⭐️ Groomer Spotlight
December 28, 2023

3 Key Lessons from Deleon & Amanda Alford

Family owned salon. Wife will need link or invite to join us as well

Alex Martin

Hey there, fellow dog lovers! Today's episode of The Daily Groomer features an incredible duo: Deleon and Amanda Alford. Let me tell you, these two are not your average salon owners. They bring passion, expertise, and a whole lot of love for our four-legged friends to their business, Alfred's Angels. It was an absolute pleasure to chat with them and learn from their journey in the grooming industry. Without further ado, here are the 3 Key Lessons I took away from our inspiring conversation:

Lesson 1: Finding the Right Fit

One thing that really stood out to me while talking to Deleon and Amanda was their commitment to finding clients who align with their salon's values and vision. They firmly believe that not everyone is the right fit for their business, no matter how good of a job they do. They implemented a price change and a system to help filter out clients, ensuring they attract those who appreciate their unique approach. As a result, they've been able to cultivate a community of loyal customers who share their love for dogs and value their exceptional grooming services.

Lesson 2: Balancing Work and Family

Running a salon business alongside raising four children is no easy task, but Deleon and Amanda manage to strike a balance between work and family life. They actively involve themselves in every aspect of their salon's operation and even go the extra mile by personally delivering products to clients. Through teamwork and supporting one another, they navigate the challenges that come with being business owners and parents. Their dedication to finding harmony in their work-life balance serves as an inspiration to all of us looking to juggle our passions and family responsibilities.

Lesson 3: Advocating for Dogs

Deleon and Amanda's advocacy for our furry friends is truly commendable. They understand that dogs cannot speak for themselves, so it's their responsibility to ensure their well-being. From reaching out to government officials to explain the severity of matting in dogs to actively promoting dog welfare on social media, they go above and beyond to raise awareness and make a difference. Their passion for advocacy is a reminder to us all about the importance of using our voices to protect those who can't speak for themselves.

I hope you found these key lessons as valuable as I did! If you want to hear more inspiring stories and insightful conversations like the one we had with Deleon and Amanda Alford, don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter. We'll keep you updated on new episodes and fascinating guests from the world of grooming. Until next time, keep loving and pampering those pups!

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Alex Martin

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