AHP Indie Stylist

Volume 2, Issue 2

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N ot a m e m b e r ? J o i n at a s so c iate d h a i rp rofe s sio n a ls .c o m 47 the spark have been a hairstylist for more than 30 years. Long before I ventured into opening my salons or developing my product and hair color line, I was a student of the art. From the time I was a little girl, I loved watching my parents at work in their salon. They were skilled and refined when they worked on clients. I admired their work and would soak up as much as I could when I watched them. Even today, I seek my father's advice and input when it comes to questions of the craft. He has a vast amount of experience and knowledge, which I draw on to help me improve my work. He has been a constant mentor in this area throughout my life. When it comes to career growth and development, most beauty professionals focus on things like taking additional courses and certifications, moving to a more prestigious salon, earning more money, and being recognized as a skilled artist among their peers. If you ask most stylists to mention something they are doing to help them advance in their careers, only a handful will mention that they are actively and purposefully surrounding themselves with people who encourage, inspire, and push them to chase after their goals, yet this is one of the most effective ways of ensuring success. Follow the Leaders Pursuing influencer and mentor relationships is key to building a successful career by Gina Rivera katy anne/unsplash N ot a m e m b e r ? J o i n at a s so c iate d h a i rp rofe s sio n a ls .c o m 47 I

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