American Salon Stories Podcast Episode 29: Winn Claybaugh

The founder, dean and co-owner of Paul Mitchell Schools, Winn Claybaugh is also the author of Be Nice (Or Else!) and longtime host of the MASTERS Audio Club. In 2016,  American Salon named Claybaugh one of the five “Industry Leaders Who Helped Revolutionize Education” in beauty. In this episode, Claybaugh shares the story behind his rise to prominence and insights into creating both a successful business and career. 

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