I have noticed as a long time business owner that I need to know how to do a little bit of everything. I need to make sure every aspect of my business is running smoothly, so it's up to me to not only be a skilled hairstylist, but to also be skilled in
business managementbookkeepingmarketinghuman resourcesfinancial operationsinventorycommunicationslicensing etc. This is why it's so important to diversify your skills, while continuing to hone your specialty skill.
For me, my specialty skill is hairstyling. As a business owner, over the years through trial and error and shear determination it turns out I have developed many complementary skills that have helped my businesses be successful. One of the best decisions I ever made was to hire myself a business consultant many years ago. My consultant has guided me through many trials and tribulations, successes and failures, celebrations and losses.
As artists and entrepreneurs, we often excel in our…