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100K Hairstylist Podcast

100K Hairstylist Podcast

By James Gartner
How do I grow behind the chair as a hairstylist? Become a 100k Hairstylist? Get booked out? How to open a salon? Become a successful salon owner? These are just some of the big questions that hairstylist and salon coach James Gartner digs into on the 100k Hairstylist Podcast. With mini hairstylist and salon owner growth courses and guides, each episode is designed to help you take immediate action on the most important strategies for becoming a top stylist and salon owner. Discover why thousands of stylists and salon owners turn to James to make sense of salon business.
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#17 How To Do an Amazing Client Consultation | Hairdresser Tips
Ever realize you’re not on the same page with your client? Have you ever done a correction that could have been avoided with a thorough consultation? If so, this episode is going to add a ton of value to your career as a hairstylist as I share these top hairdresser tips! Delivering an amazing consultation is one of the most important systems to a hairstylist's success. When you follow and master how to do an amazing consultation you will see an immediate improvement in your guest experience. Your guests will be excited to come back and tell all their friends and family about you.  As a bonus you'll make more of that money, girl! Most hairstylists think they know how to do an amazing consultation but always seem to keep having guests coming back to the salon for corrections. Or even worse the guest goes to a different salon to get it fixed and never sees that person again. After a decade of trial and error, I’ve learned the secret to an amazing consultation that I’ve taught to all of the hair artists I’ve worked with. It’s worked to cut down on the corrections in the salon, helped get them booked out through referrals, and allowed them to make that money! Today I’m going to share the system with you so that you can have the same results too. I’m also hosting a free training all about gaining new clients FAST! Check it out at https://www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks _____ FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast. Sign up for the free training here: Visit www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks _____ SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST: 🎙iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/100k-hairstylist-podcast/id1540162586 🎙Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3eTQmHAKEALrPzP2r2gFJa 🎙Google Play: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8zYzYzYWZiMC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== _____ Say hi on social: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gartnerjames Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/James.Gartner1 _____
18:35
March 15, 2021
#16 How to Raise Your Prices as a Hairstylist and Charge Your Worth
Have you been charging the same prices in the salon for a while? Are you thinking about potentially raising your prices as a hairstylist? Does the thought of raising your prices give you anxiety? If so, then this episode is definitely for you! Raising your prices as a hairstylist can make or break your business and it’s critical to know exactly when to raise your prices so that you can KEEP your guests, INCREASE your income, and live a life you LOVE. What most hairstylists do when it comes time to raise their prices is look to other salons and see what they are charging. Or even worse, just guess-timate what their prices should be. Sadly this is the exact OPPOSITE way you should be analyzing your prices. You have to charge your worth and it doesn’t have to be overwhelming and scary... I’ve successfully raised my prices over the course of a 20 year career as a hairstylist and raised prices for the team in our top 200 salon too. In this episode I will share with you the ins and outs of raising your prices as a hairstylist so that you don't lose customers, can finally charge what you’re worth, and create an income and life you love. Let’s get started… _____ FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast. Sign up for the free training here: Visit www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks _____ SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST: 🎙iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/100k-hairstylist-podcast/id1540162586 🎙Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3eTQmHAKEALrPzP2r2gFJa 🎙Google Play: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8zYzYzYWZiMC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== _____ Say hi on social: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gartnerjames Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/James.Gartner1 _____
26:09
March 8, 2021
#15 How To Manage and Make More Money as a Hairstylist
Want to be able to manage, make, and save MORE money and become financially free as a hairstylist? If you’re ready to manage and make more money as a hairstylist watch this video! I believe that having financial freedom and saving money for the future should be every hairstylist’s goal. Surprisingly though, that’s not the norm for most stylists. Imagine it’s the last paycheck of the month, you open the pantry and realize you are in need of a grocery visit. You open your bank app on your phone and realize there’s only $60 left in your account! Next paycheck doesn’t show up for a week and you start to realize you need gas, your amazon prime bill is still due… Where did all the money go?? How did it go so fast?? This situation describes “too much month at the end of the money” quite perfectly, doesn't it? Is this how you live some months? Do you want help breaking this cycle so you can actually start managing, saving, and making more money as a hairstylist? Or maybe you live in a place where everything is paid, but you feel deprived with nothing left and want to learn to better manage your money so you can save and make even more money. In this video I’ll share how to manage and make more money as a hairstylist! As I’ve worked to manage and organize my business, I learned how to make MORE money as hairstylist with this perfect plan and process. Disclaimer: These are the methods that have worked for me but you should always consult a financial advisor. _____ FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast. Sign up for the free training here: Visit www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks Say hi on social: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gartnerjames Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/James.Gartner1
19:13
March 1, 2021
#14 Social Media Tips To Get More Clients as a Hairstylist
Give me 15 minutes and I will help you gain at least 2 new clients using social media. Yep you read that right- I’m sharing all of my social media tips that will get you more clients as a hairstylist! If you’ve ever seen those online programs that are designed to help you build your books and are wondering what it’s all about...Then this episode is your jam. When hairstylists think about going on social media to get more clients they consider how much work they are going to have to put in and simply dismiss it because they don’t know where to start. If you ignore going on social media to get more clients because you’re worried about the time and effort you have to put in, you’ll miss out on an incredible opportunity to build your clientele. Not using social media to get more clients will keep you slow and unhappy behind the chair. Getting more clients on social media can be easy though if you follow these tips! As a hairstylist, you can build your clientele with some simple online systems like social media, and the best part is you don't even have to do the “work” yourself if you don't want or have time to. If you’re ready to find out what all the hype is about watch this episode to get more clients using these top social media tips. I’ll be going over some select lessons from my full FREE training “why it’s so slow in the salon and how to fix it”. You can find that training at gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks _____ FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast. Sign up for the free training here: Visit www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks _____ SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST: 🎙iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/100k-hairstylist-podcast/id1540162586 🎙Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3eTQmHAKEALrPzP2r2gFJa 🎙Google Play: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8zYzYzYWZiMC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== _____ Say hi on social: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gartnerjames Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/James.Gartner1 _____
15:44
February 22, 2021
#13 Tips for What To Do During Slow Days at the Salon | New Hairstylists
If you’re feeling a bit slow behind the chair, sitting in the back room for what seems like forever, and just wanting to create a game plan to have your books filled in the future...then this episode is for you! Knowing what to do during slow days at the salon will help you to set up a future that has your books full and busier days ahead! If you don’t learn these tips for what to do during slow days at the salon, things will remain the same, and you will continue to have slow days. When most stylists face slow days at the salon they head to the backroom and complain about how slow it is, blaming the salon for not doing enough marketing. But spending your slow days in the backroom complaining makes your business suffer, and will keep your career at the slow pace it’s going. Spending those slow days in the back room being negative will ultimately make you become resentful of your place of employment and the industry! It does NOT have to be this way though. In this episode I’m going to share with you the same tips I discovered during those slow days in our top 200 salon that will teach you what to do with that time. If you follow these top tips fow what to do during slow days at the salon you will be on the path to a more steady schedule and paycheck! If you’re ready to say goodbye to slow days and hello to full books, watch this episode and send it to a friend who needs to hear these top tips for what to do during slow days at the salon! _____ FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast. Sign up for the free training here: Visit www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks _____ SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST: 🎙iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/100k-hairstylist-podcast/id1540162586 🎙Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3eTQmHAKEALrPzP2r2gFJa 🎙Google Play: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8zYzYzYWZiMC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== _____ Say hi on social: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gartnerjames Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/James.Gartner1
14:16
February 15, 2021
#12 Tips to Becoming a Confident Hair Stylist | Building Confidence and Competency
Have you ever had that awkward silence with a salon guest?... If you ever find yourself feeling like you need the confidence that top stylists possess… Then this episode of the 100k hairstylist is for you… Confidence is a skillset and you can totally acquire that skill with a little training and sweat equity. It is so important to know these top tips to becoming a confident hair stylist and to start building competency! If you don’t become a confident hair stylist there is a cost… I have seen all types of hair stylists in the industry and the ones who are really making that money are the ones who have built that confidence and competency up. But the shy and quiet ones often appear “out of place” and the customer can feed off it, taking it as a lack of skill and confidence in their craft. That’s why it is so important to become a confident hair stylist! Most stylists who lack confidence ignore their lack of confidence and just make excuses for themselves by saying things like, “I don't like to talk”. Studies have shown that a successful hairstylist is made up of 80% confidence and 20% skill. Becoming a confident hair stylist with built up competency is part of the job! Customers want and crave a relationship with the person who is doing their hair. They not only want to look beautiful, they want to feel beautiful too, and you can help them do that by becoming a confident hair stylist. The hard numbers are proof of this. The hair stylists who don’t have confidence have low retail percentages, low retention numbers, less service dollars sold, and less tips. If this is you...DON’T WORRY….As a top 200 salon owner and coach, I have helped many people on their path to becoming confident Hair Stylists. In this episode I share some of their stories with you so that you can jump start your journey to building confidence and your income! You’ll learn all of the tips to becoming a confident hair stylist who has built up competency! Watch this episode and be sure to check out my NEW FREE training that will help you get booked up and take your career to the next level! Visit www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks
10:09
February 8, 2021
#11 What To Do When a Client Is Unhappy | Hairstylist Tips
If you ever had a customer that was not happy with the outcome of their hair… If you ever had a salon guest who was frustrated or just down right irritated….Then this episode is for you. In this episode you’ll learn what to do when a client is unhappy and get all the hairstylist tips to handle unhappy client situations. Unhappy clients can be difficult to handle but if you are armed with the right systems, you can completely turn an unhappy client’s experience around and have them talking positive things when they leave! But if you are not equipped with the right strategy to deal with unhappy clients… you could end up pushing them to become even more angry and leave you a bad review online. Not knowing what to do when a client is unhappy can lead to a few or more bad online reviews which could be detrimental to your entire business. In the ten years owning a top salon in the nation, we have had a few incidents with clients who were unhappy that we learned from and were able to build preventative processes out of it. In this episode, I am going to show you exactly how we handle clients who are unhappy in the salon and give you hairstylist tips so that you can turn an unhappy client’s experience around and have them leave on a positive note too! Watch now and learn what to do the next time you find yourself with an unhappy client. _____ FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast. Sign up for the free training here: https://www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks _____ SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST: 🎙iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/100k-hairstylist-podcast/id1540162586 🎙Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3eTQmHAKEALrPzP2r2gFJa 🎙Google Play: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8zYzYzYWZiMC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== _____ Say hi on social: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gartnerjames Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/James.Gartner1
21:51
February 1, 2021
#10 How To Become Fast at Doing Hair To Increase Serving Timing | Business Tips for New Hair Stylists
If you ever see a fellow stylist in the salon start and finish a color application and say “you are so fast!” If you are frustrated because you want in on how to become fast at doing hair too… then this video is for you! Because… There are ways you can become fast at doing hair to increase serving timing with precision too! If you just accept the fact that you’re not fast at doing hair, labeling yourself as slow and say “it is what it is”, things get really ugly. What most people do when they are slow is make excuses and take short cuts. But for most this never works. That’s why learning how to become fast at doing hair to increase serving time is key for these reasons: If you don’t learn how to become fast at doing hair to increase serving timing you risk losing customers because they get tired of waiting for you to finish a previous guest and not respecting their time. When you don’t know how to do hair fast to increase serving time, customers feel like you cut corners in their service and do not appreciate that. (they will notice) The guest service team will not want to book customers with you and you risk not growing as a hair stylist who knows how to do hair fast! But it does NOT have to be like this, you too can increase your service timing by learning how to become fast at doing hair while still having precision. I’ve got some tips that WORK for increasing your serving time and becoming a hair stylist who is fast at doing hair! I've proven them myself and for the artists I train as well. They will work for you too. Head on into this episode and get on a path that will have your fellow peers saying “you are so fast” too! _____ FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast. Sign up for the free training here: https://www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks
13:38
January 18, 2021
#9 Surviving Your First Year as a Hair Stylist
So you are out in the field and beginning your first year as a hairstylist. It can be really scary not knowing what to expect, but even more scary without a plan for your first year. Knowing how to survive your first year as a hairstylist is crucial to the success of your career.    If you do nothing and just coast through your first year without a plan, you can fail miserably. You could end up with a ton of corrections, unhappy guests, and not growing your business as a new hairstylist. You may even end up disliking the career and exit entirely!    But it does not have to be this way as you start out your first year as a new hairstylist. If you plan your work and work your plan, you will be on a fast track to not only surviving, but succeeding within your first year.   I’ve coached countless new hairstylists that are entering the industry and have grown them to be fully booked in less than a year.  With the right plan you can grow fast, build your skills, and succeed in your first year too!    Watch this episode and learn the plan that will get you on the path to success during your first year as a hairstylist!   If you want to take your skills to the next level attend my FREE TRAINING at www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks  _____ FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast.   Sign up for the free training here: https://www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks
22:22
January 11, 2021
#8 What to Expect as a Salon Assistant
Are you looking to start your salon career but not sure where to begin? Or are you wondering if you should assist before becoming a hairstylist? Becoming a salon assistant sets you up for a successful salon career! Knowing what to expect as a salon assistant is the first step to beginning a successful salon career. Not becoming a salon assistant could hinder your growth to becoming a successful hair stylist. I spent time as a salon assistant to grow my skill set and launch my salon career. I’ve shared my experience and what to expect as a salon assistant with my students to prepare them for success. Knowing the do’s and don’ts of being a salon assistant allowed them to grow successful salon careers in no time. Watch this video to know what to expect as a salon assistant so you can start your salon career and become a successful hair stylist! _____ FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast. Sign up for the free training here: https://www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks HAIR STYLIST GROWTH ACCELERATOR COURSE: https://www.gartnerjames.com/hairstylistgrowth _____ SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST: 🎙iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/100k-hairstylist-podcast/id1540162586 🎙Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3eTQmHAKEALrPzP2r2gFJa 🎙Google Play: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8zYzYzYWZiMC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== _____ Say hi on social: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gartnerjames Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/James.Gartner1
18:37
January 4, 2021
#7 How to Find a Salon Job as a New Cosmetologist
Most new hairstylists find themselves in the same position after they graduate beauty school - Where do I go from here?    If you wait on getting your license and finding a salon job you may never end up entering your career and this happens more often than you’d think.     In this episode we are going over the key things to look for when finding a salon job. These tips are great for both the new stylist and experienced looking to find their next salon job.    I have taught these tips to many of my students and they have all gone on to achieve great success and long term happiness in their chosen salon. They have all found salon jobs and are living their dreams. You can have the same results after you acquire these job search skills and learn how to find a salon job as a new or experienced cosmetologist.     Watch or listen to this episode and share it with a friend who is finding a salon job. And don't forget to like and subscribe for more content like this! _____   FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair?  I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast.   Sign up for the free training here: https://www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks
17:48
December 28, 2020
#6 How to Succeed in a Salon Interview
This video will teach you how to succeed in a salon interview! Once you find the salon job of your dreams it can be hard to succeed in a salon interview. It’s even worse when you don’t know what to expect or how to prepare for a salon interview. What most hairstylists do when facing an interview is pray and hope for the best when they show up. But for most this does not work out. You end up unprepared and it shows that you did nothing to prep yourself for the interview. I’ve had a fair share of my salon interviews, and I struggled to get through them too. Once I learned how to succeed in interviewing at salons, I was able to get the salon job of my dreams. From becoming a celebrity hair artist to owning my own salon, it all started when I figured out how to succeed in salon interviews! I developed some interviewing do’s and don'ts that worked for me and countless other people who I have taught them to. Some of my students who acquired these skills  have even gone on to use these tips to interview with product lines and become educators. It worked for them and it will work for you too. So It's your turn to master the skill of interviewing. Watch this video to learn how to succeed in a salon interview and get the salon job you’ve been dreaming of. Whether it’s your first job as a cosmetologist or your next one, knowing how to succeed in a salon interview is the most important step to getting that salon job! _____ FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast. Sign up for the free training here: https://www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks _____ Subscribe and never miss an episode!
20:24
December 21, 2020
#5 How to Be a Successful Cosmetologist
Watch this video to learn how to be a successful cosmetologist!      If you ever wonder what the top hair stylists have that make them so successful... if you become frustrated trying to figure out how to become successful in your cosmetology career.... then this message is for you. Here's why...   Most top hairstylist cant tell you why because it is something they just do without even realizing it. But once they developed these skills their careers took off.   If you just continue to be a sitting duck in the back room and not try to figure out the skillset you will be a broke stylist  with empty books.  When I created a training program for our top 200 salon I was forced to sit down and write out all the skills that made up our top performers.  It upped my game and countless others in our salon growing them at rapid speed.  I am going to share the top skills sets with you today and why they are important. This way you can identify what you need to work on and get the support you need to flourish.    It’s time to become the successful cosmetologist you’ve always wanted to be...  Save your seat in my FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast. Learn these top skills and launch your cosmetology career towards success.   Sign up for the free training here: https://www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks   Take my signature course: https://www.gartnerjames.com/hairstylistgrowth
20:06
December 14, 2020
#4 Tips to Pass the Cosmetology State Board Exam
These tips will help you pass the cosmetology state board exam! Don’t take your state board exam without knowing these tips for passing first. Watch this video to learn how to become a successful hair stylist, starting with passing your state board exam and graduating cosmetology school. If you want to learn all the tips to passing your cosmetology state board exam and succeeding in beauty school, then this video is for you! _____ Show notes: https://gartnerjames.com FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast.   Sign up for the free training here: https://www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks
16:24
December 7, 2020
#3 Tips for Succeeding in Beauty School
Knowing these tips will help you succeed in Beauty School! Before you start Beauty School you must know these tips for success. In this week's episode I’ll be sharing all of the do’s and don’ts of going to Beauty School and how to be successful all the way through it. Set yourself up for success in beauty school by learning these top tips! _____ Show notes: https://gartnerjames.com FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast.   Sign up for the free training here: https://www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks
21:29
November 30, 2020
#2 How to Become a Cosmetologist
In today's episode we are taking it to the very beginning starting with those that are interested in becoming a cosmetologist & hairstylist.   -What are the career opportunities in cosmetology  -What to expect in cosmetology -Enrollment requirements for becoming a cosmetologist -What it costs to a be a cosmetologist -How long it takes to become a cosmetologist  -What you really learn -How to get licensed and launch your career as a cosmetologist _____  Show notes: https://gartnerjames.com FREE TRAINING: Want to learn how to build your books behind the chair? I’ll show you the exact methods I have used to grow myself and countless other hairstylists fast.   Sign up for the free training here: https://www.gartnerjames.com/fillmybooks
36:23
November 23, 2020
#1 Mindset | Become a Successful Hairstylist
You can become a successful hairstylist with THIS mindset! It's easy to compare ourselves to others on social media but it's time to calm that inner saboteur and get into a successful mindset to become a successful hairstylist. In this episode of the 100K Hairstylist we will look at 3 tips to having a successful mindset and becoming a successful hairstylist! Show Notes: https://gartnerjames.com
23:25
November 20, 2020
100k Hairstylist Official Trailer
How do I grow behind the chair as a hairstylist? Become a 100k Hairstylist? Get booked out? How to open a salon? Become a successful salon owner? These are just some of the big questions that hairstylist and salon coach James Gartner digs into on the 100k Hairstylist Podcast. With mini hairstylist and salon owner growth courses and guides, each episode is designed to help you take immediate action on the most important strategies for  becoming a top stylist and salon owner. James specialty is getting into the trenches with you. Discover why thousands of stylists and salon owners turn to James Gartner to generate more profits and make sense of the systems to running  a successful beauty business.  *** For more episodes and show notes visit https:/www.gartnerjames.com/podcast For more about James Gartner go to https://www.gartnerjames.com Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe today!
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November 11, 2020