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A weekly podcast that takes a deep dive into the minds of some of the most talented artists, educators, influencers, and leaders in the professional salon industry. Hosted by Gordon Miller, Hairbrained.me ceo and self-proclaimed social media evangelist.

A weekly podcast that takes a deep dive into the minds of some of the most talented artists, educators, influencers, and leaders in the professional salon industry. Hosted by Gordon Miller, Hairbrained.me ceo and self-proclaimed social media evangelist.
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United States

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A weekly podcast that takes a deep dive into the minds of some of the most talented artists, educators, influencers, and leaders in the professional salon industry. Hosted by Gordon Miller, Hairbrained.me ceo and self-proclaimed social media evangelist.

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English


Episodes

Episode #82: Emilie Poisson, L’Oréal Professionnel

7/14/2019
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At age 6, Emilie told her mother she wanted to one day be a hairdresser. Fast forward 36 years: Emilie didn't quite make it to beauty school, but does lead (as General Manager) one of the industry's most iconic haircare brands -and has discovered a deep passion for supporting the professionals who work in salons every day. Listen in to another great conversation on creating success in the professional salon industry.

Duration:00:56:31

Episode #81: Antony Whitaker, @growmysalonbusiness

7/7/2019
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Antony Whitaker, the internationally renowned educator, author, and business coach, talks about the power of assisting, how to be a great mentor, shifting business models and more. A featured business educator at Paul Mitchell programs across North America, Antony is a wealth of great advice and information.

Duration:01:04:18

Episode #80: Aga Dondzik, Celebrity Stylist

6/30/2019
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Aga Dondzik (@agadondzik) is a Hb podcast fan with a twist - she travels the world doing hair and makeup for bands/artists (currently on a global tour with Carly Rae Jepsen). The Chicago based, long time stylist and salon owner recently introduced herself to Gordon in a Chicago restaurant. What started out as a casual podcast related connection led to a deep dive into her professional journey - for all the world to listen in and learn from.

Duration:00:40:06

Episode #79: Sam Daly, @bottleblonde76

6/23/2019
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Sam Daly (aka @bottleblonde76) shares the unique story behind her 20+-year journey to success as a working professional, salon owner, educator/artist and more. The SalonCentric ambassador and Pulp Riot artist shares lessons learned across two decades of ups and downs on her way to prominence. With appreciation to SalonCentric for sponsoring this important series.

Duration:01:04:34

Episode #78: @JoelTorresStyle, TIGI

6/16/2019
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Award-winning educator and artist Joel Torres is known throughout the industry for his highly engaging educational content on social. The TIGI Creative Director, Americas shares the story behind his journey from Puerto Rico to the mainland USA and beyond - thanks to a lot of hard work, determination, and patience as a craft hairdresser and barber.

Duration:01:07:44

Episode #77: Sam Villa, @samvillahair

6/9/2019
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SalonCentric Ambassador and Redken Icon, Sam Villa talks about the importance and power of education to transform careers and lives, his take on the power of "experience" in the salon...and much more. With appreciation to SalonCentric for sponsoring this important series.

Duration:00:50:36

Episode #76: Stephanie Kocielski, JPMS

6/2/2019
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From humble beginnings, Stephanie Kocielski has carved out an iconic career that has taken her around the world. From working behind the chair at A Robert Cromeans Salon and traveling the globe as a renowned platform artist to her current position as Paul Mitchell Systems VP of Key Customer Relations, Stephanie has "done it all”. Listen in to another inspired conversation in this week’s episode.

Duration:01:04:47

Episode #75: Carmen DePasquale, ECRU New York

5/26/2019
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Over the course of a 50+ year career, Carmen DePasquale has become known as an innovator in the business of beauty. The one time stylist's 'empire', the DePasquale Companies, today includes DePasquale The Spa & Salon Systems, Artistic Academy of Hair Design and Aesthetics, & haircare brand ECRU New York. Listen in as Carmen shares lessons learned during his half-century of professional experience.

Duration:01:01:48

Episode #74: Charlie Price, @Charliepricehair

5/19/2019
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One of the industry’s most recognizable faces -and voices, Charlie Price is known for his artistry, practical salon focused education and fun, irreverent style of presenting. The award-winning artist and one-time villain on Bravo TV’s Shear Genius joins Gordon for a fun, far-ranging and smart conversation.

Duration:01:05:49

Episode #73: @philipwolffhair on Education, Creativity & Influence

5/15/2019
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SalonCentric ambassador Philip Wolff is an educator and influencer - a skilled professional who has 'done it all' yet remains humble and connected. The Matrix Global Educator talks about what it takes to sustain a 20+ year career in our highly competitive industry. With appreciation to SalonCentric for sponsoring this important series.

Duration:00:44:24

Episode #72: Sharon Blain, Sharon Blain Education

5/12/2019
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Renowned globetrotting updo and longhair artist/educator Sharon Blain shares the story behind her iconic career as well as great advice on becoming a successful educator, working professional and more.

Duration:01:05:16

Episode #71: Anthony Mascolo, TIGI

5/5/2019
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TIGI co-founder and international artistic director Anthony Mascolo on the story behind his iconic career as well as a deep dive into his passion project (and Gordon's "favorite industry magazine") Infringe (and Infringe.com).

Duration:01:01:45

Episode #70: @caroline.anythingbutbasic on Suite Success

5/1/2019
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SalonCentric ambassador and colorist Caroline Guiney shares insights into salon suite ownership, a career option that is transforming the industry. From the pros and cons of suite owner to insights into her success as a colorist, Caroline shares some great information. With appreciation to SalonCentric for sponsoring this important series.

Duration:00:39:06

Episode #69: Reuben Carranza, Olaplex

4/28/2019
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One of the industry's most passionate executives, Olaplex President Reuben Carranza joins Gordon for a conversation sharing his unique journey as a leader, lessons learned along the way and the true story behind the rise a game-changing brand.

Duration:01:03:04

Episode #68: Van Council, Van Michael Salons

4/21/2019
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One of the industry’s most successful salon organizations, Van Michael Salons are renowned globally as leaders in best practices in every aspect of their business. A long-time Aveda Concept Salon owner, Van shares a great list of insights into what makes his organization so uniquely successful. This is a not to be missed episode!

Duration:01:09:13

Episode #67: @shelleygregoryhair on Success in the Salon

4/14/2019
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Influencer and working salon professional Shelley Gregory is the 2nd guest in our 6 part series on growing your career & business. Shelley shares her experiences with proven, real-time tactics that have helped her build a successful and sustainable career in the salon. With appreciation to Salon Centric for sponsoring this important series.

Duration:00:46:30

Episode #66: Gerard Scarpaci, Hairbrained

4/7/2019
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Hairbrained Co-founder Gerard Scarpaci shares a deep dive into the personal and professional experiences that have made him who he is today - the #crafthairdresser's #crafthairdresser. This is a not to be missed episode!

Duration:01:14:04

Episode #65: @staygold31 + @the_bloody_butcher LIVE

3/31/2019
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Join Sofie and Schorem's Rob (along with a passionate live audience in NYC) for a brilliant conversation with Gordon on the changing landscape of barbering/mens grooming, social media and so much more.

Duration:01:03:29

Episode #64: Daniel Mason-Jones, Muse Salon & Spa

3/24/2019
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Renowned salon owner & educator Daniel Mason-Jones on the ins and outs of owning your own salon. The 1st guest in a series of 6 special episodes on key topics related to growing your career & business, Daniel dives into the big ideas that have propelled him to success as both an owner & working hairdresser. With appreciation to Salon Centric for sponsoring this important series.

Duration:00:45:49

Episode #63: Elisa Fischer, TIGI Professional

3/17/2019
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One of the industry’s most prominent executives, TIGI’s Elisa Fischer leads a passionate hairdresser-centric company, created by hairdressers, for hairdressers. With responsibility for the North and South America and the Asia-Pacific regions, Elisa has a huge passion for advancing the careers of working professionals throughout the world. Listen in for some great advice and insights.

Duration:00:58:44