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The Hair Game is a series brought to you by Salon Republic and hosted by founder Eric Taylor, who, after 17 yrs in the hair game, has seen a lot of s#!@ go down. We'll go deep with the beauty industry's most interesting players, we'll educate and tell stories about the things you care about, we'll get into the business side of the game so you can earn more and keep more, and we'll go #BTS to show you how we do things at Salon Republic. Also check out the video content on salonrepublic.com/thehairgame .

The Hair Game is a series brought to you by Salon Republic and hosted by founder Eric Taylor, who, after 17 yrs in the hair game, has seen a lot of s#!@ go down. We'll go deep with the beauty industry's most interesting players, we'll educate and tell stories about the things you care about, we'll get into the business side of the game so you can earn more and keep more, and we'll go #BTS to show you how we do things at Salon Republic. Also check out the video content on salonrepublic.com/thehairgame .
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United States

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The Hair Game is a series brought to you by Salon Republic and hosted by founder Eric Taylor, who, after 17 yrs in the hair game, has seen a lot of s#!@ go down. We'll go deep with the beauty industry's most interesting players, we'll educate and tell stories about the things you care about, we'll get into the business side of the game so you can earn more and keep more, and we'll go #BTS to show you how we do things at Salon Republic. Also check out the video content on salonrepublic.com/thehairgame .

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English

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Episodes

Ep. 108 • The Best of The Hair Game: Episodes 21-30

10/14/2019
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We took some choice clips from episodes 21 through 30 and put them together for a look back. This episode is packed full of valuable info & insights regarding your salon business, social media, & the beauty industry. Ep. 22 - Achieving a high level of service in your client's experience with @sugarskulls Ep. 23 - Tips and advice on educating on the large stage and gaining celebrity clients w/ @tedgibson and @jasonbacke Ep. 26 - Journey from bartender to salon owner and challenges of...

Duration:01:04:22

Ep. 107 • Thriving as a Female in the Male-Centric World of Barbering w/ @staygold31

10/7/2019
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Sofie Pok began her career cutting women's hair, but soon realized she wanted to focus on men's cuts. Carving out a successful piece of the barbering pie, however, was a major challenge. In a male-dominated industry, Sofie had to prove herself time and again. She admits to us that she still does to this day, even after all of her success. She also discusses her challenges with public speaking and what she wishes for the barbering industry and community. Find us on...

Duration:00:47:29

Ep. 106 • Educators v. Influencers w/ @StylistRicardoSantiago

9/30/2019
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Why do young stylists want to be influencers rather than educators? International Educator Ricardo Santiago discusses the role that Hair Influencers are playing in the industry and some of the issues associated with it. He also tells us the biggest mistakes hairdressers are making, gives us career advice for the next generation of stylists, and the challenges of balancing your work and personal life. Find us on...

Duration:00:49:08

Ep. 105 • You are Different: That's Where the Magic Is with @hairbymisskellyo

9/23/2019
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International Educator and salon owner Kelly O' Leary embraces her quirky and off-the-cuff personality. She discusses with Eric the importance of authenticity, as well as the physical and emotional challenges of hairdressing and running a salon. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:00:57:35

Ep. 104 • Back From the Abyss @hairgod_zito

9/16/2019
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Rickey Zito speaks to Eric about his horrific motorcycle accident that left him in a coma for 7 days, in addition to fracturing vertebrae and collapsing his vocal chords. He explains how he has come back from this with a new outlook on his life and career going forward. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:00:33:19

Ep. 103 • How Hair is Different Across the Pond w/ @ryancullenhair

9/9/2019
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Irish stylist and International Educator Ryan Cullen tells us what's new and different in hairdressing over in Europe. He also discusses the challenges of raising his prices and what he needs to do about it. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:00:47:00

Ep. 102 • Making Your Mark: LIVE Q&A Panel with @diego_djdgaf @staygold31 and @byrdmena at LookBook 2019

9/2/2019
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At LookBook 2019, we had Diego Elizarraras, Sofie Pok, and Byrd Mena sit down and field questions from barbers and stylists looking to gain insight into building brands, experience, and clientele. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:01:10:05

Ep. 101 • Leveling Up with Consistency, Confidence, & Connections w/ @kimberlytayhair

8/26/2019
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Kimberly Ibbotson has accomplished many things as a young hairstylist. Her personal mantra, 'Consistency, Confidence, & Connections' has jump-started her career early. Find out what each one means to her in this episode. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:00:46:27

Ep. 100 • Want to Grow? Get Better at Photography, Not Hair w/ @andrewdoeshair

8/19/2019
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Hairstylist and photography expert @andrewdoeshair always brings a TON of insight and knowledge to his interviews, and this one no exception. He discusses why photography and marketing yourself is more critical to growing your business than doing a better haircut. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:00:59:39

Ep. 99 • The Tech Effect w/ @paintedhair @fearlesshairdresser & @corinna.at.pony LIVE in San Francisco

8/12/2019
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Eric moderated a panel discussion in San Francisco in front of stylists & salon owners to cover the different tech & social media apps and websites in use today in the salon industry. Special thanks to Jessica and @hairlooksapp who hosted the event. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:01:09:33

Ep. 98 • Succeeding In Our Industry w/ @larisadoll

8/5/2019
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Hairdresser, Salon Owner, Influencer, Educator, Joico Brand Ambassador... Larisa Love has been successful in each aspect of our industry. Hear how she got to where she is today, as well as her advice on careers and finding an assistant. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:00:56:09

Ep. 97 • Using Mindfulness to Fight Your Insecurities w/ @andrew.carruthers

7/29/2019
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Education Director for Sam Villa & Life Coach Andrew Carruthers speaks about the current state and importance of hands-on education. He explains using mindfulness to stay focused and how to avoid 'imposter syndrome'. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:01:07:04

Ep. 96 • How to Get Noticed by Modern Salon (and others) w/ @AlisonAlhamed

7/22/2019
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Modern Salon Editor-In-Chief Alison Alhamed gives us a look inside the workings of Modern Salon, including content selection and the shift from print to digital. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:01:00:58

Ep. 95 • The Art of Being Fearless w/ Justin Thomas @fearlesshairdresser

7/15/2019
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Hattori Hanzo Educator and salon owner Justin Thomas shares why he strives to inspire other hairdressers to be fearless behind the chair, as well as discussion on viewing yourself as a business and salon ownership. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:00:53:07

Ep. 94 • Believing in Yourself & Going For it w/ @HeyElizabethFaye

7/8/2019
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Hairstylist Success Coach and founder of @hairloveretreat Elizabeth Faye speaks about finding hairdressing as a safe haven, and creating an annual festival to educate, inspire, and pass along that feeling to others. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:00:53:58

Ep. 93 • How to Get Better at YouTube w/ @adamciaccia

7/1/2019
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Adam Ciaccia is an Australian YouTube stylist and owner of Axis Hairdressing Salon. He sat down with Eric Taylor to discuss creating Youtube hair videos and using that popularity to build an international clientele. Follow Adam on YouTube here: www.youtube.com/adamciaccia Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor www.instagram.com/salonrepublic

Duration:01:03:06

Ep. 92 • What You Need to Know Before Entering a Hair Competition w/ @ericakeelen_hair_love

6/24/2019
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Contest Guru Erica Keelen gets into the specifics of planning your entry into hair competitions: choosing a category, finding the right model, hiring a photographer... and more! Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehairgamepodcast/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel! or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/c/thehairgame www.salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:41:18

Ep. 91 • The Magic Happens Outside of Your Comfort Zone w/ @lalasupdos

6/17/2019
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Bridal hair artist and educator Laura Chihaia @lalasupdos shares her incredible story of growing up in communist Romania and reaching for a better life in the United States. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel! or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/c/thehairgame www.salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:59:39

Ep. 90 • LIVE from The License to Create Awards @premiere_orlando

6/10/2019
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@loveerictaylor 's first trip to Premiere Orlando included him on the Gold Carpet interviewing some of the industry's top artists & influencers, as well as the up and coming artists nominated and presenting at this years #LTCAwards. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel! or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/c/thehairgame www.salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:57:54

Ep. 89 • The Salon Republic Story w/ Guest-Host @AlisonAlhamed, Editor-in-Chief @modernsalon

6/3/2019
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Guest Host Alison Alhamed from @modernsalon turns the table on our Hair Game host @loveerictaylor to find out the story of how he built Salon Republic. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel! or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/c/thehairgame www.salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:01:21:05