Best Advice: Jay Small on Career

We met Paul Mitchell Trainer and Platform Artist Jay Small at the recent JPMS Business rEvolution event during a tour of the "Salon Economies" installation. A successful stylist as well as an experienced educator, Small brings a thoughtful and intelligent point of view to any discussion of the salon business and related career best practices.  Today, we feature his best advice related to building a great career. Stay tuned for more about and from Small in the coming weeks. 

About: Gordon is Senior Director of Digital at American Salon where he works with the entire editorial team as well as with the considerable resources of parent company Questex to bring you stories, resources and more, 24/7. Gordon can be found online at or as @gordnm on Instagram. In real-time, you can find Gordon at major beauty events where he often teaches classes on business and career development as well as best practices in digital and social media.  Email Gordon at [email protected].

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