Jul 22, 2019
Partnering with Others
- Partnering with others may be difficult. It doesn’t matter who
you’re going into a partnership with, but the mindset is that you
are both your partner’s employee and boss.
- Respect the partner’s goals and wishes, don’t remain in charge
all the time. Cooperate with one another, and make sure each
partner is putting effort for the other.
- A partnership can get you through difficult times with the
addition of a larger buy-in group, and gives you someone to lean
- Make sure your partners have a set of complementary skills you
don’t have. If they are the type of person you can catch up with an
outside of business hours on social level.
- Your team must want to work for you. 90% of success is about
turning up; if people keep turning up, they keep their jobs.
- Staff aren’t a part of your business; they are your business.
Going the extra mile for your team makes all the difference. If you
treat everybody like you have an interest in them, it makes a big
- Everyone tires out of doing the same thing over and over again.
Keep your team challenged, looking for new ways of doing things
- When developing a team, allow your staff the opportunity to
cultivate the store into their own collective style. Know when not
to be there, and let them make their own decisions.
- Everyone needs to feel like they are a part of something bigger
than themselves. If your staff can answer what they do with pride
(without the simple “I’m just a hairdresser”), they’re
much more likely to stick around.
Pushing Yourself as a
- “The day you quit learning is the day you hang up your
- Your business has to be the perfect environment for what you
want to create. Run a business you want to work in, but also, run a
business you want to be a customer in.
- Create a space & culture you live and love.
- Working with a disability no matter the load makes business
harder. Building a cooperative team therefore becomes increasingly
important in maintaining efficiency.
- Parkinson’s comes in different types and stages, not everyone
has the same diagnosed symptoms. Make sure you accommodate for the
differences, and respect their effort.
- When interacting with people with Parkinson's, make sure you
give them a chance to talk if they have trouble.
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