It’s the season you love to hate when it comes to holiday nail appointments. The whole month of October is crickets, and then in November and December, in rushes every client you’ve ever known!
As a beauty entrepreneur you never want to turn a client down and lose money, however, unless you are willing to work until midnight throughout the holiday season (which some of us do) you must put a plan in place for holiday scheduling and booking.
Decide now what’s workable for you without burning yourself out this holiday season. One of the worst things you can do is go into the holidays without knowing your work limits. If you can work 10-hour days, 6 days straight and you’re comfortable with that, do it, but don’t stress yourself out trying to do too much when you know you have other obligations and responsibilities.
Planning your life, which includes your business is the key to preventing unnecessary holiday stress. Sure you want to make as much money as you can during this time, however, balancing your work/life is just as important. Implementing a holiday plan will help you control your work schedule and your life. Here are two ways to
The key to beating the stress that comes with holiday scheduling is to have a plan and streamline your process. Think about what you have done in the past that worked for you and build on that. Happy Holiday Scheduling!
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In this post, we outlined specific actions you can take to be proactive and plan your holiday schedule. We also talked about the best ways to implement and communicate it with your clients. Still not sure how to set yourself up for success this holiday season? These classes can help:
Organization and Planning Online ClassAs a creative, winging it is one of your superpowers, however for long-term consistent success you need organization and planning skills. This online class is designed to inspire the creative mind to fully embrace and implement planning and organization at every level of their career.
Goal Setting Basics Online Class
Goals help us get to where we want to go. This holiday season, go beyond winging it with this online class and be intentional in what you want to achieve in business and in life.
Tiffani Douglas is an author, speaker, beauty-marketing consultant and licensed nail technician with over 20 years experience in the beauty industry.
A graduate of the University of Kentucky, Tiffani worked her way through college as a manicurist to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism, with a concentration in strategic marketing. After college, she went on to work in corporate America as a marketing and media maven, but ever passionate about the beauty industry, she founded her own mobile spa.
During that time she also began consulting other beauty professionals in the areas of marketing and branding, which sparked an idea to write two e-books, Social Media Marketing: A Guide for Beauty Professionals and Are You a True Beauty Professional– 7 Practical Steps to Being More Professional, Upgrading Your Business and Increasing Your Revenue. She recently released her first published book, Straight Outta Beauty School - 10 Things You Need to Know and Do After You Graduate.
Tiffani resides in Dallas, Texas where she continues to inspire beauty pros young and old by offering them the tools they need to grow personally and professionally.
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