Michael Levine on Letting People Go

When you own a salon, we are tempted to bend rules or give certain employees special treatment. Sometimes this is OK, but always do it on your terms, not because you are fearful of people leaving. And often when they do leave, it's the best thing to happen to your business. 

About: Michael Levine has been a hairdresser since 1993. Having had the luxury of being trained by incredible mentors and learning from some of hairdressing's icons from very early on, Michael has been featured on stages across North America almost from the beginning of his career. Opening his first salon, called Statik in 1998 with his wife and no other staff, Michael Levine has built a multi-award winning salon company through developing new talent and rather than by hiring stylists with a clientele. Michael currently has 50 employees, a product company, 3 salon locations and 2 academies in Vancouver, British Columbia.

 

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