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North American Hairstyling Awards 2016 Finalists
by Professional Beauty Association
What is your favorite NAHA Collection? Vote for founder Eric Fisher's collection in the Master Hairstylist of the Year category for the People's Choice Award.

All 2016 NAHA Finalists are nominated for the People's Choice Award! Vote for your favorite by "liking" their collection on the PBA Facebook page from now until Friday, July 1st. The 5 People’s Choice Finalists with the most "likes" will be announced on Monday, July 11th and the winner of the category will be announced at the live event on Sunday, July 24th. Vote Here.

10 Short Videos to Recharge Your Brain
by Vanessa Van Edwards
At the most recent TED conference in Vancouver, attendees were shown short videos between each Talk to reset their mood and to battle mental, emotional and even physical fatigue. According to an article in Quartz, the videos ranged in style from music videos to ads to short films, “much like Super Bowl commercials for the brainy set.” Watch here.

An Open Letter to All Graduates
by Kristen Meekhof
Congratulations, you have crossed the finish line. As you know, your route here was filled with tears of joy and sorrow, dreams shattered and fulfilled, moments that dispatched you to the arms of a beloved, remarkable beginnings and ends sealed with generous promises. Closing this chapter in your life offers a time of reflection on you. In fact, the day you were born the world became more luminous. Chances are along the way you forgot this truth. At times it was overshadowed by fear or dismissed as insecurity, but I am here to remind you that it is still present. It is something that is uniquely yours, and can't be outsourced. Keep Reading.

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CEA + AMP Stars In Education Annual Convention
by American Association of Cosmetology Schools
Register for the CEA & AMP Annual Convention 2016. Don't miss Eric Fisher and Jessica Beck at the Exceeding Expectations class on Sunday, July 31st from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Here's a description of the class: Every business has an experience. Some are managed and some are by accident. In today’s world your students need to know how to manage a guest’s experience to keep them coming back again and again and AGAIN. What you teach your students and demonstrate on your floor are the habits that your students will take with them, make sure they are the right habits. Join industry expert Eric Fisher as he delves into easy-to-implement ways to exceed your client’s expectations.  Get Registration Info.

Why You Need To Learn How to Speak a Leadership Vocabulary
by Lolly Daskal
In leadership, as in most fields, there's a specialized vocabulary. But unlike the language of most fields, the words that mean the most in leadership aren't technical jargon. They reflect the kind of language that virtually everyone knows and uses--a series of everyday phrases, affirmations, and mantras. Our leadership vocabulary is designed to guide people toward doing two things: First, to trust your judgment and ability to lead, and second, to contribute their own best effort to the team. If we can learn to speak the vocabulary of leadership, we not only motivate people but inspire them to succeed. Here are the basics: Keep Reading.

How to Market on a Shoestring Budget
by Andy Eastes

You don’t have to pay a ton for advertising in order to market your business. If your budget doesn’t have a lot of room for marketing, here are a few tips that can help. Keep Reading.

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4 Strategies to Connect with Millenials
by Jill Schiefelbein
It's not bad. It's not good. It's different. I started teaching undergraduate communication courses in 2004. During my 11-year tenure, I saw a major shift in the way students approach education, communicate with faculty and staff, and interact with learning content. As it was happening, I didn’t have a label for this shift. Now I do: Millennial. Keep Reading.

Expanding Your Business Through Client Referrals
by JJ Ramberg

The best way to find new clients is through referrals from existing ones, but what does it take to turn your clients into part of your marketing team? Ivan Misner, the founder of BNI, has these tips for getting referrals.
  Watch Here.

7 Ways To Be A More Likeable Leader
by Mike Michalowicz

Who doesn't want to be well liked by their employees? Here are tips for being not just a more likable leader, but a better leader to your team.
  Keep Reading.

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Did you know that 83% of the U.S. population do not have set goals?
The truth is success doesn't happen by accident. It looks different for every person. The beauty industry is full of opportunities but you must know how to get there - you must set goals.


What does success look like to you?

Once you know, how do you achieve it?

There are certain key elements that you need to understand in order to define your success.

Join Eric Fisher and Jessica Beck in our upcoming webinar series "Define Your Path to Greatness" with executive coach and facilitator, Leslie Neinast. This series is designed for beauty industry professionals and students to help you define success, set goals and create a plan of action.

Save your spots for this three-part series today!
Define Greatness Webinar Series

Greatness webinar part 1

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Become a Pro U School
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If the dates and times listed do not work with your schedule, we would be happy to set up a time that works better. Just give us a call at 316.425.5245 or email us at info@myprosperu.com.

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We recorded it for you!

Salon owners say: "Blowouts are where 95% of stylists just out of beauty school fall short."

There's a big educational opportunity in our industry.


Students who can't blow dry and finish hair aren't ready for real-world employment
. This can have a big impact on your placement rates and gainful employment statistics.


We have the answer. It's Style With Knowledge.
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We discuss this amazing new program further in our Style With Knowledge webinar!
If you missed the live webinar on Monday, don't worry! We recorded it for you.

Click the link below
to find out why a structured, relevant finishing program is just what you need to help your students get jobs, keep them and be a success in the industry.


SWK WEBINAR RECORDING

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One of the biggest trends today is celeb-worthy hair. Blow-dry bars are booming. Newscasters look like supermodels, big hair is trending and the average woman is demanding a red-carpet look of her own.
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The truth is, students who can't blow dry and finish hair aren't ready for real-world employment. This can have a big impact on your placement rates and gainful employment statistics.

We have the answer. It's Style With Knowledge.

Style With Knowledge was developed after I recognized a need in my school. It is a revolutionary in-depth styling program.

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Join us on Monday's webinar to learn about this amazing new program we have developed!
Find out why a structured, relevant finishing program is just what you need to help your students get jobs, keep them and be a success in the industry.

You don't want to miss this - register today!

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Eric Fisher

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If the dates and times listed do not work with your schedule, we would be happy to set up a time that works better. Just give us a call at 316.425.5245 or email us at info@myprosperu.com.

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Thank you,
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Thursday, 07 April 2016 00:00

Information you'll want to know!

Are you interested in learning communication, marketing and admission tips for your school? We have a must-see webinar just for you. We are rebroadcasting our popular Best Practices Part 2 webinar.

In this webinar, we will give you an inside look into our LiveLab - Eric Fisher Academy. Some of my top team players from EFA will share best practices you'll want to know

BEST PRACTCES PART 2 WEBINAR

Don't miss out!
Save your seat today.

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Eric Fisher

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If the dates and times listed do not work with your schedule, we would be happy to set up a time that works better. Just give us a call at 316.425.5245 or email us at info@myprosperu.com.

Have you ever wanted an inside look into how another school operates? Prosper U is giving you just that. We are rebroadcasting our popular Best Practices Part 1 webinar.

In this webinar, we will give you an inside look into our LiveLab - Eric Fisher Academy. Some of my top team players from EFA will share best practices you'll want to know.

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Don't miss out!
Save your seat today.

Rebroadcast Best Practices Part 1

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If the dates and times listed do not work with your schedule, we would be happy to set up a time that works better. Just give us a call at 316.425.5245 or email us at info@myprosperu.com.

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Stop everything. Read this.

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If the dates and times listed do not work with your schedule, we would be happy to set up a time that works better. Just give us a call at 316.425.5245 or email us at info@myprosperu.com.

Thank you,
Eric Fisher

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The average ticket is a very important benchmark in our business. The goal of a successful beauty professional is to increase it. This is what we call "ticket boosting."

One way to boost your average ticket is with authentic beauty add-on services.

In our upcoming rebroadcast webinar, you'll gain five key takeaways about add-on services that will help you boost your school's ticket and better prepare your future professionals for a successful career.

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I believe our job is to teach future beauty professionals to make recommendations for beauty enhancements. Everybody wants to look better and we need to guide our students to take a leadership role and make suggestions by adding on.

Are you teaching your future professionals to offer authentic beauty suggestions?

Learn more about add-on services and how it can help boost your school's ticket in our webinar rebroadcast. Save your seat today.

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Eric Fisher

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