The Burnout

The burnout….. entrepreneurs…. Do you know what I’m talking about?
Have them days where you feel low, anxious and exhausted. Well welcome to the business world. The more I talk to my students and fellow business owners (some extremely successful business owners too) I hear this common problem, we all have times where we are burning out.
We have have days where we wish we could have that one break. Even if we have a “day off” it’s NEVER a day off. The phone is going, emails coming in, chasing suppliers etc.
And even though we LOVE what we do, we cannot switch off which most the time means even working through the night.
It’s not easy I know, I live like this everyday.

What do you do to switch off? How do you relax?
This is very important to find what works for YOU, and to have at least that hour or two a day to switch off completely.

For me today, it was making Lola-Rose dinner and having quality time together with my phone on airplane mode so no work related issues could come in. Even thought I have been with my daughter all day which is amazing, I have worked most of the day on the go. This is just how we live.
Tonight I will read an hour before bed (this is what I do most evenings to switch off, even if the books are about business )

Most importantly is getting away! This is what I live for. Booking that holiday, or weekend away. Phone off, family time with no disturbance. Have some head space and you will be completely relaxed for when you get back. This is the ONLY time I mange to have time off without my brain working 24/7 so it’s very important for me to have that time to unwind.

So what is your way to switch off? Share your ways to help others ❤️

Lots of dreams and wishes,
Katie Godfrey x
Advertisements

Biggest sale yet….Black Friday

Black Friday… Our biggest SALE yet!

Want to learn something new for 2018? Have you seen our amazing deals on our courses!

Learn with award winning company and trainers, receive on-going support, student discount, lash inc subscription and lots more…

IMG_9613

Individual eyelash extension course was £400 now only £200 including full kit

Russian volume eyelash extension course was £490 now only £245 including full kit

Acrylic extension course was £390 now only £195 kit not included

Gel overlay course was £220 now only £110 kit not included

Courses available in Bedfordshire, Gloucestershire and online.

Not only do we have 50% off on our courses but also our products too..

Our best seller

KG Professional black glue was £20 now only £10

Single trays was £15 now only £7.50

Have a look on our website www.kgsalons.com for a full list of products and courses, discount will be applied at checkout using

code: Blackfri17

Enjoy!

Jess Hillyard

KG Head Trainer

Clocks back……..

I put this post up a couple of weeks ago now…. I thought I would share on her to help those that are struggling in business at the moment.

………………………………………..

 

So who forgot to put their clocks back today?

Well…. 8 years ago on Tuesday, in salon, that was me! I will never forget. I had opened KG that year and it was DEAD! The days would drag. My dad used to pop in after he finished work to give me a bit of company. This day he popped in at 5pm for an hour.

As he was getting ready to leave, so was I! I remember him saying, “Where are you going?”
“Home” i’d say.
It’s only 6pm he replied!

That feeling of being exhausted, looking at the clock, waiting to go home as I didn’t have ONE customer that day. I just wanted to cry!!! As I thought it was 7pm… but I forgot to put the clock back! That extra hour felt like a million hours. I would never ever lock up my salon early, just incase that one customer did turn up.

How much longer can I do this for? I remember crying nearly every night when it hit quiet season before the Christmas rush. I didn’t know how I was going to get through another day. The only light I could see was just to end it all and go bankrupt. But that was not my dream!!! And the fear of failing and packing it all up scared the life out of me…. that was the easy option.
But I kept going, and I got through it with a hell of a lot of hard work.
Chloe knows how dead it was and we both plodded on!

Now…. Well, that’s a different story! We don’t have enough hours in a day. Thank the lord. And grateful everyday.

So businesses out there, when it gets tough, don’t give up. Remember why you started and what your end goal is. But remember to change your clocks when you open up tomorrow morning 😉

Have a great week everyone

www.kgprofessional.com

 

 

22852095_10154964817451828_1232425182856182887_n

Publications, spotlight!!

It’s so lovely to see our products being published and getting out there. We are seeing amazing reviews from our eyelash glue. All our customers and salons are loving the products and we are really grateful for everyones feedback and reviews.

 

Remember to hashtag kgprofessional on your social media so we can share your work to a large audience.

 

See one of our articles below – Plus check this link for another editorial too https://www.olympiabeauty.co.uk/kgs-journey-to-the-top/

 

 

 

23319487_10154990194396828_8812900334690893578_n

New month, New Start

Congratulations Hannah on Therapist of the month!

Last month you saw that we had two new members to our team, Amiee and Hannah. Both girls have had a busy few weeks, with lots of training! So look online for our great training deals whilst they speed up and gain more experience. Thank you to all our clients that have been models for the girls, we couldn’t of done it without you.

We would like to welcome Marie! Marie has over 10 years of industry experience and has just left Champneys after 7 years. So you won’t be disappointed.

This month is a busy one with Olympia fast approaching… We can’t wait to see everyone.. Come and visit us at stand B42. There will lots of show offers and goody bags.

Lots of courses running this month, Lashes, Nails, Initmate waxing and Business mentoring as well as launching a new website!

Just a polite reminder to our clients about our cancelation policy. Please could you let us know at least 24 hours before your appointment if you wish to cancel. Otherwise we would require a 50% cancelation fee.. more information of this can be found on our policy section on our website.

Jess Hillyard

KG Head Trainer

IMG_7143

Full day! 

Jess had a full class today in our Semi Permanent Eyelash course.I love seeing people join this business, sharing our same passion and watching them grow as they expand.

Well done Jess and girls. We look forward to seeing your work ❤️

If your interested in joining the beauty industry or adding a treatment onto your menu, get in touch.

http://www.kgsalons.com

Hello August!

Hello August

‘The best time for new beginnings is now’

We are excited to announce that we have two fantastic therapists joining our team, with heaps of experience between them!

Welcome to the team and Salon, girls! 

Aimee and Hannah, look out for great deals on treatments with them during August. Both the girls have had a few days to settle in and they have taken it in their stride. With great reviews already left by our clients, you won’t be disappointed!

Our Acrylic training course is now fully underway, which is very exciting. Spaces are beginning to fill up quickly…. So book to avoid disappointment, you can secure your place by paying a deposit online.

Well done Jodie on therapist of the month! In such a short time with being with us Jodie has done really well settling in and gaining a very busy column as well as on-going training. Our clients love you and so do we! So very well deserved.

Jodie has perfected her Individual Eyelash Extension treatment and has recently trained in Volume Lash Extensions so for a limited time only there will be offers for full sets and infills until she is up to speed with the treatment.

Look out for everyones work on our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook page.

To book treatments please book online or call the salon 01582883611

Jess Hillyard

KG Head Trainer