Episode 80 Daring to Lead (excerpts from Brene' Brown) with Lindsaya

Jun 20, 2021


What you will learn from this episode:

  • Find out why it is alright to acknowledge the negative emotions you feel at this challenging time and hear ways to transform them into happiness
  • Discover Brene' Brown's teachings on rumblings, curiosity, and more so you show up better when life might trigger you.
  • Learn about the idea of grounded confidence, so you can design your mission statement with an empowering "I am" statement.



Lindsaya VanDeusen is a licensed cosmetologist for over 16 years. While on her wellness journey, she found a company (Kemon) whose philosophy and vision aligned with her. Throughout the time, she has been able to use her success to help teach others how to make a true living-wage in an industry riddled with small paychecks, little security, and no benefits. 

What began as a career of wanting to make people feel FABULOUS transformed into feeling fulfilled by teaching others. As she advanced professionally, from an educator to the Kemon...

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Episode 79 How You Can Prepare Your Beauty Business For The New Apple Privacy Changes

Jun 12, 2021


What you will learn from this episode:

  • Find out important things to know about the new IOS data privacy changes
  • Check out what platforms are affected by the privacy changes to understand how to make the most of your advertising strategy.
  • Learn some of the best ways to navigate these changes on your social media platforms 


With the new IOS privacy already rolling out, how might it affect your advertising and overall marketing strategy? From a personal standpoint, it is a good idea to have more privacy. On the other hand, looking at it from the perspective of a business that advertises, that's where the challenge lies.

This new IOS privacy change affects every platform that uses pixels. This means that it will not be able to track the conversion of our potential clients the same as before if the prospective client decides to opt-out of the shared data.

This could potentially affect the cost of ads, and acquiring a client will most likely get even more expensive....

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Episode 78: Growing and Managing a Team for Your Beauty Business with Paul and Tussanee Luebbers

Jun 05, 2021


What you will learn from this episode:

  • Find out what you need to do when hiring and managing your team members so that you set the expectation for each of them right from the start.
  • Discover a 4-point managing system that eliminates competition and instead encourages collaboration.
  • Learn the common mistakes that most beauty business owners make when hiring employees.
  • Hear about how to get your staff to sell your products and services even without commission.
  • Get the inside scoop on what leadership skills you need to master for you to manage your team members so that your beauty business continues to boom.


For 13 years, Paul and Tussanee Luebbers ran Integrity Lash, a premier 7-digit lash salon in Southern California. Over the years, Integrity Lash was recognized by Vanity Fair, Los Angeles Magazine, Pasadena Magazine, Pasadena Weekly, Brides.com, and others as one of the best of SoCal. 

Salon Today chose Integrity Lash as one of the Top 200 salons in North...

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Episode 77: Hot Marketing Tips for your Beauty Business

May 24, 2021


What you will learn from this episode:

  • Find out marketing tips and strategies for creating content that hooks the audience's attention and inspires them to take action with your services.
  • Learn about how to make the best headline hooks for social media posts.
  • Discover Instagram tips and hacks that will help boost your engagement and marketing effectiveness
  • Understand how you can leverage video in your business so that you can establish a connection, trust, and eventually, conversion with your community.


Have you wondered what marketing content is the most effective for your beauty business and the most efficient for meeting your marketing goal? Are you feeling spread too thin with your time working in & on the business? Is it necessary to be on all the social media platforms?

In this episode, April Meese is joined by beauty business experts Karen Betts and Vicky Martin, who share their best marketing tips, timely strategies, and proven practices. Hear them talk...

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Episode 76 Beauty Boss Series: Sharing Your Story with Elizabeth Molina

May 16, 2021


What you will learn from this episode:

  • Understand why showing your human vulnerabilities and genuinely engaging on your social media helps your audience resonate with you, as well as your business.
  • Discover what impact your story can have on the lives of those who needed to hear it and how it is a liberating experience for you too.
  • Find out what to do when you are in a seemingly hopeless situation and how to turn it around to be successful in life.


Elizabeth Molina is a Beauty Mentor / Influencer, Founder of theMolinaGlow.com. She is a model on a mission and a Speaker. Elizabeth's personal story of survival has led her to become a catalyst to help people redefine the WHY surrounding beauty practices. Elizabeth will help you find and uncover the reasons behind your beauty choices. Elizabeth's exercises will help you discover your true self and reignite your zest for life.

In this episode, Elizabeth shares the ordeal she went through as a very young woman, and it is...

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Episode 75: Better Client Connection With Your Voice with Tracy Goodwin - Unmask the Voice Barriers Blocking Connection

May 11, 2021


What you will learn from this episode:

  • Learn how to make use of your voice to draw in prospective clients for a deeper connection.
  • Find out how to sound confident without coming off as arrogant.
  • Discover how to start any presentation well, and end strong.
  • Learn how your voice can convey the value of beauty business services or turn potential clients away.  

Tracy Goodwin helps executives, professionals, and entrepreneurs at the top of their game get to another level of success they didn't even realize possible. Tracy transforms your life by changing how you use your voice to communicate and by shifting the tones in your voice that isn't working for you so you: save time in meetings and getting what you want faster, communicate with clarity and build strong relationships with ease, influence and persuade through emotional connection, and significantly increase financial success quickly.

Have you thought about how your voice is the most powerful tool you can...

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Episode 74 Beauty Business Boss Series With Teryn Darling: Following With Your Gut Instinct

Apr 26, 2021


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What you will learn from this episode:

  • Find out traditional marketing strategies you can employ that are as effective today as before in getting clients
  • Learn a leadership style that keeps together an organization without being controlling
  • Find out what's in, what's new, and what works best in the beauty industry to keep you updated with the latest trends and technology


Teryn Darling has been a cosmetic tattoo artist for over 20 years. Her background and experience in body tattooing elevated her to be one of the most skilled, versatile, and standout PMU artists in the industry. She owns the Girlz Ink Studio® along with her partner Kat in Las Vegas, where she proudly trained and now houses several top artists. She became the master distributor for LI Pigments® in 2011, and with that, she started and cultivated the Girlz Ink® Supply Store. She is a...

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Episode 73: How Partnerships Can Grow Your Business

Apr 22, 2021

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What you will learn from this episode:

  • Learn how to go about forging ideal partnerships that allow for a steady stream of referral clients for your beauty business
  • Learn the basics of a collaboration framework that effectively establishes strategic partnerships
  • Find out where to look for ideal partners for your beauty business collaborations 
  • Know what considerations to make when engaging in partnerships so you get a consistent flow of referrals and not just a few of them here and there


To grow your beauty business, it’s a wise idea to create more than one pathway for getting new clients. Other than making a website and growing your presence on social media, referral collaboration partnerships are also one of the best ways to go about expanding your business.

However, It is not just any kind of collaboration, but rather it is strategic partnerships where...

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Episode 72: Tips on How to Get More 'Yes' in Your Beauty Business

Apr 13, 2021


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 How can you be more aligned with your conversations with your clients and prospects? 

Let's leverage the power of communication by using persuasive language.


What you will learn from this episode:

  • Discover the persuasive words to use for people to book your beauty services 
  • Learn some key things that align your conversations to attract the right clients to your business
  • Find out how to 'future pace' so clients can visually experience your services' benefits which can also boost your sales
  • Find a way to eliminate procrastination and get prospective clients to take action sooner rather than later 

 "Imagine is such a powerful word because you actually help the client, it's called 'future pacing'."

- April Meese

Topics Covered:

01:06 - One of the most powerful words for sales

03:16 - Using this word will bring more legitimacy...

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Episode 71 - Beauty Business Boss Series: How to be Fearless and Keep Evolving with Anne Marie Rubino

Apr 04, 2021


What you will learn from this episode:

  • Learn how to be fearless in going forward despite the odds, so you continue growing your business.
  • It would be best if you didn't do it all alone, and it is essential to know the value of great mentors for solid support.
  • Learn that the only way to keep going forward is to keep evolving and accepting any imperfections.



Anne Marie is the director and manager of Permablend. She is a special educator who has worked with children with Autism and their families. Parent trainer focusing on behavioral issues and behavioral techniques to create the home and family environment desired. What gives her the most joy is the time spent with her twin girls.

Listen to Anne Marie as she shares her life's ups and downs. How she carried it with strength and grace is one thing we can all learn from and strive to attain. 

She shares the time she started tattooing and how she overcame the thought of perfectionism. There's no point in...

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