Niki teaches all the things they don’t teach you about salon ownership in Thriving in Salon Ownership. The story of Day Lily Salon and Spa and the Cicak family’s struggles through establishment, a fire and Covid 19 almost seem unimaginable. She tells of all the blood, sweat, tears and hair splinters it takes to run a successful small business in today’s world. She even shares what being able to write in real time while going through the Covid 19 closures meant and how to pivot your business during a crisis. But Niki will be the first to tell you that their family used humor and good old-fashioned grit to figure it out!
As an expert in the beauty industry, Niki shares the lessons she has learned in her 20+ year career in the beauty industry. Her knowledge, experience and a side of sass makes this a great read even if you are not in the beauty industry and want to learn more about building any kind of small business. Her fundamental belief that you are not in competition but in community make for some great lessons no matter your background. The basic fundamentals she shares are great for a variety of industries. And if nothing else, you’ll laugh a lot and gain some great insight to the dynamic of the Day Lily Divas!
Niki teaches all the things they don’t teach you about salon ownership in Thriving in Salon Ownership. The story of Day Lily Salon and Spa and the Cicak family’s struggles through establishment, a fire and Covid 19 almost seem unimaginable. But Niki shares how they thrived as a business and a family through it all.
This book is a great resources for not just salon owners but any business owner. Learn some great tips on how to thrive in your
small business today!
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A beautifully woven text that balances effort with emotion and concrete directives with food for thought. Thriving in Salon Ownership peels back the layers that surround all of us as complex and dynamic beings. With total honesty, Niki Cicak delves into her personal and professional experiences, allowing the reader to glimpse themselves in many situations. This book creates space for vulnerability so that creativity and change can roam freely. It was a pleasure having the chance to grow my skills while also connecting emotionally to the author and her story. It's easy to read and easy to return to if you don't read it all in one sitting. Highly recommend! ~ Jillian W.
As someone who is not a Salon owner, I absolutely loved this book. Niki is down to Earth, tells it like it is, and has great tips for any small business owner. It may be geared towards Salon owners, but anyone running a small business can learn from Niki's experience! ~ Laura C.
I have never had a book hit me in so many ways. I have always felt like I have been in a rut with our small business. Even if you're not in the Salon business this book still directs you in so many ways and teaches you what you need to do next. This is the most heart grabbing real life experiences, and I truly recommend it. ~ Fred R.
I just read the book in a day! It kept me entertained and engaged and most of all - in AWWW of how amazing Niki Cicak is. I have the utmost confidence that she will be traveling and spreading her entrepreneurial skills across the country. ~ Bobbi B.
Where do I start? This book is so full of good advice and insight into what takes to start your own business! Niki tells you the ups and downs of her own personal experiences! I got tears in my eyes a few times! This is well written and is easy to follow! It is definitely a must read for anyone! Loved it! ~ Susan G.
Wow! This book really teaches you about opening a small business! It’s incredible , educational and funny all at the same time!!
~ Mary T.