Salon Coaching Tips: When to Say Yes and No

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Learning when and how to say yes or no is a common challenge stylists face throughout their career. Young hairdressers want to capitalize on opportunities and often times struggle with saying no. When hairdressers become more established, they can afford to say no to things that don't benefit them financially, artistically or otherwise—and that's okay.

Listen below as Andrew Carruthers (@andrew.carruthers), director of education for Sam Villa, shares tips on when to say yes and no to create life balance, while still taking advantage of opportunities.

About: Sam Villa is Global Artistic Ambassador for Redken and Founding Partner of the Sam Villa brand (Allvus, LLC), designed to bring “More Sam to More People.” The educational world of this Favorite Platform Artist and Educator (2012, 2011 and 2007), Favorite Overall Educator of the Year (2015), can be experienced on

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