Through meaningful discussion and revealing interviews, Outgrowth: A Slice of Pro Beauty offers accurate information, valuable resources, and critical perspective on salon ownership, management, marketing, finances, products, services, best practices and more. Co-hosts celebrity manicurist Ashley Gregory Hackett and expert educator Jaime Schrabeck, PhD explore the issues relevant to our industry with a sense of humor and a common sense approach to advocacy and compliance. Engaging a broad audience, Outgrowth delivers relatable business advice and effective strategies ideal for hair stylists, nail techs, estheticians, barbers, makeup artists, and salon and spa owners. Join Outgrowth and let's grow together!
Business Basics: Making the Brand
A great brand communicates far more than just your business name. How can you make branding decisions now that will serve your ultimate vision? Beyond just choosing a logo and brand colors, this episode covers developing a visual identity that attracts...
Reunited & It Feels So Weird?
Beauty shows bring the industry together, but after a year without them, are we ready to be reunited? What should we expect and how will our experiences differ from past events? We’re making plans to participate and educate, even when doing so may seem...
What's the Deal with Workers' Comp?
While the risk of getting injured or sick at work may seem minimal, the consequences can be financially devastating if your salon doesn’t have workers’ compensation insurance. Even without any claims, your business can be penalized and fined for not...
Business Basics: What's In A Name?
The process for choosing the perfect business name requires time and research, and shouldn’t be rushed. For better or worse, your business name represents your identity as a beauty brand. You’ll not only need to determine what’s available, but what is...
Revisited: Pricing For Safety - What Can You Afford?
In this best-of episode from the first year of Outgrowth, Ashley's pick is all about service pricing and the unique challenges a post-Covid landscape may bring. Originally aired June 29, 2020.Can you meet new safety requirements without raising your...
Revisited: Exclusions Apply - What Your Liability Insurance Won't Cover (Part 1)
In this best-of episode from the first year of Outgrowth, Jaime chooses this important episode about the intricacies of salon liability insurance. Originally aired May 4, 2020.Are you covered for transmitting a communicable disease, causing a client...
Great current information for nail techs!
I took a deep dive while driving and was educated on many issues that affect our industry. Ashley’s take on session work and how we are not taken as seriously in the beauty world really struck a chord. I look forward to listening on the regular!
All the yes!!!
I can never learn enough about these topics. There is so much to learn and absorb. I can’t wait to hear more from these experts!
Love your podcast
In a year of All the unknowns, fears and ‘new normal’ your podcast has been So comforting and empowering during these scary times as beauty pros ❤️