Best Advice: Ted Gibson on Going After Your Dreams

Ted Gibson is one of the worlds top hairdressing talents, a successful salon owner and entrepreneur, media darling (with regular appearances on both the Today Show and Good Morning America) and celebrity stylist to a stellar roster of Hollywood A-listers.  

In today's Best Advice series, Ted shares one of the big truths he has come to know by way of his own professional journey – that there is no such thing as "overnight success" in our business.  Instead,  success comes from a career long march of incremental professional growth -   in knowledge, skills, experience and understanding. No matter where we want to go in life, for most of us, success is built one step at at time. 

To view Ted's Best Advice (for newcomers and experienced professionals alike), watch the video. 

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