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The Brave Salon Leader Course

Who is this for: Salon Owners and Salon Managers

Duration: 1 Day

The demands of running a salon, managing staff, and looking after clients can be overwhelming for salon owners.

Are you…

  • Tired of feeling frustrated and overwhelmed as a salon owner?
  • Ready to bring structure and organisation to your daily salon operations?
  • Seeking to boost team morale and motivation for a thriving salon environment?
  • Gain the confidence and skills to lead with bravery and resilience.
  • Leave with a roadmap that will help you build a strong structure that ensures consistency and clear communication within your salon.

By developing strategies to overcome these challenges, salon owners and managers can position themselves for success in the ever-evolving hair industry.

Don’t let frustration hold you back from achieving your salon’s full potential.

Take the first step towards becoming a brave salon leader.

Learn more about your instructor, Valerie Finnegar Cahill here

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    Consultation Connection Course

    Who is this for: All levels

    Duration: 1 Day

    If you’re looking to take your professional skills to the next level, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

    On the day we will dive deep into…

    • The art of being a professional and managing your client’s expectations.
    • Discuss how to overcome the imposter syndrome and embrace your true potential.
    • Explore the latest trends in the industry, ensuring you stay ahead of the game.
    • Understanding skin tones and style preferences, we’ll cover it all!

    And here’s the best part: I will show you how to turn your consultation into a measurable metric for success!

    You’ll learn valuable techniques to track your progress and witness your growth firsthand.

    So, if you’re ready to boost your confidence, enhance your consultation skills, and become a true professional in your field, this day is tailor-made for you!

    And here’s the best part: I will show you how to turn your consultation into a measurable metric for success!

    Learn more about your instructor, Valerie Finnegar Cahill here

    Don’t wait, register today.

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      Building a Powerhouse Team Course

      Who is this for: Salon Owners and Salon Managers

      Duration: 1 Day

      Join us for a transformative one-day course on building a powerhouse team.

      Discover the key dynamics that make a great team and learn how to unite your staff towards one common goal.

      • Delve into the importance of aligning core values and establishing a strong code of conduct. By ensuring everyone is on the same page, we can create a harmonious work environment where every team member is working towards the same purpose.
      • By the end of the day, you will walk away with practical strategies and actionable steps to foster teamwork, boost productivity, and enhance the overall success of your salon.

      Don’t miss this opportunity to unlock the full potential of your team and take your salon to new heights. Sign up now and secure your spot for this game-changing course.

      Learn more about your instructor, Valerie Finnegar Cahill here

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        2024 Salon Culture Programme

        Who is this for: Salon Owners & Managers

        Duration: 5 x 1 Day Workshops

        The Salon Culture Program is a comprehensive training program designed exclusively for salon owners who are committed to creating a positive work environment and taking a stronger leadership role in their business.

        Join the Salon Culture Programme and embark on a transformative journey towards creating a happy work environment, taking a stronger leadership role, and building a thriving salon culture. Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your salon’s success and unlock the full potential of your team.

        Learn more about your instructor, Valerie Finnegar Cahill here

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                    Meet Valerie, Ikon’s Training and Consultancy Instructor.

                    Valerie Finnegan Cahill, creator of The Salon Success Series is a highly accomplished salon owner, educator, and mentor with over 26 years of experience in the hair industry.

                    Her own salon Ikon Hair Cork has been recognised for many accolades of excellence, winning The Fantastic Hairdresser Salon of the Year three times, National Training Salon of the Year Award three times, and notably, her salon was the first Irish salon ever to win an award at the Creative Head Most Wanted Awards in London, when they won the coveted Supreme Team Award.

                    Passionate about the hairdressing industry, Valerie is dedicated to sharing her extensive knowledge and skills with salon owners, managers, and hairdressers. Her goal is to empower them to be brave, confident, and strive for excellence in their careers.

                    The Salon Success Series” is a testament to Valerie’s commitment to the industry. This comprehensive umbrella programme offers a range of transformative courses that cover essential aspects of success in the hair industry.

                    Join Valerie on this journey of success and unlock your full potential in the hair industry.

                    Enrol in “The Salon Success Series” today and embark on a path towards excellence.

                    Courses

                    1. The Brave Salon Leader Course

                    2. The Consultation Connection Course

                    3. Building a Powerhouse Team Course

                    4. The Salon Culture Programme

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                    “Everything was simplified and was all very relevant, it will be easy to go back to the salon and use the information given. Val is a brilliant educator, she explains things well and makes it easy to bring information back to the salon.”
                    Shannon Murphy , Emma Quirke Hair
                    “Really informative course and really makes you look at the things you do every day in a new light. Val was very energetic, enthusiastic and
                    Frances Inch Hair Design, Inch Hair Design
                    “Valerie is one of the most interesting educators and she has an excellent way of teaching and keeping everyone engaged and interested in what she is
                    Katie Kearney, Emma Quirke Hair
                    “Cannot recommend this course enough. Would be beneficial to all training in the industry.
                    Bethary Sharpe
                    “I found this course BRILLIANT! Love the different techniques used and the attention and guidance Val provided throughout the course. Definitely would recommend to a friend”
                    Orla Nerdle, Hair by Orla