Posted on June 16, 2020
Sola Salon Studios
Also known as “The Hungry Hairdresser,” 2020 Faces of Sola Lindsey Couch knew from a young age that she wanted a career that enabled her to make people happy. After making a last-minute decision not to pursue psychology at a traditional college, but unsure what she should do next, her mom encouraged her to become a hairstylist. As Lindsey says, “Mom knows best!” because in cosmetology school, Lindsey quickly found her tribe and for the first time, felt like she belonged.
Lindsey not only rocks it as a salon owner but also as a national educator for Paul Mitchell. While she is a thriving success now, she had to overcome rejection and self-doubt along her journey, specifically while pursuing her dream of becoming an educator.
Listen, as this spunky, upbeat #SolaBoss shares her experience of overcoming adversity, plus tips on how to become an educator, and more!
In This Episode
[01:19] Welcome to the show, Lindsey!
[01:35] Lindsey shares how she got the title “The Hungry Hairdresser.”
[03:14] She speaks about authenticity.
[07:54] Lindsey became a hairdresser to make people happy.
[10:50] Her mom told her she needed to go to cosmetology school.
[13:01] “An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. So when life is dragging you back with difficulties, just know you are about to be launched into something great. So just focus and keep aiming.”
[15:08] What made you decide to become a Paul Mitchell educator?
[16:59] Lindsey shares what inspires her to want to teach other hairdressers the craft.
[18:36] Lindsey talks about failing her first audition to become a Paul Mitchell educator.
[20:13] How do you think that experience shaped the person you are today?
[21:16] Lindsey shares tips on how to become an educator.
[22:53] What has been your most rewarding moment?
[23:49] Thank you so much for being on the show!
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