steve duross - craftsman. artisan. entrepreneur. musings on running and growing a small business

whichever way the wind is blowing

more often than not, our paths are determined by outside forces. as much as any one of us might enjoy the notion of control, the only thing we can really control is our reaction to events. case in point.

the better part of last week and this has been a free for all with cutting and color. a dress rehearsal for the staff to begin settling into the salon space and finding their mojo. as it happens, we discussed with the state board this idea of training the staff in advanced techniques. it's paid off handsomely. each day we go through the paces of barbering, turning good cuts into great ones. testing our limits with colors and highlights. creating offers and vouchers that will move us into the next month, a challenge i know we are ready to meet.