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The Beautiful Hustle

The Beautiful Hustle

By Phillip Procopio and Jessica Saunders
Connecting the heart to the hustle of the beauty industry
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Commission VS Booth Rental
In today's episode we talk the top 5 reasons stylists leave a commission salon for booth rental.
01:07:13
June 21, 2022
Catch Up with Us
This week we sit down and just catch up with Phillip and Jessica. 
01:03:16
May 23, 2022
We're talking boundaries, and so much more with Naomi Dove, Deron Edwards, & Tiffany Quick
This week, Phillip was at a conference for all the North American Educators and caught up with Deron Edwards @deron.edward.hair , Naomi Dove @avedaitgirl #avedaitgirl , and Tiffany Quick @poisonviolet007
56:19
May 09, 2022
Our Most Asked About Topics Part 2
We're sitting down again and talking about our most asked about topics.  This week it's the hot topic all over social media...PTO, Vacation, Sick Time.  Times are changing and our industry needs to catch up. 
44:49
April 18, 2022
Our Most Asked About Topics Part 1
This week we sit down and talk about our most asked about topics.  This week we talk about the dreaded Dress Code.  We also dive into the question of "My team is lazy, what do I do?"  If you've ever thought that...you definitely want to tune in,.
51:15
April 04, 2022
The One About Hiring
This week we tackle the massive topic of hiring!  We go through 3 of the 4 stages of hiring; Pre-Recruiting, Recruiting, and The Interviews.  The 4th part, onboarding, we will discuss in another episode.  If you have any questions or need help with your hiring process, please reach out on instagram @phillipprocopio or jessica406saunders or you can email us thebeautifulhustlepodcast@gmail.com
01:14:16
March 21, 2022
Get inspired with Erin Thompson
This episode is sure to make you laugh and leave you inspired as a leader. Erin opens up about her personal and professional journey through the beauty industry. Be sure to follow us @jessica406saunders @phillipprocopio to stay in the loop with The Beautiful Hustle Podcast.
01:26:54
March 09, 2022
Colorbar Conversations with Erin Blume
Today Phillip sat down with Aveda Artist Erin Blume.   Donate to justice & Soul on instagram @justiceandsoul or justiceandsoul.org Follow Erin @erin_blume Follow us @phillipprocopi @jessica406saunders
26:10
February 28, 2022
Storytime #9
We're back with your favorite...Storytime!!!   Submit your craziest story from behind the chair to thebeautifulhustle@gmail.com or on instagram @phillipprocopio @jessica406saunders
22:58
February 21, 2022
The heart of Aveda Education, Wendy Prior
Today we sat down with North American Director of Education, Wendy Prior.  
49:07
February 14, 2022
Raising Prices...when, how, why!
This week Jessica and Phillip talk about the hot topic at the moment...Raising Prices.  
54:39
January 31, 2022
Colorbar Conversations with Aline Knee and Chris Black
Today is the first episode of our new segment, Colorbar Conversations.  Here we get to know Aveda Artists and talk color!   Today I'm joined by Aline Knee and Chris Black, London colorists and educators. We catch up with the two artists and talk about the new Next Generation of Full Spectrum Permanent Vegan Haircolor Treatment.  Hope over to instagram and give us all a follow @phillipprocopio @alineknee @chrisblackaveda
20:07
January 25, 2022
An episode you'll want to Steele some ideas from! Special Guest Matt Humphrey
This week we are sitting down with Matt Humphrey, owner of Steele Salon and Spa, as well the infamous Steele Barbers in Seattle, WA.   Make sure to follow us on instagram  @phillipprocopio @jessica406saunders and while you're there... @steelebarberseattle @steelebarberballard
59:12
January 17, 2022
Season 3, Let's go!
We're back for season 3 of The Beautiful Hustle!  Today we are catching up with Jessica and Phillip with what they've been up to for the past 4 months and what's on the horizon for 2022
41:47
January 10, 2022
PIVOT!!!
This week we are sitting down to catch up and talk about how to pivot when a project doesn't go as expected for needs to change. 
34:12
August 23, 2021
Your Qs, our As
This week we answer your questions you've sent into us.  If you have any questions you want us to answer on air, DM us on instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast or email us at thebeautifulhustlepodcast@gmail.com
46:31
August 03, 2021
Should you hire friends? Yes and...
This week we sit down and discuss how to navigate hiring friends to work for you and what happens when you become friends with your team members. 
41:11
July 19, 2021
The Winds of Change
On this week's episode, we catch up with some big changes in both Jessica and Phillip's lives and careers!   Follow us on instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodast @phillipprocopio @jessica406saunders
52:35
July 05, 2021
Post Pandemic Burnout
This we are talking about the massive, influx of guests coming into salons and how to avoid the B word...Burnout!
55:11
June 16, 2021
Yummy Gummies - Haley Chipman and Megan Greenhalgh from Bella Lash
Today with talk with  Haley Chipman and Megan Greenhalgh from Bella Lash.  We talk about their new wellness supplements that we are obsessed with and what's next for Bella Lash!
56:05
May 31, 2021
Storytime # 5
Your favorite, our favorite...Storytime.  This week took from the Aveda Artist Education Group on Facebook and these stories did not disappoint. 
26:04
May 11, 2021
Grace Hand Tied Extensions with Patricia Nowakowski
We are sitting down with the founder of Grace Hand Tied Extensions, Patricia Nowakowski.  We loved Patricia so much we had to have her on again.  
52:23
April 26, 2021
Clubhouse Bonus Episode - Lessons In Leadership
We have a bonus episode this week from our first Clubhouse.  If you're on clubhouse follow Jessica and Phillip for more casual talks on everything salon and spa...from leadership and culture to profit and finances
57:59
April 15, 2021
Let your light shine and your skin Glow with Megan Ulrichs
Today we are joined by Global Luxury Oils founder, Megan Ulrichs.  Instagram - @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @glo_luxury_oils www.thebeautifulhustlepodcast.com
01:12:26
April 12, 2021
Opulence and Grace with Patricia Nowakowski
This week we are joined by leader and creator or Opulent Beauty and Grace Hand Tied Extensions. 
49:03
March 30, 2021
Do more with what you've got
Today we catch up on what's been happening with Jessica and Phil.  They also talk about practical, measurable ways to increase your service dollars and revenue. 
59:07
March 22, 2021
Borboleta Beauty with Kimberly Jaynes & Cassie Dow
On today's episode, we sit down with Borboleta Beauty Founder Kimberly Jaynes and Sales Director Cassie Dow.  We talk about Kimberly's journey in creating Borboleta, new products from the company and how they handles a turbulent industry during a global pandemic.   Head over to our instagram for giveaway details. And follow Borboleta @borboleta.beauty
57:57
March 08, 2021
Storytime #4
We're here for another great story time!  We want to hear your thoughts on instagram!   Follow us on instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast
47:38
March 01, 2021
Growing Your Guests
This week we sit down and talk about growing your guests.  We talk a little bit of social media, traditional marketing vs. modern, designing your dream guest and how new stylists can build their clientele quickly.   We also talk about Jessica and Phillip's new work out routines and Phillip is starting to date again.
01:09:25
February 22, 2021
Aliens and Mermaids
This week Jessica and Phillip just sit down and randomly talk about a lot of different subjects.  Check out the instagram to see pics and more in reference to this weeks episode. Follow us on instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @phillipprocopio @jessica406saunders
32:26
February 15, 2021
Be Here With The Intention To Learn - Special Guest Kristin Rankin
This week we are joined by "The Dress Code Project" Founder, Kristin Rankin.  We sat down this week to discuss gender neutral pricing...how, when, and why!   Follow Kristin on instagram @kristinrankinhair The Dress Code Project @thedresscodeproject
01:03:09
February 08, 2021
Her Natural Hair Re Air
Todays episode we are re-airing not only our favorite, but your favorite. This is our interview with Global Director of Texture for Aveda, Renee Gadar. Give us a follow @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @jessica406saunders @phillipprocopio To learn more about the The Beautiful Hustle Podcast check out our website
01:06:33
February 01, 2021
The Year of the Consultation
Jessica and Phillip sit down to talk about consultations and their importance. Click here for the Consultation Game Phillip talks about Give us a follow @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @jessica406saunders @phillipprocopio To learn more about the The Beautiful Hustle Podcast check out our website
01:06:48
January 25, 2021
Ronnie Appel from Aura Salonware
Welcome Ronnie Appel from Aura Salonware.  Our industry's newest, premium All-In-One Software that solves real salon problems.
55:36
January 18, 2021
Story Time #3
Give us a follow @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @jessica406saunders @phillipprocopio To learn more about the The Beautiful Hustle Podcast check out our website
32:30
January 11, 2021
New Years Vibes
Jessica and Phillip sit down to talk about 2021 and their professional, personal and podcast goals.   Give us a follow @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @jessica406saunders @phillipprocopio To learn more about the The Beautiful Hustle Podcast check out our website
54:21
January 04, 2021
The Nature of Guest Relationships - Session 3 Virginia Meyer
Join us for the finale of our three part series with Virginia Meyer.  Start the new year with new vision and be ready to take on 2021. Give us a follow @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @jessica406saunders @phillipprocopio To learn more about the The Beautiful Hustle Podcast check out our website
01:04:37
January 03, 2021
Mastery - Session 2 with Virginia Meyer
Join us for part two of our three part series with Virginia Meyer.  Start the new year with new vision and be ready to take on 2021. Give us a follow @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @jessica406saunders @phillipprocopio To learn more about the The Beautiful Hustle Podcast check out our website
46:38
January 02, 2021
Fact vs Fiction - Virginia Meyer Series Session 1
Join us for a three part series with Virginia Meyer.  Start the new year with new vision and be ready to take on 2021.  Give us a follow @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @jessica406saunders @phillipprocopio To learn more about the The Beautiful Hustle Podcast check out our website
54:27
January 01, 2021
Chocolate dipped in mayo? with Phellipe Lutterbeck
This week we chat with our second international guest, Phellipe Lutterbeck.  We talk all things social media and being an international aveda artist. . Check him out on Instagram @iamlutterbeck Give us a follow @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @jessica406saunders @phillipprocopio To learn more about the The Beautiful Hustle Podcast check out our website
36:55
December 28, 2020
Serious Business with Debra Neill-Baker and Carol Augusto
BONUS EPISODE!!! This week we sit down with the co founders of the Serious Business Conference, Debra Neill-Baker and Carol Augusto. We take a dive into what goes into organizing the annual conference...from choosing speakers, the theme and what the 2021 conference will look like amid  a global pandemic.   For updates and more info on the conference visit their instagram @seriousbusinessconf Give us a follow @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @jessica406saunders @phillipprocopio  To learn more about the The Beautiful Hustle Podcast check out our website
53:17
December 24, 2020
Mister Butter Voice, Deron Edward
This week we learn about the platform of video work with Deron Edward. He walks us through his journey shares some tips on creating great video content. Check him out on Instagram @deron.edward.hair  Give us a follow @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @jessica406saunders @phillipprocopio To learn more about the The Beautiful Hustle Podcast check out our website
01:08:50
December 21, 2020
Being Social with Tatum Neill
This week we are joined by Elevate Hair Founder, Aveda Artist and social media guru, Tatum Neill.
53:47
December 14, 2020
Be You, Do you, For you.
We're excited to start out Social Media Series with none other than THE Aveda It Girl, Naomi Dove.   Follow Naomi on instagram @avedaitgirl and follow us as well @thebeautifulhustlepodcast
59:43
December 07, 2020
Storytime #2
Join us this week as we share your stories from behind the chair and in your treatment rooms.  Send us your stories: DM us on instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast or email us thebeautifulhustlepodcast@gmail.com
24:50
November 30, 2020
Her Natural Hair Would Have Never Been Seen with Renee Gadar
Today we have the honor of being joined again by Renee Gadar, the Global Artistic Director of Texture.   Follow Renee on instagram @reneesrh Follow us on Instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @phillipprocopio @jessica406saunders to support our podcast visit our website www.thebeautifulhustlepodcast.com
01:05:41
November 16, 2020
Unconscious Bias
Today we dive into a topic that can be a little uncomfortable for some.  Hopefully this episode will start the conversation in your salon and spa and begin dialogue that will create a safe space for all hair textures. 
47:46
November 09, 2020
Story Time
Join us this week as we share your stories from behind the chair and in your treatment rooms.  Send us your stories: DM us on instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast or email us thebeautifulhustlepodcast@gmail.com
28:03
November 02, 2020
The Pixicut, Covid series
Join us for our Pixicut episode where we answer all your questions. This week, we answered COVID related questions.  DM us your questions on instagram @thebuetifulhustlepodcast Email us your questions thebeautifulhustlepodcast@gmail.com
33:49
October 26, 2020
Dung Palace in Nepal with Antoinette Beenders, Aveda
We are so honored and excited to bring you our final interview for our brand take over weekend with Aveda.  We had a great time speaking with Antoinette Beenders, the Vice President of Global Professional Artistry.  Follow Antoinette on instagram @antoinettebeenders
53:52
October 25, 2020
Cutting One Hair At A Time with Ricardo Dinis, Aveda
Today we are joined by Global Artistic Director of Cutting for Aveda, Ricardo Dinis Follow Ricardo on Instagram @ricardodinis Follow us on Instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @phillipprocopio @jessica406saunders to support our podcast visit our website www.thebeautifulhustlepodcast.com
40:39
October 24, 2020
The Power of a Whisper with Rene Gadar, Aveda
Today we are joined by Global Artistic Director of Texture, Renee Gadar. Follow Renee on instagram @reneesrh Follow us on Instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @phillipprocopio @jessica406saunders to support our podcast visit our website www.thebeautifulhustlepodcast.com
41:59
October 24, 2020
Confidently Non Confident with Janell Geason, Aveda
Today we are joined by Global Artistic Director of Makeup for Aveda, Janell Geason.  Follow Janell on Instagram @jgeason Follow us on Instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @phillipprocopio @jessica406saunders to support our podcast visit our website www.thebeautifulhustlepodcast.com
48:44
October 24, 2020
Gas stations, laundry mats and casinos with Ian Michael Black, Aveda
This episode we have the pleasure of chatting with Ian Michael Black, Global Director of Hair Color at Aveda. He shares his way of navigating the global pandemic while renovating a new home and adjusting to a virtual way of working. His laugh is contagious and he is absolutely charming.  Check out his stunning work on Instagram @ianmichaelblack. Follow us on Instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @phillipprocopio @jessica406saunders to support our podcast visit our website www.thebeautifulhustlepodcast.com
48:47
October 23, 2020
One comb, one brush, two clips with Bea Carmichael, Aveda
Today we're joined by Global Educator at Aveda, Bea Carmichael. Bea talks with us about creating amazing editorial and stage work, how she got started in the industry, and what life looks like for this UK hair dresser during a global pandemic. Follow her on instagram, @beacarmichael13 Follow us on Instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @phillipprocopio @jessica406saunders to support our podcast visit our website www.thebeautifulhustlepodcast.com
41:24
October 23, 2020
Let A Free Bird Fly with Keri Davis-Duffy
Today we had the pleasure of interviewing Keri Davis-Duffy, the owner of Gila Rut salons in San Diego, Ca and co-founder of Beauty Backbone.  We talked about Keri's beginnings, her rise to the top of the industry, and how her and her team are navigating the waters of the Global Pandemic of 2020.   Follow her on instagram, twitter, and Facebook @keridavis and @beautybackbone Follow us on Instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast @phillipprocopio @jessica406saunders to support our podcast visit our website www.thebeautifulhustlepodcast.com
57:05
October 19, 2020
The C Word
Today Jess and Phillip talk about "The C Word"...COVID-19.  Join them as they talk about how Phillip moved and started with a new company in the middle of quarantine, how Jess went from traveling 4 days a week to being a stay at home mom with a toddler, and how they are navigating the unknown.   Don't forget to hit the subscribe button and follow us on instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast. Until next time, Stay beautiful and keep hustling. 
47:48
October 12, 2020
Invisible Hair Flip
It's time for Phillip to be in the hot seat.  Join us as Jessica interviews Phillip and we get to learn about his childhood, how he became a hair dresser and what's next for him. Don't for get to follow us on instagram @ thebeautifulhustlepodcast And until next time, STAY BEAUTIFUL AND KEEP HUSTLING
24:53
October 08, 2020
Ladies First
Welcome to the first episode of The Beautiful Hustle!  Before we dive into the salon and spa industry, we want to introduce ourselves.  Phillip is interviewing Jessica so you can get to knower her better.  Don't forget to follow us on instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast Until next, STAY BEAUTIFUL AND KEEP HUSTLING. 
28:11
October 05, 2020
The Beautiful Hustle Trailer
Join us as we begin The Beautiful Hustle Podcast.  Subscribe to stayed updated with the latest interviews from industry leaders, thoughtful conversations and some fun.  Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. And don't forget to follow us on instagram @thebeautifulhustlepodcast
01:51
September 21, 2020