Tina Alberino

Beauty industry survivalist, salon crisis interventionist, tactical verb-weapon specialist, and the leader of at least a hundred workplace revolutions, Tina Alberino is known as much for her extensive knowledge as for her sarcastic wit and mercilessly straightforward style. She’s the author of The Beauty Industry Survival Guide and Salon Ownership and Management: A Definitive Guide to the Professional Beauty Business. When she’s not writing, educating, or consulting, she can be found overthinking everything, identifying problems people didn’t know existed, and stubbornly working to change the things she cannot accept.

Do booth or suite renters have to accept the salon owner’s gift certificates?

Is your salon landlord being a Grinch this holiday season?

Your Day in Court: How to Behave in Front of a Judge

So, you're going to court (most likely a small claims court in your county). You're going to have to sit in front of a...

Help! My booth renters aren’t paying their rent!

What can you do when your booth renters are behind on payments and you don't have a written lease?

The Salon Owner’s and Booth Renter’s Guide to Avoiding an IRS Audit

Cash based businesses, like salons, are often targeted for random audits. The audit rate is roughly 1 in 100, but we're in a unique...

How to Tactfully Express Dissatisfaction

"I'm a salon manager with a staff of eight. One of my new stylists can't seem to get anything right. She's slow, she's not...

Civic Engagement During a Social Crisis

With protests continuing across the country, many business owners are wondering if they should clarify their stance as a company or stay silent. For...

Opening a Salon During an Economic Downturn

When times are tough, you don't have to put your dreams or your career on hold. You can open a salon during a period of financial hardship, so long as you keep your expectations (and your debt) reasonable.

Mental Organization: Lists, Calendars, and Looking to the Future

Ambitious professionals and salon owners often have difficulty finding enough hours in the day to hit their goals and accomplish all the tasks they feel they need to accomplish. Where does the time go? How can it be better spent? What systems can you implement to keep yourself focused and ensure you’re being as productive as possible?

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