Group on Leadership and leadership styles.
We are all leaders whether we know it or not. So the question is not, "Am I a leader". The question is, "What type of a leader am I". In this episode, Brian Perdue, founder of @salon124group, talks about the Seven Gifts of a Leader. And how these natural gifts affect how we lead as well as what types of people we can surround ourselves with in order to complement our strengths. This is a great listen for anyone who wants to better understand how to be more effective leading a team or just understand how you can add the most value when working with others. Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
46:23
May 21, 2020
What will the future of salon life and hair industry education look like? Geno Stampora.
What will the future of salon life and hair industry education look like?  In this conversation Geno Stampora talks with John and Chris about these important topics and more.. Salon life after COVID-19 should salons be open, and life on lockdown!  https://genostampora.com/  Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
53:13
May 18, 2020
TBT - Amber Skrzypek, Keune Technical Ambassador on putting in your time and self leadership.
An inspiring conversation on what can be achieved by putting in the work.  Amber Skrzypek, shares on her career journey and going from behind the chair, to most requested educator and Technical Ambassador. In her short 15 year career, Amber has reached a level of success that is only topped by her humility, desire to contribute to the salon industry, and the team that she works with. This conversation takes twists and turns and leaves so many gems behind for every level of stylist. And Hair Color! Oh Yes! Did we mention Hair Color? Follow Amber on Social: https://www.instagram.com/amberskrzypek/ Stay up to date on Keune Education at https://keuneeducation.com/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager, or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
42:06
May 14, 2020
You're back open! Now what?
With Georgia being the first state to reopen salons six weeks of being shut down due to the Corona pandemic.  John Palmieri and Chris Sulimay share their experience of what salon owners and stylists should be focusing on after reopening their doors.  Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
54:01
May 11, 2020
TBT - Shop Talk with Sally Rogerson, founder SR Education.
In this episode, John Palmieri and Chris Sulimay sit down with Sally and discuss her inspiring career. From a small town in England to Senior Director at Vidal Sassoon in Santa Monica CA. Then she takes us on the journey of starting SR Education and Thrive Sessions and she recently opened Advanced Academy! Truly an inspirational story of success through persistence and putting in the work! You can find Sally on IG @sallyrogerson or more about her advanced academy at https://www.instagram.com/sreacademies/ https://www.sallyrogerson.com/  Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
46:47
May 7, 2020
The Creative Journey. A conversation with @irapopesage
One of the things we love about the beauty industry is that success it comes in all forms and the choice is up to you. Ira Pope Sage is by nature a creative spirit fueled with ambition.  In this conversation, we talk with Ira about love stories, his career journey, thriving in COVID quarantine and his unique and simplistic approach to haircutting called The Clock Cutting Concept.   Connect with Ira: https://www.instagram.com/irapopesage/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
55:49
May 4, 2020
TBT - Preparation, Professionalism and Hustle. Missy Megginson, @soyourahairstylist
Wondering what it takes to have a great career as a hairstylist? In this conversation, Missy breaks down how to start off right in the beauty industry. And shares the steps that can keep you growing and excited about your career at all stages. Find Missy @soyoureahairstylist / www.soyoureahairstylist.com Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
47:14
April 30, 2020
New norms and salon life after COVID-19. Brian Perdue, Emma Page, John Palmieri and Chris Sulimay.
There is no doubt COVID-19 has disrupted business and the future of the beauty business as we know it. In this conversation, John Palmieri, Chris Sulimay, Brian Perdue, and Hairstylist Emma Page discuss the changes that are being antici[pated during the reopening of Salons across America and the world. Note: This conversation was recorded just one day prior to the state of Georgia being the first to lift the shelter in place for salons and barbershops. The leadership team at Salon 124 group had been planning opening protocol since day 1 of the shutdown and reopened its doors on April 23rd.  Be sure to check out our next episode as we walk step by step through all of our opening protocols and how the clients have responded to the new norms of sanitation protocol.  Follow Emma and Brian: https://www.instagram.com/emmapagehairart/ - https://www.instagram.com/brianperdue124/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
56:29
April 27, 2020
TBT episode #3 | Service is service | Tammy Cosper COO @salon124group
This is was our third episode in which Tammy Cosper talks about the importance of offering superb customer service.  Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
38:07
April 23, 2020
Culture Fox | Lorean Cairns on leadership and growing 9 salons a day at a time.
What’s it like to grow 9 salons and two skin spas? Just ask Lorean Cairns co-founder of Fox and Jane Salons and Skin Habit. To think her journey as an owner started under 10 years ago is miraculous! In this conversation, Lorean shares her philosophies on leadership, culture, coaching and her plans for the future. This is a conversation for every level of salon professional. Say Hi to Lorean https://loreancairns.com/ @loreancairns Purchase Culture Fox https://www.amazon.com/Culture-Fox-Cultivate-Culture-International/dp/1544502311 Check out Fox and Jane salons https://foxandjanesalon.com/bowery/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
1:09:01
April 20, 2020
Throwback Thursday. Stand out in a crowd! A conversation with Amber Burns, Director of Marketing @salon124group
Stand out in a crowd! A conversation with Amber Burns, Director of Marketing @salon124group In this episode, Amber shares how to grow your business through storytelling in 2019. And some pro tips on how to differentiate yourself by sharing your every today truth. This was a super fun conversation to have, we know you'll enjoy it! Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
37:47
April 16, 2020
Healing from within | Megan Mcdowell, licensed therapist and founder of Heartworks Foundation.
What if times of extreme change or even trauma was exactly what you needed for personal growth. In essence, this is the question that Megan Mcdowell leaves us all to ask ourselves. After losing a brother in law in the 911 world trade center attacks, Megan was able to stand witness to and experience the rich experience of community that can come when “we are all on our knees at the same time”. A few years later she founded Heartworks NJ, a foundation that helps people recover through the early stages of trauma, grief, and loss. During the episode, Megan shares an uplifting perspective that we can all use to see the beauty and learn the lessons that a global crisis can bring.  Her timeless message of truth, kindness to oneself, and those around you is something we can all be reminded of. Say hi to Megan on social Instagram @heartworksNJ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heartworksnj/ Website https://www.njheartworks.org/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
58:00
April 13, 2020
Caitlin Ford (@caitlinfordhair) talks social media, building your business and, being an advocate.
Caitlin Ford @caitlinfordhair Most people may go a lifetime and never find their passion but not Caitlin Ford. After being inspired by the hair scene, at the age of 18 she knew that hair was a real career and it was for her! Now ten years as a professional she is globally known for her signature rainbow bangs. But that’s not all Caitlin is a BTC One-Shot winner and a powerful advocate for people in the hair industry. Her overwhelming message, be educated, be aware of what is happening, and You have a voice! During the episode, Caitlin also talks social media strategy,  her approach to building her business at the chair and why she is focusing on YouTube. Say hi to Caitlin on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/caitlinfordhair/ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUC_ioigxZ4AMKLcC1xHWBw Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
1:08:08
April 6, 2020
Navigating through the Coronavirus pandemic. An interview with Sara Harvey, mindfulness expert and Founder of Innertelligence Coaching
WIth the Coronavirus pandemic causing unprecedented fear, loss of wage and uncertainty throughout the globe could there be a silver lining in all of it? We think so, and so does Sara Harvey, mindfulness expert, CEO, and Founder of Innertelligence coaching.  In this conversation, we visit the previous global crisis and identify the similarities and lessons that can come through a "change or pause" on current norms. From there we look at the good that can come in times of uncertainty such as a stronger sense of family and community as well as new products, services, and solutions that emerge.  Sara shares practical strategies that anyone can choose to apply to experience calmness and fulfillment even in times of unanticipated change.  https://innertelligencecoaching.com/ https://www.instagram.com/innertelligencecoaching/ https://www.facebook.com/SaraKellyHarvey/posts/welcome-to-innertelligence-im-sara-harvey-a-gallup-certified-cliftonstrengths-co/805839986444120/ Sare is the former CEO at The Chopra Center https://chopra.com/ and a certified Gallup Strengths Coach.  _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow 124Go on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / and on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
1:06:45
March 30, 2020
Booked Solid, Leadership and 9 things to never forget, with Paul Joseph DiGrigoli
With 42 years of experience as a stylist, salon owner, cosmetology school owner, speaker, and owner of Paul Joseph Professional, you can imagine that Paul DiGrigoli has a lot to share! To give a testimonial for this man, we first saw him speak in 2019 and he was absolutely captivating. He understands the life of a salon professional as well as anyone and knows what it takes to evolve through the long game of a full career. In this interview, Paul gives a sneak peek of his seminars Booked Solid and The Art of Leadership, as well as give us 9 things to never forget once you are successful. You can connect with Paul on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/pauljosephpro/ Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
56:33
March 23, 2020
Bangstyle CEO Ashlee Levitch talks marketing and social media.
There are very few people in the salon industry who have their finger on the pulse of the hair industry as Ashlee Levitch does. In this conversation, Ashlee shares her passion with John and Chris for helping stylists, salons, and brands shine in the digital world. She also gives some tips on how to stand out in all of the noise and talks about her favorite social media platforms. Create a profile page at Bangstyle. https://www.bangstyle.com/ Follow Bangstyle on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bangstyle/ You can connect with Ashlee on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/alevitch Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
55:11
March 16, 2020
Olaplex guru, Joe Santy tells all.
In this episode, John and Chris catch up with Olaplex guru Joe Santy (AKA The Perm King). From the very beginning, Joe saw the power and opportunity of Olaplex and played a major role in the game-changing treatment becoming an addition to hair color, eventually revolutionizing the treatment market and inventing the bond building category. For more information visit https://education.olaplex.com/landing/ Connect with Joe on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/joe.santy.9 Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / John Palmieri -  https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Chris Sulimay - https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by :) 
1:04:22
March 9, 2020
Attracting stylists, Communication, and growing people from within. A conversation with David FInistauri @mysaloninsider
David Finistauri is the Director of Sales and Partnerships @saloncale technologies. Starting out in the salon industry as a sales consultant representing over 40 brands has given him a unique understanding of the business from all angles. In this conversation, he talks about solutions to some of the age-old challenges that salons and stylists face. Communication, becoming a culture of growth and growing people from within. He also talks about his new role at Salon Scale technologies and how it could change the pricing model for salons and how that can benefit all of us. Follow David https://www.instagram.com/mysaloninsider/ Follow this link to try SalonScale and you will receive the below benefits: app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 https://www.salonscale.com/ https://www.instagram.com/salonscale/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/
55:18
March 2, 2020
@Pinupjordan on Social Media, Mermaid hair, Hustle, Blonding and Giving Back.
In this conversation, Jordan capitates John and Chris with her unique entry into the hair industry.  Using her confident personality and willingness to go after it, Jordan shares how she built her business. She also shares her outlook on fashion color and how she uses social media to gain clients in her salon.  Connect with Jordan on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/pinupjordan/ and on Facebook  https://www.instagram.com/pinupjordan/ For more on Salon Scale click the link. app.salonscale.com/signup/shoptalk2020 Shop Talk listeners will receive for registering with SalonScale through this promo: Free 30-Day Trial of SalonScale Free Bluetooth Scale (valued at $45) 25% Savings on our Luxe Pass - this is a package for salons who would like a member of our Customer Support team to set their account up for them. Regular price is $149 If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa…
1:01:58
February 24, 2020
Take action to change unfair tip tax that is costing salon owners millions. An interview with Paola Hinton.
We all have a voice, but it's our choice to use it or lost it!  Unfortunately on many important issues, most people feel like they really can not effect change. But not Illinois salon owner Paola Hinton. In the past few years, she has decided to take on lawmakers head to head and change a FICA tax that has cost salon owners hundreds of millions of dollars through the years.  This federal tax directly affects every salon owner in every state. If you own a salon, that means you!  Watch Paola share presenting live to thousands of salon professionals at Serious Business in New Orleans https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfWGGoRmNCM&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0bDl6y4Vw8dAL4GkcQHdj8gRmBx0a-2m6A0fNC5OSS-D6DIjJO4Ahwc2w     Please listen and share this interview as well as click the link and join the Private Facebook group and help affect change now! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2214926768574933/ Click here to see the specific areas that Constituents like you are needed most! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10156545995870886&set=gm.2389030161164592&type=3&theater&ifg=1 If you loved this podcast please share it with your friends! and as always feel free to leave us a WICKED GOOD REVIEW!  FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ AND INSTAGRAM https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ You can also find Chris and John on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ - https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/
59:45
February 17, 2020
@Chitabeseau on professionalism, inspiration, social media and reinventing yourself
How does one go from being a prison guard to a globally known hair colorist?  Well, just ask Chita Beseau! In this conversation, this award-winning hair colorist, #Bossmom, Wife, and Social Media Maven, shares inspiration on how anyone can go from where you are to where you want to be! - (slight spoiler alert, it takes a ton of hard work and dedication)... In this insightful action-packed hour, Chita reminds us of the importance of remaining professional while sharing what inspires her creativity. She also speaks to some of her process in creating content as well as developing and keeping a successful clientele.  This is a conversation we are sure you will love!  Follow Chita in Instagram https://www.instagram.com/chitabeseau/ If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/  To register for the 4-day intensive visit - https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… 
55:45
February 10, 2020
Meet John Rawson. The Master Behind the Lens.
Meet John Rawson. The Master Behind the Lens. I’m not sure how to write this descriptor, so let’s just state the facts. John’s masterful photographic work has won: 30 British Hairdresser Award winners 6 NAHA winners His work has also won in Australia, Germany, Canada, Czech Republic, Ireland Oh yes, we failed to mention his 220 cover photos and dozens of other awards. It’s pretty safe to say if you’re looking to shoot a cover or win a major competition, John is a great person to have on your creative team. (you can see why I was stumbling for words) With all the accolades, the man you’ll hear in this conversation has no air of ego… Not at all, you’ll simply meet a humble man who lets the work speak for itself. The type of person you feel like you’ve known for years in just one conversation. (that’s how we felt) We hope you enjoy this conversation as much as we loved having it! To connect with John: Instagram - @johnrawson Website - https://www.therawsonpartnership.net/index.html If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ To find register for the 4-day Intensive https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa…
48:40
February 3, 2020
Debunking Hair Color Myths with Dennis Gebhart. Colorist, Chemist and founder of Guru Nation.
This is a conversation live from Thrive Sessions in Phoenix AZ hosted By Sally Rogerson and SR Education.  Ever had a hair color go wrong and are not sure why? In this conversation hair color Guru Dennis Gebhart, debunks some myths of hair color and shares some of the foundational knowledge that can help any level of hair colorist up their game.  Dennis has a history in hair color that goes back over 40 years. He has been apart of multiple color launches and played an integral role of the launch of Redken Shades EQ.  Driven by his love for teaching, Dennis founded Guru Nation and has spent the last few years independently teaching foundations of hair color to audiences around the nation.   For more information or to connect with Dennis:  http://www.gurunation.net/ https://www.instagram.com/realcaptaincolor/ If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa…
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January 27, 2020
Resurrecting your Culture, your Mission, your Vision! A conversation with David Berglass Owner and President of Lanza Healing Haircare.
In this conversation, you’ll hear possibly the greatest turn around story in the salon industry today. After a great start in the family business, David Berglass knew it was time to try it on his own. While looking for the right fit, he received a tip from a friend of a company that was looking to sell. That brand was called Lanza. Beginning as a value-driven brand David knew if it was to work, he would have to completely recreate and resurrect what was a culture that needed more than a facelift. 16 Years later, Lanza is one of the most recognized names in the salon industry, attracting talents like Matt Swinney, Ammon Carver, Leah Freeman, and Scott Sueper. Listen and Enjoy this conversation as David shares lessons from the Lanza Journey that you can apply to bring your business to a higher level of success. For information to attend the Lanza Big Event! https://www.lanza.com/mytribe/ Follow Lanza on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lanzahaircare/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/leahfreeman1/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/ammoncarver/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/matt.swinney/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/super_sueper/?hl=en If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / To attend the 4-day intensive  https://124go.com/
1:01:38
January 20, 2020
Vision, Courage, Responsibility, and Commitment. A conversation with Charles Marcus.
To attend the 4-day intensive salon owner workshop register at -  https://124go.com/ Charles Marcus may have one of the most unique stories of anyone in the hair industry. After developing a severe stuttering disorder after a childhood trauma, he struggled for many years. It was a school counselor suggested he apply for a local hair salon who was hiring 4 young people with disabilities. That salon happened to be Vidal Sasson in Manchester England… In his own words, “that began a great journey in the beauty industry”.  We know you are going to love this conversation. Charles went on to: Become a multiple salon owner A top stylist in one of the most iconic salons in Canada The #2 salesperson in the world for the Nexus haircare Ranked in the Top 60 Motivational Speakers in the world Connect with Charles: Purchase his book, “Success is not a spectator sport”. http://www.cmarcus.com/ https://www.instagram.com/charlesmarcus4036/  https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlesmarcus/ https://youtu.be/WCaCLJ9et_0 https://youtu.be/MKWuW3i5JbI http://www.cmarcus.com/ To attend the 4-day intensive salon owner workshop register at -  https://124go.com/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/
1:11:40
January 13, 2020
Teamwork and Breaking Down The Walls That Hold Us Back! WIth Oscar Valencia
Oscar Valencia founder of Breaking Down Your Walls entered the salon industry after an injury took him from his first passion, professional baseball. Being not too sure the direction to head, he decided to enter the family business, hair. Little did he know how this would ignite his passion and ability to touch people on a deeper level.  After a chance meeting, Oscar would become a National educator for brands like Loreal Professional and help to grow inspiring champions to the legacy that it is today. In this conversation, Oscar shares the lessons of teamwork that he so passionately teaches to hundreds of salon pros each year! THis is a conversation that we truly enjoyed having and know that you will enjoy as well! Connect with Oscar: https://www.instagram.com/yourwallsbroken/ https://www.facebook.com/BreakingDownYourWalls/ As always, we don’t ask much… But if you enjoyed this episode please share it with someone that you think would enjoy it!! And oh yes!! Follow us on IG at https://www.instagram.com/124.go/
58:42
January 6, 2020
New Year Inspiration Compilation, Michael Cole, Jason Everett, Heather Yurko, Nikki Le, Jenn and Chris Yeager, Jay Williams And Jack Martin!
Hello everyone, Happy New Year! This episode is a compilation of some inspiring soundbites to help you begin 2020 on the right foot! While all of us have goals, the truth is that sometimes we fail to even get started... In these soundbites, you’ll hear some words of encouragement as well as some strategies that can work to help you grow behind the chair, your salon or just your personal life! We hope you leave this conversation feeling inspired to go and take some action. Jack Martin - https://www.instagram.com/jackmartincolorist/ Jason Everett - https://www.instagram.com/highperformancesalon/ Jay Williams - http://www.jaywilliamsco.com/the-work Heather Yurko - https://www.instagram.com/pipuniversity/ Nikki Le - https://www.instagram.com/thestatementsproject/ Jenn and Chris Yeager - https://www.instagram.com/salonyeagerknoxville/ - https://www.instagram.com/the.inspired.stylist/ Michael Cole -  https://www.instagram.com/michaelcolesummit/ We wish you all the best in the New Year and Next Decade!! To attend the 4-Day Intensive Salon Owner Workshop visit https://124go.com/ And as usual, if you enjoyed this episode PLEASE leave us a WICKED GOOD review! Follow us on Instagram @124.go
44:09
December 30, 2019
Tracy Robinson on using adversity as your strength.
Tracy Robinson is a lifelong hairstylist, owner, and educator who has overcome the most extreme challenges that life has to offer. In this conversation, Tracy shares her story of how her experience with ovarian cancer gave her the strength to know that she can achieve anything.  Follow Tracey https://www.instagram.com/ceostylist/ Taylor Cole Studios https://www.instagram.com/taylorcolestudios/
58:27
December 23, 2019
Ruby Devine and Sarai Speer @rubydevine / @theplatinumgiraffe
Double Trouble! What a privilege it was to have this conversation! Both Ruby and Sarai pull no punches and leave nothing on the table with John and Chris. These two sought after educators and Instagram influencers keep it very real.  We not only get to hear their inspiring stories of landing in the beauty industry but what drives them today and how they just keep getting better. This conversation covers a ton of ground from fashion colors and blonding to staying inspired and compassion and appreciation. We know every level of hairstylist will love this conversation!  If your just meeting these powerhouses for the first time here are a couple of fun facts: Ruby Devine  Salon owner https://www.instagram.com/thelab.oratory/  / https://www.thelaboratorysalon.com/ International Educator https://www.instagram.com/pulpriothair/ Goonies OG   Sarai Speer  You can find this Blonding Queen https://www.instagram.com/theplatinumgiraffe/ Artistic Director and Educator https://www.instagram.com/trionicshaircare/ DM for salon bookings! As always,  If you enjoyed this conversation please leave us a WICKED GOOD review and follow us https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ Also please, please, please SUBSCRIBE to the podcast! We wouldn't want you to miss out on the latest episode!! https://anchor.fm/christopher-sulimay
1:10:51
December 16, 2019
Modern Salon Editor-in-chief. Alison Alhamed talks about the evolution of editorial, online strategies, and what's next in the beauty industry.
Of all of the people who have their finger on the pulse of all things hair, Alison Alhamed possibly ranks #1.  The Modern Salon Editor-in-chief is a lover of hair, journalism major and licensed cosmetologist. Alison has spent the better part of her career keeping beauty professionals in the know through all forms of media whether print, digital or live events. She works tirelessly through a labor of love helping salon pros be their best by providing resources to support stylists at every level of their career.  In this conversation, Alison shares her insight on what is happening with media in the salon world and shares some tips on marketing in the digital age and how to reach a more broad audience. She also shares some of the latest lessons that she is sharing with stylists around the country.  We know this is an episode that you will want to revisit more than once!  Follow Alison in Instagram https://www.instagram.com/alisonalhamed/ Follow Modern salon https://www.instagram.com/modernsalon/ and visit https://www.modernsalon.com/ To follow Chris and John https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ and on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/?epa=SEARCH_BOX And as always! If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a WICKED GOOD Review!! 
55:16
December 9, 2019
What is on Cosmetology Students Minds?
Salon Owners and Managers, this is a conversation you do not want to miss!  Have you ever wondered, what is on the mind of a cosmetology student? What type of salon are they looking for, What are their fears, and What do they want for their career? If you said Yes to any of these questions, you're not alone. In the past decade, the salon industry has evolved so quickly, with the scaling of social media, and the growing opportunity for self-employed stylists. that many salon owners feel they can't quite keep up with it all...  Because of this, two of the most common challenges have become Recruiting and Retaining new hairstylists. There are many myths about why this is so difficult. Cynical owners and managers say things like, "New hairstylists just don't want to work hard" or "people are less loyal than they used to be".  Reasons like this could not be further from the truth.  In this conversation, Keune Academy Cosmetology Students ask John and Chris the questions that are currently on their minds. Get a peek into the minds of the new generation of cosmetology students.  Special Thanks to; Steffano, Georgie and Kody for the fantastic questions and answers!  If you liked this episode, leave us a WICKED GOOD REVIEW :)  https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ For information about the 4-day salon-owner workshop email us: Info@124Go.com 
1:10:35
December 2, 2019
Sarah Cooper, Founder Aura Salonware. A conversation on Technology, Marketing and Leaving your personal life at the door.
A conversation on Technology, Marketing and Leaving your personal life at the door. The salon industry never ceases to amaze us with innovative and incredible people. In this episode hear how Sarah Cooper founded @aurasalonware by identifying needs in her business    ( @bobbycoopersalon )and creating solutions! So many learning moments packed in here, we know you will love this conversation! Now through December 31, 2019, we'd like to extend a special offer to Shop Talk listeners. Mention SHOP TALK when you contact us or book a demo, and your salon will qualify for FREE data migration services from your existing software and FREE onboarding. We want to help you enter 2020 with the best salon management system available, so we are waiving our setup and data migration fees for Shop Talk listeners. What better way to start the new year than with the most intuitive and elevated software in place to help you achieve your 2020 goals. You can reach out at 1-844-GET-AURA(1-844-438-2872), email us at hello@aurasalonware.com or go directly to our website at www.aurasalonware.com to book a demo at your convenience. If you enjoyed this episode, please remember to leave us a Wicked Good Review! 
53:18
November 25, 2019
Britt Churchill @brittchurchill - International Model and Estee Lauder Spokesperson for Breast Cancer Awareness.
If you would have told Britt Churchill a year ago that she would be the spokesperson for Breast Cancer for Estee Lauder she would have said impossible! But a year later, and six months of Chemotherapy she has a whole new perspective, and appreciation for life! Here Britt shares her past 12 months walking the path from diagnosis of breast cancer, through treatment, and recovery. Her story on shaving her head, being comfortable in her own skin and her new and improved perspective on life. See a short clip of Britt Speaking at Arrojo Inspired - https://youtu.be/0QmromxiHT8 Shaving her head! - https://youtu.be/OWljgNzh5_E http://brittchurchill.com/ https://www.instagram.com/brittchurchill/ https://www.facebook.com/BrittDChurchill/ Information on Estee Lauder Look Good, Feel better https://lookgoodfeelbetter.org/dreamball/estee-lauder-2/ Find Zen - https://www.instagram.com/zen/ If you liked this podcast, please subscribe and leave a wicked good review!
40:58
November 18, 2019
Michael Cole, A conversation on creating a salon experience in the digital age.
If this happens to be your first listen to this podcast, you are in for a treat! There is a lot we could say about Michael Cole: · Father of Salon Business Education .  Coach of coaches · Inventor of the Jump Journal · Inspired and motivated well over a million hairdressers/salon owners throughout his career · And just keeps getting better! In this conversation you’ll hear Michael share about, the creation of the Jump Journal (and why it’s as relevant today as ever), his approach on coaching, and his latest body of work – helping salons and hairstylists stay relevant in the digital age! This entire conversation is sprinkled with gun powder that will ignite the fire inside of you. Connect with Michael:  https://www.instagram.com/michaelcolesummit/  https://www.facebook.com/michaelcoleset/ If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa…
57:32
November 11, 2019
Megan Mcdowell and Sara Harvey. Every Human Should Listen to This!
A conversation inspired by the reality that life while beautiful, can also sometimes be very tough. So what do we do in the face of adversity? Listen and hear from two incredible people, experts in the area of being open to all experiences of life, both the good and the bad. And most importantly how to use those experiences to help others! Megan McDowell - As a licensed therapist and visionary, Megan McDowell inspires people to live with more purpose and less distraction, guiding people to use their own life experiences to bring healing to the world around them. Sarah Harvey - A leading instructor in the practice of self-awareness, emotional intelligence, conscious communication, and authentic leadership, Sara is the founder of innertelligence, whereby she trains leaders to access and apply the systems and resources that are innate, yet untapped. Connect with Meghan at https://www.instagram.com/heartworksnj/  and https://www.njheartworks.org/ Connect with Sarah https://innertelligencecoaching.com/ and https://www.instagram.com/innertelligencecoaching/ Special thank you to Nick Arrojo for allowing us to connect and interview these two incredible human beings at the Arrojo Inspired event. https://www.arrojoinspired.com/ If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa…
39:06
November 4, 2019
Is SEO important? How to attract over 100 New Clients per month and using Social media to get referrals, not just likes!
Road Trip! Every now and then you meet ordinary people who are doing extraordinary things! For this episode, John and Chris travel to @salonyeagerknoxville to meet with salon owners Jenn and Chris Yeager, and stylist @kelsey.gramm. In this episode we discuss: How salon stylists just like YOU can use Social Media to get Actual Referrals (not just likes) What is SEO and how you can use it to double new clients who find your salon How planning a salon event can help your team grow, while gaining more loyal clients. Why focusing on developing the stylists in your salon will help you grow a sustainable business. Connect with Jenn and Chris @salonyeager Knoxville For more motivation, strategy, and inspo, follow Jen @the.inspired.stylist Give Kelsey a follow @Kelsey.gragg If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa…
1:10:54
October 28, 2019
Eric Taylor, Owner of Salon Republic and Creator of The Hair Game Podcast.
Even in the midst of opening 6 mega-salons in a four week period, Eric Taylor showed up and delivered Big-Time in this conversation! With so many lessons to share, the globally known multiple salon owner speaks about work ethic, taking accountability for your personal success, and gives a peek behind the curtain of some of the top social media influencers in the salon world (and what it takes to succeed on that level). This is a conversation every level of salon professional will want to hear! For more on Salon Republic, visit: http://salonrepublic.com/ Connect with Eric and The Hair Game podcast on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast/ https://www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa…
1:02:38
October 21, 2019
Nick Arrojo, @arrojonyc Work Hard, Dream Big, and Manifest your Dream Career!
Nick Arrojo, Work Hard, Dream Big, and Manifest your Dream Career! Hair Icon and owner of Three prolific NYC Salons, Two Academies and a Global Haircare Brand Nick Arrojo, pulls no punches in this no holds barred conversation with John and Chris… After considerable growth and being on the fast track to his dream career, Nick shares the incredible story of working hard, having faith, being clear on your goals and finding “Hair Heros”. To attend workshops and info mentioned during the podcast: Arrojo Inspired - https://www.arrojoinspired.com/ Arrojo Ambassador Program - https://arrojonyc.com/ambassador-benefits-1 American Wave - https://www.americanwavenyc.com/ Arrojo Social - https://www.arrojosocial.com/ Arrojo Cosmetology Schools -http://www.arrojocosmetology.com/ https://www.instagram.com/arrojocosmetology/ Connect with Nick: https://www.instagram.com/nickarrojo/ - https://www.instagram.com/arrojonyc/ For information on Beyond the Ribbon: https://beyondtheribboninc.org If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa…
1:03:09
October 14, 2019
Your Money or Your Life? An interview with Bryan Nunes, Author of Blown Away and Owner of Blo Salon
Your Money or your Life? An interview with Brian Nunes, Author of Blown Away and Owner of Blow Salon In this interview, you’ll hear from Bryan Nunes who is the author of the book Blown Away, what pizza, pot and walk around the world taught me about leadership. In this enlightening conversation, he shares the belief systems and habits that keep him feeling free of financial handcuffs and helped to create one of Raleigh NC’s most prolific salons. Blow Salon is currently a 4,000 Square Foot space housing over 40 team members. But it did not begin that way. Join us for this episode as Bryan recaps the journey and shares the wisdom of nearly 30 years as a successful stylist and salon owner. Follow Bryan and Blo Salon https://www.instagram.com/bryan_nunes_blo/ / https://www.instagram.com/justblo//  http://justblo.com/ Download the SnapSnip App – www.snapsnipapp.com If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa…
1:04:55
October 7, 2019
Jaime Wiley, Pureology Artistic Director. How to build a clientele in 6 months.
One of the best coolest things about being in the salon industry is the people we get to meet. Whether that is behind the chair, at the salon, or other hairdressers. We have this common bond but come from so many different backgrounds! And, Jamie Wiley, #hairboss, is one of those people who leave an impression from the first time you meet her. Coming to us with such an amazing story of focus, growth, and success, Jaime shares some of her trade secrets on clientele development, mastering braiding and social media strategies. This conversation takes some fun twists and turns that you’re sure to enjoy and learn from until the very end! Connect with Jamie Wiley @ https://hairboss.co/ https://www.instagram.com/jamiewileyhair/ Follow the link below to purchase your copy of Hair Boss https://www.amazon.com/Hair-Boss-Hairstylists-Owning-Career/dp/1543925987/ref=asc_df_1543925987/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312403172530&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=6818158807751017970&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9010782&hvtargid=aud-799711277694:pla-593896626874&psc=1&tag=&ref=&adgrpid=60300244057&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvadid=312403172530&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=6818158807751017970&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9010782&hvtargid=aud-799711277694:pla-593896626874 If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa…
52:34
September 30, 2019
Kati Whitledge, Founder of Meet Your Stylist, Salon Marketing Tool.
Hairstylists are some of the most creative, innovative and intelligent people on the planet. And Kati Whitledge proves this to be true! She is the owner of Be Inspired Salon, Founder of the Meet Your Stylist Salon Marketing Tool, and Founder of Beyond the Technique Podcast.  But as most success journeys start it was not always this way, In the podcast, Kati openly shares with John Palmieri and Chris Sulimay her realization that she was not living her best life, and how she (with some help) was able to overcome and move forward.  After entering the salon industry and becoming a salon owner, Kati saw a need and opportunity to assist clients in finding the perfectly matched stylist for them! Over time she developed the app and is now bringing it to the salon world to help salons raise client experience, loyalty, and overall sales. For the past few years, she has been poising Meet Your Stylist to scale and be able to help salons of all sizes!  Connect with Kati / https://meetyourstylist.com/ / Or email Info@meetyourstylist.com If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Follow with John on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ and Chris https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ 
43:44
September 23, 2019
Giovanni Giuntoli, Editorial Stylist and Creative Director of Tearsheet Education.
Giovanni Guintoli, Editorial Stylist and Creative Director of Tearsheet Education. If you haven’t met Giovanni Guintoli you are in for a treat! In this conversation the veteran editorial stylist and shares trade secrets on capturing the perfect image, in the salon, while being busy... You know,,, because that’s the new reality! Giovanni fell in love with editorial imagery early in his career and knew he had to pursue his dreams and relocate to NYC. Through the years he became an expert in the editorial craft and a regular at New York Fashion Week and the like. After realizing his dreams, he began an education company called Tearsheet. The mission being to help professional hairstylists have the experience of working on-set of a high end photo shoot. Even cooler than that, Tearsheet graduates are given the opportunity to work at some of the top shows at New York, LA and Toronto Fashion week! Connect with Giovanni on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tearsheets/ To sign up for an on location workshop visit https://yourtearsheets.com If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/
56:50
September 16, 2019
Turn your Appointment into an Experience - with Chris Sulimay and John Palmieri
Straight from the chapters of Shop Talk, Chris Sulimay and John Palmieri cover the crucial topic of creating the ultimate client experience and how it relates to KPI's (Key Performance Indicators -  AKA Goals) in the salon.  For the most part, as stylists (and humans) we create habits behind the chair. And those habits tend to either make or break our client experience (as well as our income). During this conversation, Chris shares his personal cadence of offerings throughout the appointment and how to make your guest feel incredible along the way.  A great conversation to review for a seasoned stylist - and a MUST LISTEN for anyone in the growing phase of their career!  Purchase Shop Talk - https://www.chrissulimay.com/shop  If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… 
56:58
September 9, 2019
A Colorful conversation with @JACKMARTINCOLORIST
If you haven’t seen the work of this incredible, and humble human being than you are in for a treat! In this conversation John and Chris give Jack the title of Hair Color Transformation King of the World. He is a multiple time Behind the Chair #OneShot finalist. And WE GOT HIM TO SHARE ALL OF HIS SECRETS! Jack began his career, in his home country of Syria and France before coming to the United States where he met his wife (a hairdresser as well). After years of working and refining their craft, Jack saw the opportunity on Social Media… The rest is history and for you to enjoy by listening to this inspiring conversation. Follow Jack https://www.instagram.com/jackmartincolorist/ If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/ Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa...
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August 26, 2019
George Alderete @georgecolorboygeo - Global Creative Ambassador for Keune Haircosmetics
George Alderete @georgecolorboygeo - Global Creative Ambassador for Keune Haircosmetics George Alderete is a Lifetime Hairdresser, Platform Artist, Bangstyle Supreme Winner, NAHA Team Award Winner and Global Creative Ambassador for Keune Haircosmetics. But all of the titles aside, he's a man on a mission to share his knowledge and inspiration with the world. Over the course of his career, he's worn all hat's from assistant to salon owner and though most of his time is spent teaching and sharing with groups, he's still just a learner at heart.  In this conversation George shares how social media has transformed his ability to connect with other hairstylists and further develop his personal color brand and style. We also discuss Foilayage - a signature technique of his that has now become mainstream - and why it is so important to be constantly staying up with trends.  We absolutely loved having this conversation and know you will enjoy it as well!  You can connect with George @ https://www.instagram.com/georgecolorboygeo/ https://www.facebook.com/colorboygeo/  To attend a course at the Keune Advanced Academy visit http://keuneeducation.com/  If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review :)  https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/
54:43
August 19, 2019
Self Empowerment & Living Your Truth with Heather Yurko, Founder of PIP University and Owner of Neat Beat Salon
Self Empowerment, Following Through, Building Trust and Living Your Truth are just some of the thoughts we are left with after this inspired conversation with Heather Yurko Owner of Neat Beat Salon and Founder of PIP University.  Like many salon professionals, Heather came to a life roadblock realizing that “the traditional path to success,” was not going to be her road. So she used this experience to uncover her genius and truth.  In this conversation Heather shares her mindset and some actions that stylists and salon owners can apply in their everyday situations to bring your best self and your passion to every situation, as well as how to take action even when you are afraid. Connect with Heather at: https://pip-university.com/  And on Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/pipuniversity/ If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!!  https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/
43:32
August 12, 2019
Marriet Gakes. Global Color Director for Keune Haircosmetics
Known as the Queen of Color in her home country, Marriet Gakes is an Artist and Professional through and through!  A five time winner of the coveted Coffieur Awards in Holland, takes us on a journey of falling in love with the beauty industry through witnessing the passion of one hairdresser. Only after seeing the hands of someone who loved the craft was she able to begin to unlock her potential. Marriet spent years as a Color Director and Salon owner before being asked to take the position of Global Color Director for Keune.  These days when she’s not in the salon or traveling the globe she is hard at work helping Keune Chemists create new color palettes to expand the creative freedom of haircolorists around the world.   While she does book up months in advance, she most loves doing in salon classes!  Contact her on IG @marrietgakes and for bookings in the states email Jmills@Keune.com  If you enjoyed this podcast please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!!  https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / https://124go.com/
42:59
August 5, 2019
Make change sustainable, a conversation with Jay Williams, author of Leave Your Mark.
Performance, Behavior, Emotion, Behavior... If you listen to the first 5 minutes of this conversation Jay Twists our minds by exposing mistakes that we have been making in the hair industry for clost to 60 years.  Jay explains and illustrates why and how we have been falsely incentivising our salon teams using contests, commission and coercion. He goes on to share, before we shift our thinking we have to understand it, validating how thinking drives emotion and emotion drives performance. He also shares how to take an idea and make it applicable to our day to day lives.  Purchase Jays book Leave Your Mark and connect with him @ http://www.jaywilliamsco.com/ All profits go to stopping human trafficking.  If you enjoyed this episode, let us know in instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ and visit our website https://124go.com/
54:50
July 29, 2019
Getting Both Feet In! A Conversation Nikki Lee, Owner of Statements Salon and Statements Academy.
 Getting Both Feet In! A Conversation Nikki Lee, Owner of Statements Salon and Statements Academy.  Nikki Lee is making moves and shaking up the salon industry by sharing a message of hope that has a track record of success to back it up! Nikki shares the three elements that it takes to develop a lasting career along with actual formulas to success.   While Statements Salon and Statements Academy are massively successful, it was not always this way. You'll hear about the humble beginnings of a career professional and making a difference in someone's life became the backbone of Nikki's Career. Once this decision was made to get better, she went all in by applying self-discipline every day to carry out her plan!  You can connect with Nikki @Statementsthesalon and https://www.statementsthesalon.com/  Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
48:52
July 22, 2019
Frank Gambuzza, Owner of Salon Visage and Past President of Intercoiffure.
Frank Gambuzza, Owner of Salon Visage and Past President of Intercoiffure. A lifetime of experience packed into one conversation.”Recognized as one of the top 20 hairdressers in the USA, Frank Gambuzza a Past President of Intercoiffure America/Canada, the global leading association of the hair industry’s elite, and co-owner of Salon Visage, one of America’s most acclaimed salons, with his wife and partner Belinda.”  In this conversation, Frank shares how his journey led from shining shoes in a barbershop in New Jersey to owning one of the world's prolific salons, and how he and Salon Visage and Frank’s Barbershops are staying ahead of the ever-changing beauty industry.  We cover topics like Delivering Excellence, The new reality of barbering and how it is here to stay, and advice for people in the industry. Whether you are a sophisticated multiple location salon owner or a stylist new to the industry, you’re sure to get some golden nuggets in this conversation! Enjoy! http://salonvisage.com/ https://www.facebook.com/salonvisageknoxville/\ https://www.instagram.com/salonvisageknoxville/ To connect and find out more about 124Go visit:  https://124go.com/ https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
52:38
July 15, 2019
Before you open a salon, LISTEN TO THIS! Interview with Brian Perdue.
Before you open a salon, LISTEN TO THIS! Interview with Brian Perdue.  It's a sad fact that nearly 90% of salons would go out of business if the owner was not able to do hair behind the chair. This is what Brian Perdue, owner of the @salon124group and @Keuneacademyby124, calls a technician driven business. And it’s what holds most owners back from ever experiencing real profit in their business.   In this conversation, Brian goes deep on the things you must consider before you open your doors or remodel your salon. Things like, how to choose a location or relocation, how much you should be paying in rent, how to start a training program when is it time to consider a second location, how much space you need per station, and much more!  You can connect with Brian on Instagram @124.go and 124Go.com  Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
43:47
July 8, 2019
Belief's, Confidence, Happiness and Fulfillment. With John Palmieri and Chris Sulimay
 This is the first of a three part series where John Palmieri and Chris Sulimay dive deep into the Key ideas that help a stylist have a fulfilling career behind the chair. In this conversation we talk confidence, happiness, beliefs and igniting your personal superpower! We also cover how using belief and action together can help us to live our best life both in and out of the salon!  Get to know us better at - www.124go.com and on Instagram @124.go 
52:12
July 1, 2019
#MondayMotivation, Conversations to get you fired up!
In this episode we took motivational outtakes that we are sure will get your week started off right! Topics you’ll enjoy are, Vision, Marketing, Social Media, Benchmarking, Confidence and Perseverance. In order of soundbite:  Brian Perdue, John Palmieri - @noindoorvoice,  Chris Sulimay - @chrissulimayhair, Saretta Bowerman  - @hairbysaretta, Amber Burns  - @salon124group, Chris Nedza -  Zeezor.net, Missy Megginson - @soyoureahairstylist, Leah Freeman - @Leahfreeman1 @lanzahaircare, To stay connected with us, please subscribe to the podcast and give us a follow:  @124.go / 124go.com / 124Go Salon Education on Youtube.com 
36:01
June 24, 2019
Megan Schipani, @Shmeggsandbaconn, BTC Visual Editor and Two-time One-Shot Award winner
Megan Schipani, @Shmeggsandbaconn, BTC Visual Editor and Two-time One-Shot Award winner After struggling to find her place in the career world Megan Schipani discovered hairdressing, almost by accident.  However, she quickly fell in love after doing her first creative color on a model in the salon. From there it was game on and she's been setting the hair world on fire ever since, being nominated for multiple BTC One-Shot awards and winning twice.  In this conversation, Megan shares, her story of entering the industry, some game-changing social media insight for new and veteran stylists,  and some of her secrets on creating vivid hair-color (and helping them to last). Truly an inspired conversation!!   Currently a visual editor at Behindthechair.com. On a daily, you can find her asserting her talented hands and a keen eye for beauty and detail while helping to keep #BTC social pages on point.  As well as building and maintaining relationships with stylists as an industry mentor.  You can connect with Megan on IG @Shmeggsandbaconn  Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
1:08:14
June 17, 2019
Industry Legend: Geno Stampora talks on confidence, treating people with respect, and creating an unforgettable client experience.
Geno Stampora is an expert and icon in the beauty industry and one of just 24 people recognized by the NAHA Hall of Leaders. His insights, experience, and strategies will help get you from where you are to where you want to be. With warmth and inspiration, Geno empowers you to unleash what’s inside and become your best YOU. John and Chris were able to catch up with Geno at Premiere Orlando 2019 for this inspired conversation. Where they talked about, building rapport with clients, independent education and creating an unforgettable service experience.  You can find Geno @  https://genostampora.com/
40:38
June 10, 2019
Master your Mindset with Jason Everett. Empowerment Coach, Business Mentor.
Master your Mindset with Jason Everett. Empowerment Coach, Business Mentor.  If you have never met Jason Everett, YOU are in for a treat! Imagine someone in their late 30's who looks like they are in their 20's, has childlike energy and curiosity, and the wisdom of someone who has lived lifetimes. That about sums up Jason... In this conversation, Jason shares his energy and humor with John and Chris to tackle a very serious topic - changing your mindset to create the income YOU DESERVE and the lifestyle YOU DESIRE! For most people, big dreams like these have been cast aside because of personal beliefs that we acquire from childhood or the peers that we associate with. Over time, little by little, we give up and accept living below our potential.  Jason believes that we all have the power to create and design our lives by changing our mindset and actions. This can happen by understanding a few simple, but life-changing things. (for those answers, you'll have to listen:) This is the reason why Jason started High-Performance Academy and Business Refuel over 11 years ago. Since that time Jason has helped thousands of people inside and outside of the salon industry to live as their best selves.  To follow or connect with Jason check out:  https://www.facebook.com/BusinessRefuel/ https://www.instagram.com/businessrefuel/ Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
43:32
June 3, 2019
#MomBoss Ashley Toliver Williams, Owner of Fringe Salon & Color Bar and National Chairman Eufora of Business Team
#MomBoss Ashley Toliver Williams, Owner of Fringe Salon & Color Bar and National Chairman Eufora of Business Team What is holding you back from the career and income that you deserve? What would have to change for you to get there? The answer, your perception… In this spirited conversation with Ashley Toliver-Williams, schools Chris and John and uncovers the core of what holds a lot of Hairstylists and salon service providers from attaining their goal of a lucrative career. Maybe not a surprise, that thing holding us back, is our own belief systems about our career. From her unique and compelling perspective Ashley shares that we are not artists when we are behind the chair - we are salespeople. And in believing that, we take a much different approach in everything we do in the salon.  This approach has helped Ashley grow a team of high performing stylists at Fringe Salon and Color bar in Houston TX. Now along with her partner, Timothy Humphries is now launching a Movement called Fuse Republic that will help salons and stylists raise the standards of income and professionalism for the industry as a whole.  You can connect with Ashley @ashleytoliverwilliams and @fuserepublic  Say hi to Chris and John on social: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ https://www.instagram.com/chrissulimayhair/ https://www.instagram.com/noindoorvoice/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/124GO/ If you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, salon manager or hair beauty professional, please subscribe and give us a Wicked Good Review!! Follow us on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/124.go/ / Music information: Never Wanna Grow up, by the incredible Katrina Stone.  https://artlist.io/song/6748/never-wa… Thank you for stopping by! Chris and John
42:37
May 27, 2019
China Wong #BossMom and Owner of Salon Spa W in Des Moines.
After making a career change as a corporate suit wearing professional in the Chicago area, China Wong felt herself wanting to feel more fulfilled. After doing some research she found herself pursuing a career in the beauty business and moving to Atlanta to train at the Van Michael Salon. Her career then moved her back to Chicago as a color director before she felt compelled to open her own salon in her hometown of Des Moines.  Starting over 14 years ago Salon Spa W has enjoyed double digit growth every year and grown to over Five Million Dollars in revenue in one powerhouse location.  In this conversation, we caught up with China for just a few minutes before she was going up on stage to speak with a standing room group of Salon/Spa owners. Her story is one that every salon owner and stylist will want to listen to.  You can connect with China on IG @salonspaW and @Chinawong212
31:21
May 20, 2019
Leah Freeman, Owner of Fuse Salon and Spa & Global Creative Director at Lanza Healing Haircare.
Global Educator, Salon Owner, #BossMom, Mother,  Wife, and shoe fanatic. Where and How does Leah find the time? We are glad you asked! Because in this conversation Leah spills the beans. From her early days of enrolling to cosmetology school, to developing a strong sense of personal grounding, and learning to be herself in all situations. Leah is a true force of inspiration and professionalism in the beauty industry.  In this conversation she shares some personal stories of overcoming challenge that speak to any stage of someone's career. And how “setbacks” can help you become stronger than you thought possible. We could go on with bombs dropped in this conversation - you’ll just have to give this one a listen!  You can find Leah on Instagram @Leahfreeman1 and @Lanzahaircare
45:25
May 13, 2019
#MomBoss Jenna Touwsma. How to transition from hairstylist to salon leader.
One of the hardest transitions to make in the beauty industry is to go from being a peer in the salon to becoming a leader, manager or owner. How do we make those transitions?  In this conversation #MomBoss Jenna Touwsma shares on making that journey with grace and style. She also shares on the specific goals to focus on behind the chair to become a top earner behind the chair, as well as areas of focus to keep a salon running and helping stylists to grow.  This conversation has golden nuggets for stylists, owners and managers!! @124.go / www.124go.com 
42:40
May 6, 2019
Tim Hartley, former Creative Director for Vidal Sassoon and Davines.
A romantic conversation, with a Creative Genius, from a time in hairdressing that changed the world. Tim Hartley, former Creative Director for Vidal Sassoon and Davines will probably forget more about the hair industry than most of us will ever learn. His work has been celebrated and seen worldwide and yet his spirit remains humble. In this conversation Tim shares some of what it was like in the during a time when hair fashion was being forged and his excitement for what the future of the industry holds.  Sit back, close your eyes, and enjoy this journey with Tim Hartley.  You can find Tim on Instagram @timmyhartely @124.go / 124go on FB.com  
34:44
April 29, 2019
Using hair extensions to turn transition into opportunity! A conversation with Kd Cobb @iamkdcobb
KD Cobb is the top producing hairstylist in a company of over 130 hard hitting salon pros.. But that was not always the case. After a location change KD found herself needing to accelerate her growth, it was then that she discovered how powerful adding hair extensions to her service menu could be for her clients hair, and her income.  While 1 in 4 female clients struggle with fine or thinning hair many stylists struggle having this conversation, feeling too awkward to bring it up. In this conversation KD shares the exact verbiage she uses to start this crucial conversation that offers her clients the hair of their dreams! Today, 75% of her clients have used some form of hair replacement or enhancement service and that number continues to grow! When she is not behind the chair KD travels the country for Easy Hair Pro and is the lead Hair replacement trainer in the Salon 124 Group.  Follow KD @iamkdcobb 
44:42
April 22, 2019
Misty Weeks, Head Colorist @ SR Education
Straight from her classroom at Thrive Sessions in Seattle WA. John and Chris had a chance to have a conversation about Hair Color with the Head Colorist at SR Academies.  A hairdresser from 15 years old, Former Technical Director at Tigi Misty weeks is now the Head Colorist for SR Education, where she splits her time traveling and working with professionals as well as cosmetology students just entering the salon industry.  In this conversation Misty shares her insight on how education has evolved, new techniques, where haircolor is going, ideas on in-salon training programs, and of coarse Nutella! For more check out Sallyrogerson.com / @sreacademies / @mistytgaz  
41:48
April 15, 2019
The secrets to being a top stylist! Personality, Personability and Professionalism.
Mychael Hamlin has built a long standing track record over the years for his endless commitment to excellence. This shows up in all areas of his profession from technical expertise, client relationships, service/retail sales, and definitely his clever sense of humor.  In this conversation fun Mychael shares some keys that you can use to up your game - no matter what level you are at!   Check it out!  @124.go
37:00
April 8, 2019
Cosmetology, Confidence and Tattoos, oh yes, Tatoos! A conversation with Kate Ambers, founder of @souldresserretreats.
In 2018 Kate Ambers founded Souldresser Retreats. A retreat that focuses on wellness, business, and personal development for the conscious cosmetologist.  In this conversation Kate shares how to avoid burnout by taking care of yourself, eating healthy, letting go of limiting beliefs, and Yoga. She shares about the changes that her attendees go through after taking them to an international location and spending some time unplugged in a more peaceful and more vulnerable space.  Not gonna lie, this conversation gets a little crazy ;)  Kate also shares how to stay in balance by balancing hustle with being able to build boundaries  and fill your cup. This conversation is full of humor and nuggets that can help you to enjoy your career and feel fulfilled for a lifetime.  You can find Kate @souldresserretreats and at www.souldresserretreats.com 
46:39
April 1, 2019
Taking risk. Creating the job you want. And how to build an in-salon training program.
Have you ever found yourself wanting more but didn't know how to make it happen? Maybe you've wanted to help create positive change but are not sure where to begin? Then you will definitely enjoy this conversation! Britton Monk (@brittonmonk_hair), shares how she and her family took a leap and moved cities, all in the name of wanting to give more in her career and be with a like minded culture of salon stylists.  Since that time, she has helped to grow a training team of 9 educators that help new stylists survive and thrive in their first years in the salon.  This episode is filled with nuggets for all levels of stylist, salon owners and managers! Enjoy!
38:08
March 25, 2019
Get S#@T Done!
This is a fun and insightful conversation with John Palmieri. We cover going from the idea phase to a living working system and involving others in the process!  Most stylists and salon owners are incredibly creative yet for some reason, the majority of our ideas go by the wayside (and we don't know why)! John talks about the system he uses to help to bring ideas to life through sharing some of the mistakes that he has made along the way.  So if you would like to learn to turn your activity into productivity you'll want to give this conversation a listen for sure!  @124go
43:13
March 19, 2019
Putting in the Time, Self Leadership, and Evolving in your career. A conversation with Amber Skrzypek, Technical Ambassador for Keune Haircosmetics.
An inspiring conversation on what can be achieved by putting in the work.  Amber Skrzypek, shares on her career journey and going from behind the chair, to most requested educator and Technical Ambassador.  In her short 15 year career, Amber has reached a level of success that is only topped by her humility, desire to contribute to the salon industry, and the team that she works with. This conversation takes twists and turns and leaves so many gems behind for every level of stylist!  And Hair Color! Oh Yes! Did we mention Hair Color? 
42:06
March 1, 2019
Mastering your Clientele
Hi Podcasters! Need more Clients? In this episode John Palmieri and Chris Sulimay get straight to the point on skills to mastering your clientele! @124.go / 124Go YouTube / 124Go FB.com  
42:04
February 22, 2019
Identifying and understanding your personal strengths and the strengths of others.
In this eye opening conversation Brian, John and Chris talk about different personality types and the strengths that come along with each.  They also cover surrounding yourself with people who have complimentary gifts or talents in order to accomplish more as a team.  This is definitely an enlightening conversation that you will want to listen to more than once! If you enjoy the podcast, please leave us a review. We'd love to hear your feedback! @124.go / 124Go Salon Education on Youtube
36:00
February 12, 2019
One service can add thousands of dollars to your income this year!
Got your attention? Hope so!  In this epic conversation Lindsay Guzman owner of two powerhouse salons in Denver, @ellebsalon, breaks down why micro link and beaded weave extensions are the most profitable service that you can have in your salon! Hands Down.  She also talks about the differences in other solutions offered and how to up your consultation game so you can get the best end results possible for your salon client!  This was an inspiring conversation to have - we learned a lot speaking with Lindsay and know that you will too!   @Ellebhairextensions / @ellebsalon / @ellebacademy
49:03
February 6, 2019
Talk Data to Me!
Are you a stylist, salon owner, or manager who would like to have your best yet financial year in 2019? If so, this episode of Shop Talk is a must listen! In this conversation Chris Nedza, founder of Zeezor drops bombs of info that can drastically change your earnings, and help your team to earn more than they thought they could!  You'll hear Chris share what the top 1%,  of the top 1% of stylists focus on to achieve up to $500,000 a year at their chair! Sound impossible? Well it's not, he has the data to prove it!  So grab a pen, nestel in, and get ready for Chris to blow your mind!  Connect with Chris Nezda @gozeezor / https://zeezor.net/
44:55
January 30, 2019
Preparation, Professionalism, and Hustle! A conversation with Missy Megginson, @soyoureahairstylist
Wondering what it takes to have a great career as a hairstylist?  In this conversation, Missy breaks down how to start off right in the beauty industry. And shares the steps that can keep you growing and excited about your career at all stages. Find Missy @soyoureahairstylist / www.soyoureahairstylist.com
47:13
January 24, 2019
What type of leader are you?
We are all leaders whether we know it or not. So the question is not, "Am I a leader". The question is, "What type of a leader am I".   In this episode, Brian Perdue, founder of @salon124group, talks about the Seven Gifts of a Leader. And how these natural gifts affect how we lead as well as what types of people we can surround ourselves with in order to complement our strengths.  This is a great listen for anyone who wants to better understand how to be more effective leading a team or just understand how you can add the most value when working with others. 
46:23
January 18, 2019
A conversation with Sally Rogerson
In this episode, John Palmieri and Chris Sulimay sit down with Sally and discuss her inspiring career. From a small town in England to Senior Director at Vidal Sassoon in Santa Monica CA.  Then she takes us on the journey of starting SR Education and Thrive Sessions and she recently opened Advanced Academy! Truly an inspirational story of success through persistence and putting in the work!  You can find Sally on IG @sallyrogerson or more about her advanced academy at www.sallyrogerson.com 
46:47
January 10, 2019
Having price adjustments
This is a conversation about navigating price adjustments in the salon or for individual hairstylists. Our guest stylist Rebecca Eagleson (@pinned_to_perfection_byrebecca) is a former salon manager of a location with over 20 stylists. 
32:53
January 2, 2019
Stand out in a crowd! A conversation with Amber Burns, Director of Marketing @salon124group
Stand out in a crowd! A conversation with Amber Burns, Director of Marketing @salon124group In this episode, Amber shares how to grow your business through storytelling in 2019. And some pro tips on how to differentiate yourself by sharing your every today truth. This was a super fun conversation to have, we know you'll enjoy it! 
37:47
December 26, 2018
Service is Service. A conversation with Tammy Cosper
Is purposeful customer service a dying art? In this conversation Tammy Cosper, C.O.O. of Salon 124 group, shares perspective on why it has never been more important! Plus John and Chris add some mumblings and try to make some sense!
38:07
December 20, 2018
@hairbysaretta - Hair Extensions expert, Social Media maven, and Modern Salon Top 100
Saretta Bowerman, @hairbysaretta shares her story and experience on salon life, content creation, and being a Modern Salon top 100 influencer.
40:20
December 7, 2018
Shop Talk! A podcast for Salon Professionals
The very first episode of Shop Talk! In this episode, Brian Perdue shares his story and some history of the Salon 124 Group in the Atlanta area. Growing from 1 to 6 powerhouse salons and a hard-hitting cosmetology school. A great listen for any salon pro who has a growth mindset!
1:05:04
November 29, 2018