Sue Davies

Inspiring Salon Professionals

Welcome to Inspiring Salon Professionals, the Podcast that allows every therapist, nail tech and stylist to level up, build their career and reach for their dreams. The show is a mix of host, Sue Davies, covering different topical subjects within the salon industry and interviews with salon owners, industry leaders and other professionals that can share their knowledge and experience on practical skills, business skills and creating a client welcoming space. Some of the areas the podcast will cover are: * Career Development * Mindset * Recruitment and Job Hunting * Inspirational Stories from Experienced Salon Professionals & Owners * Sales & Marketing * Client Experience * Building a Brand * Salon Development * Designing your Workspace * How to Start a Mobile Business * How to Start a Home Salon * How to Start a Commercial Salon We'll be covering subjects from the beginning of your career to becoming an award winning business owner and everything in between. Sue Davies is an award winning salon owner and industry professional who has been in the salon industry for 19 plus years and has qualifications in nails, beauty and holistic therapies as well as being an educator and assessor. She has gone from a home/mobile worker to self employed salon based, back home to a dedicated wood cabin and onto salon and academy ownership. Since 2005 Sue has held a few other roles along the way in trade association management, national nail competition management, judging internationally and nationally for practical nail competitions and business categories within the Scratch Stars awards system. Sue has spoken at Professional Beauty events on career development and the journey from mobile/home salon to salon owner and how to make the leap. She is currently Deputy Chair of The Federation of Nail Professionals and has recently sold her successful and award winning salon, Gorgeous Nail & Beauty Emporium in Bexley, Kent so she can take new directions within the industry. From time to time there may be the odd explicit word used although generally this should not occur. A warning will be given at the beginning of any episode where this happens.