Today’s episode is a rare one. Why you may ask? First up, I have no guest for you. It’s a solo show with just me, the microphone and your company.

I felt the time was right to stop and take stock of everything thats happened to me and the ‘How To Cut It‘ podcast since I first launched and hosted the intro show back in March 2017.  And thats exactly what I’m going to share with you all today. So come with me as we take a look to the past, now and future of the ‘How To Cut It‘ podcast. I’ve some exciting and exclusive news to reveal to you all, including a ticket give away to Wella Professionals brand new Colour Conversation events that I’ll be hosting in London, Manchester and Dublin. More on that shortly!

We kick off today’s episode with the past. Featuring an incredible array of industry icons, rising stars, digital influencers and those from the creative and fashion industries, I’m thrilled to have brought to you 53 episodes in 2019. But what was the most listened to episodes of this year? That I’m about to announce to you –– the Top 5 highest download episodes from 2019. Be sure to listen in to hear if your favourite interview has got into that Top 5.

Moving on to the now, I’m keen to share with you on how podcasting has been one of the best decision I’ve made  in my hairdressing career. Thanks to podacsting it is giving me the amazing experiences of being invited to host and guest speak at leading industry events. I’ll be telling you of some my current gig bookings for the year ahead, that includes Inspirational Minds 2020, Colour Conversation and Business Hub 2020. I hope you can join me at one of these events!

Like all good ‘How To Cut It‘ episodes we will finish with the future. Let’s just say there is a few teasers in this podcast, where I’ll be touching upon both a brand new live stage show that I’ll be hosting throughout the UK during 2020, and the launch of another podcast show soon.  Curious to know more, then keep tuned in.

Lastly, do stick around to the very end of this podcast. I’ll be telling how you can have the chance to WIN 1 of 5 tickets to Wella Professionals brand new Colour Conversation event in either London, Manchester and Dublin. Now thats what you need to know! Hit that play button!!

 

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Today’s Guest

A fourth generation hairdresser Dom Lehane has been in the hairdressing industry for over 30 years and has launched multiple hairdressing ventures.

Regarded as a leading innovator and communicator for the hair industry, Dom was the original founder of online community and events platform HairClubLive and #OpenChairNight before more recently turning his hand to to creating and hosting the weekly ‘How To Cut It’ podcast show.

Show notes:

Heres some of what we cover in today’s episode

  • 00 min 31 sec: Show introduction.
  • 02 min 52 sec: A look back to the ‘How To Cut It’ Podcast in 2019.
  • 06 min 43 sec: Top 5 How To Cut It podcast downloads of 2019.
  • 24 min 20 sec: Summarise 2019 How To Cut It podcasts.
  • 25 min 57 sec: Going forward for 2020.
  • 28 min 15 sec: The Fantastic Hairdresser – Inspirational Minds 2019.
  • 31 min 19 sec: Podcasts for your brand and tribe.
  • 32 min 56 sec: The Irish Hair Federation Business Hub 2020.
  • 34 min 22 sec: Wella Professionals – Colour Conversations.
  • 36 min 45 sec: How to WIN a ticket to Wella Professionals – Colour Conversations 2020.

Resources

119: Why We Need to Give Young Hairdressers a Break – with Sean Dawson

EP095: How a Small Town Hairdresser is Making a ‘BIG’ Buzz in the Industry – with Georgia Bell

EP110: The Creative Talent that is Harriett Stokes of Not Another Salon

EP088: The Hidden Intelligence of a Hairdresser with Gianni Scumaci

EP118: Alcohol, Drugs and Suicide Attempt! Niall Colgan’s Incredible Comeback Story

EP122: Dinner Date with Sophia Hilton

HairClubLive

Industry insights

Alan-Austin-Smith

Inspirational Minds 2020

Irish Hair Federation – Business Hub 2020

Wella Professionals – Colour Conversations London

Wella Professionals – Colour Conversations Manchester

Wella Professionals – Colour Conversations Dublin

Suzanne Alphonse 

Jordanna Cobella

Hairy Media Productions

How To Cut It – Events 

 

Competition – Colour Conversation

For your chance to WIN 1 of 5 tickets to a Wella Professionals Colour Conversations event in either London, Manchester or Dublin follow these 2 simple steps below:

 

1: Share your favourite ‘How To Cut It’ podcast episode on your Instagram Story (not feed) ONLY.

2: To be eligible you must use hashtags #howtocutitwella and the city of the Wella studio hosting one of the Colour Conversations events that you would like to attend i.e. #London #Manchester #Dublin. Failure to use hashtags your entry will not be valid.

All winners will be selected at random 5 days prior to the event.

Closing dates: London – 21/2/20, Manchester – 28/2/20, Dublin – 11/3/2020.

Terms and Conditions:

  • No cash alternative.
  • The prize is not transferable.
  • The winner will be that of the Instagram account entering competition.
  • Travel arrangements and overnight accommodation are not included within the prize.

 

 

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