Salon Best Practices: Short Shift Your Stylists


Short shift your stylists - Busy stylists are happy stylists.  Idle stylists are just going to get in trouble.  Short shifting makes sense for a number of reasons. Why be in the shop for eight hours of you are going to cut for six?  Expand hours as cutters build.  Maximizing productivity allows people to maximize their lives.  It is simple supply and demand.  Twenty five hour haircutters will be full.  Add hours or raise prices?  Hmmmm?  Interesting idea.

About: Ivan Zoot is ClipperGuy Ivan is a licensed barber, licensed cosmetologist and certified personal trainer.  Ivan specializes in working with salons, individuals and brands to get healthy, stay healthy, build business and increase profits and productivity. Ivan is a must see presenter at educational events and trade shows throughout the world. His book series, ClipperGuy Says… features eight titles ranging from technical cutting and business building to revealing the secrets of the cutting system he developed and used to break three Guinness World Hair Cutting records. The ClipperGuy channel on Youtube is a hair industry favorite for Ivan’s education, motivation and inspiration.  He has hundreds of videos there. More information about Ivan is available at


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