EPISODE 91 : Tenille Lawrence - Founder of Little Birdie Hair co
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As business owners we lead in many ways, and often those that make the most impression do so out of pure determination and passion for what they do. Tenille Lawrence, founder of Little Birdie Hair Co, definitely emulates pure determination and passion for her business and life and takes some time out of her extremely busy day to sit down and take a moment with me to share her business journey.

Tenille talks candidly about everything from turning her step out of high school into an international career, to declaring bankruptcy and starting all over again. She also shares how she manages to continue to live the life of her dreams and why being a sustainably, low tox salon owner is of utmost importance to her and her team.

The recipient of not one but two "Australia's best eco salon" awards, a mother of 4, and manager of over 28 staff members, Tenille is exactly where she wants to be ... come take a listen to her story. A x

Highlights throughout the episode;

  • [2:59] How Tenille got started in business ... from mobile hairdressing to international educator.
  • [5:56] Raising capital and getting help from mum to keep spending on track.
  • [9:51] Little Birdie Hair co is born, with a great story on how it came to be named.
  • [12:04] How learning she had chemical poisoning led to Tenille created the foundations for sustainability practices and low tox colouring to be rolled out in her salons.
  • [17:08] Recycling hair as a sustainable measure, and why it's great for soil.
  • [17:39] Tenille draws upon her own experiences and discusses getting White Ribbon Accredited.
  • [19:54] Managing teams and how having a solid and trusting management team supports self care.
  • [22:49] Leaning in to support and how Tenille juggles business and a very busy household.
  • [25:57] The 2 pieces of advice Tenille has for business owners.
  • [28:10] What the future holds for Tenille and Little Birdie Hair co.

How you can learn more about Little Birdie Hair co and get in contact;

🖥 Website www.littlebirdiehairco.com

🖱 Instagram @littlebirdiehairco

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