Coffee With The Boss

Chapter 10

Chapter 10

REAL. I can tell right now that this was not the plan. I didn't plan on being a YOUNG, FEMALE, entrepreneur.   It's not really like I had a choice at the time though either. Was I suppose to go busting through the doors of another salon and say "Look, here's the deal - we're not using this, this and this product because i'm allergic to it. K? Oh and and we will only be using this and that to clean. That line of products you have been using for the last 10 years will no longer be used and...

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Chapter 9

Chapter 9

REALness. RAWness.   So, go ahead, Breathe this in.   No. This blog is not an attention grab. No. This blog is not for some free publicity. This is life AND all of this is the cruel truth. Everyday isn’t a walk in the park.   Blogging is a challenge. Blogging true facts is hard is hard enough. But, what is the most difficult — blogging life experiences and feelings.   Blogging MY experiences as a business probably aren’t exactly the same as yours or someone you know. And they won’t be. So go ahead. Disagree with me. Fight my...

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Chapter 8

Chapter 8

REAL. The first few chapters of my blog were written months before I even released them. Why? It’s scary. Scary for people to know what’s going on. Will they understand? Will they even care? Or worse. Will they believe a word you say? It’s a frightening thing - feeling vulnerable. Especially in today's world.   Not every day is a good day (we've covered this), but when a guest walks through those doors - I better damn well have a smile on and some positive, welcoming body language happening. Being the owner means - home life stays at the door...

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Chapter 7

Chapter 7

Let’s talk about the good days. Because they DO exist! For all of us.   REAL.   I LOVE my regular clientele! Don’t get me wrong - I love fresh faces and meeting new people too! I am ALWAYS open to this!! But sometimes, when you get to know your clients - like really know them and they come in to the shop for their monthly service... It makes the day easier somehow... How’s the baby? How is Hubbs and the new puppy?!   We get to know each other and bond! My client brings me an iced coffee -...

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Let The Tears Fall~

Let The Tears Fall~

Everyday in the business world is a challenge. . . . Everyday your fighting. Sometimes you get a piece of this 'SUCCESS' Other days you’re fighting just to keep a smile on. Sometimes we have events. We get excited and ready. We get dressed up. We have everything ready. The atmosphere is lit up, the store is decorated. The staff is ready for the customers and then sometimes it just doesn't work out. You will always have your amazing customers. The ones who show up to support you. The ones who bring a smile to your face and keep you...

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