While summer schedules are booming and your energy levels keep draining, find ways to stay focused this summer by cozying up to a good book. Spending time educating yourself can not only destress you, but it can also increase the value of your business. In no order of preference, here are some summer reads that are sure to perk your insight and inspiration. All recommendations are also available on audio so that you can multi-task or listen in with your boss babe clients as service audio ;)
Top 4 Books for Makeup Business Development
These books are sure to help you reach the next level in your makeup business. Choose the one you are drawn to the most and start reading or listening today.
The 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferris
Okay, so you're probably going to be spending more than four hours a week with clients, which is what is not being suggested by Timothy Ferris in The 4-Hour Work Week. But what about all the other tasks that keep your abundance in flow? Productivity and outsourcing is an art according to this life-changing book – it is an art that can impact all areas of your life.
The Barefoot Investor by Scott Pape
This is a book about managing money and becoming debt free. It is written by an Australian man so it is based on the Australian banking system. That aside, The Barefoot Investor will very likely change your relationship with money. The way we do money is the way we do life so pick up this investor guide on how to get the most out of life.
The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer
Find your people and learn to receive! Whether you are a seasoned business owner or just making your way into the independent contractor world, The Art of Asking is pure gold. Have you heard the expression " It takes a village"? That statement also pertains to your business and includes having a healthy business culture and a community of allies to support you. Learn the art of asking to discover that people are overflowing with eagerness to help you succeed.
The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
Want to think outside the box? Have time to commit to a transformation? The Artist’s Way is known to lead to an incredible opening of creative flow. With lots of exercises, you’ll be sure to have a breakthrough!
Let me know what you think of these reads! We can have a little book club in the comments below :)
Make sure to let us know if you have any other books you recommend to read this summer for personal or business growth. If you want to do some reading on business development right here, then check out our salon business resources on our blog!
A glad girl from the start, expert eyelash artist, Sarah Elaine Moore has been bringing Glad Lash eyelash extensions into the homes of her premier Hollywood clients for over thirteen years. Sarah attended the Make Up Designory in Burbank CA in 2002, studying Film & Television Makeup. She has also trained with the world-renowned Fletcher Pilates Company, where she spent six years exploring how beauty professionals can prevent injury and increase longevity in their careers. Sarah is currently Volume Lash Trainer at Glad Lash Academy. Her mission through her guest posts on the Glad Lash Blog is to make the best better, inspiring confidence and instilling value in eyelash artists and clients.