Episode 104

Antony Whitaker

Podcast Length: 16 min | Date Published: 24th August 2021

In this episode, I talk about salons in a post covid world and the emotional, financial and business roller-coaster of the last 18 months and what that means to you.

Depending on where you live in the world will determine whereabouts on the roller-coaster ride you currently are and why you need to stop and think about your options as you navigate your way through the next 6 -12 months.

In this Episode:

[0:00:44] The importance of continually assessing where we are in our lives and our businesses.

[0:01:44] A Mike Tyson quote which reflects the experience of people across the world as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

[0:03:51] Navigating work in a post-lockdown United Kingdom. 

[0:04:10] Vulnerabilities in the salon industry that were highlighted by the pandemic.  

[0:05:17] Adaptive strategies which allowed some salons to thrive during lockdowns. 

[0:07:12] The time of recovery that we are currently in, and the reality that salon owners are now facing. 

[0:08:10] Business elements that salon owners should focus on reinventing. 

[0:09:48] How the vision of salon owners needs to evolve.   

[0:12:20] A major obstacle to achieving success as a salon owner. 

[0:13:06] “If you want to grow, you need to plan for growth.”

[0:13:30] How the world looked in the decade that followed the last global pandemic.

[0:13:45] What we do and don’t know about the future.

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