Imagine what you could do, and how much your lifestyle could improve, if you were no longer consumed by the need to deal with the myriad of rules, regulations and mind numbing paraphernalia associated with running a traditional hairdressing or beauty salon?
Over the years I’ve employed numerous salon managers, salon coordinators, accountants, bookkeepers, lawyers and consultants to help me negotiate the constant flow of rules and regulations that go with running your own salon. The downside to all this was the copious and never-ending amount of paperwork and the constant need to stay abreast of ever-changing hairdressing award, government regulations, staff requirements, occupational safety and health laws, the health act and so on, and so on! Often, it felt totally consuming, leaving little time for other equally important things… like cutting hair, marketing and growing the business, or simply being able to walk away from your business having guilt-free time off!
If you’ve been operating a traditional beauty or hair salon for some time, it may be safe to assume that you’re secretly, at some stage along your journey, you’ve wished you could find a way out of dealing with the countless polava!
Maybe its time to ask yourself “Is this business running me or am I running this business?” - Though clichéd, the answer to this question and the reality is often ignored by small to medium sized business owners.
If its time to reclaim your lifestyle then maybe its time to switch your beauty salon over to a rent a chair business model rather than the traditional, “work all week just to pay the rent” business model?
Within months of switching your salon over to the new system, you will experience the luxury of TIME – having the time to do what you wish when you wish. You’ll be amazed at how liberated you feel and in no time at all you’ll experience a wonderful sense of conscious being. You’ll be free to create once more, take on new projects, start a new salon maybe, develop your own product range, add more services to your establishment menu or up-skill by taking a business course in marketing – whatever. It’s all out there, waiting for you. Instead of running a recruitment agency as you do now, you’ll actually have a life!
Just imagine how it would feel if all you had to be concerned with was collecting a fat rent cheque from your renters each month? When I made the switch to rent a chair I went from working a 70-hour week, just barely covering rent and wages, to a 24 hour week pocketing in excess of $4000 clear per week. I don’t care what kind of small or even mid sized salon you’re running, very few salons clear for its owner a $4000 bonus each week. Think about it for a moment. Most simply don’t make the switch because they’re too scared. I know I was for years until I took the plunge and liberated myself and my lifestyle.
Are you ready to “Take back your life”?