For those of you who don’t know me – let me share with you a little bit about myself.  I grew up in a very large family. Lots of aunts and uncles, first, second and third cousins. So many people I lost count.  Our family got together not just on holidays and special occasions but ALL the time.

Life was family – family was life


My Dad’s family also had a business.  He worked the business with his Dad, his brothers, nephews and cousins.  Our family was well known in the industry. Not just because the of business’ success but also because we were a family that

Sticking together – through thick and thin


No matter what we stuck together. Through all the ups and downs of business and of life.  After college I went to work – not in the family business – but in retail.

One day, a few years later, one of my cousins called me saying “Andy come to the office and  talk to me about joining the business – we can use you”.

Starting From Behind a Front Desk


So I did and started – as a receptionist in one of our big, bustling hair salons – learning every aspect of business from the ground up – eventually running the marketing for over 1500 salons in seven countries.

I felt great – working in the salon industry – with my family. Until my Dad’s brother, my Uncle Nathan passed. With his passing, his family wanted out.

Selling the Salons


The way out was to sell it the business. And with so many people involved things became messy – and the worst in people came out. Things got so bad that it blew the family apart. As the old saying goes – the “operation was successful but the patient died” 

What happened was that the sale of a great business, that had provided a livelihood for so many families – ended up killing my extended family – a family that I loved.  As a result of this I decided to dedicate my professional life showing salon owners how to build successful businesses, filled with profits, performance and life!

Our work is about massively growing salon businesses so that truly serve the owner rather than the other way around.

Working with You in 2016


In 2016 I’m taking on a select number salon clients. So if you are an owner and know you’re ready for the challenge of massively growing your salon next year simply email me at andrew@busysalons.com and put “I’m Ready to Massively Grow My Salon” in the subject line.

Do that and I’ll show you how we’ll do that – together.

To Life!

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