The Life Of KG

The Life Of KG

www.kgsalons.com
Entrepreneur Katie Godfrey covers all things beauty and business for those in the beauty and lash industry. She covers everything from starting a business, growing a business, interviews with top industry experts and shares her personal life and business knowledge to help encourage other start ups and business owners


54. Rochelle Anthony. Business, babies and Black Lives Matter!
Jun 22 • 37 min
Rochelle owns a super salon in Central Milton Keynes, is one of the creators of The Invisiweave and runs a successful hair academy and Premium haircare business and Mummy blog. @rochelle.mama @thedollshousemk
53. Joanne Lee. How your voice can change your business
Jun 16 • 33 min
Joanna has been a lash artist for nearly 10 years. Having been just shy of a decade her lash business has grown up with the industry as it has metamorphised through so many changes. Joanna is also a lash educator and has been teaching for about 3 years…
52. Is your salon ready?
Jun 11 • 23 min
Katie Godfrey shares with you her thoughts and feelings around how salon owners are feeling right now. How she has prepped her salon and academy ready to open safety. She has risk assessments for those that need to them ready to reopen. Remember we are…
51. Ruksher Malik from Pastels Salon in Dubai. What salon life looks like after Covid19
Jun 3 • 54 min
● Moved to London when she was 18 where she spent two years training in prestigious hair academies, namely Vidal Sassoon, Toni & Guy, L’Oreal Technical Academy, Nicky Clarke, Morris masterclass international and Complections International ● By 1996, she…
50. Cheryl Taylor from Idol & Oh Darlin.
May 25 • 39 min
Cheryl Taylor is the founder and CEO of Oh Darling based in Liverpool and product range Idol. Cheryl has been in the beauty industry for coming up to 19 years. She is a respected educator and Lash Master and has a wealth of experience in a multitude of…
49. Becky Perkins. How important is retail?
May 6 • 26 min
Becky Perkins is the director of Icons Lash and Brow Studio in East Sussex. The Studio was founded in 2011 and has grown to employ 6 Lash and Brow Artists. She prides herself in keeping her own and her teams skills up to date by taking courses with many…
48. Amanda Humphrey. Her success story.
May 4 • 43 min
Amanda Humphrey is the owner of Saramanda1 beauty and hair salon in Great Denham, Bedfordshire. From being a detective based in London she wanted a complete career change. Once opened the salon Amanda received some heartbreaking and life changing news.…
47. Stephan Shortland. How important is your packaging?
Apr 27 • 40 min
Stephen Shortland is Founder and Managing Director of New Vision Packaging. Before forming New Vision in March 2006, Stephen held leadership roles in other retail-focussed packaging businesses across the UK market. Leaving school at 16 with a handful of…
46. Niraj Kapur, business coach.
Apr 20 • 22 min
Niraj grew up in Belfast with his Indian parents and was expected to work for the NHS like his family. Instead he became an expert sales coach and trainer. After 23 years working on London running sales teams from small businesses to The Guardian…
45. Gemma Samuel talking all things marketing.
Apr 16 • 35 min
Gemma Samuel is a Marketing Expert and founder of boutique agency Gem Media Marketing Ltd. She specialises in supporting business owners to get their business heard through online platforms. Through her passion to build client relationships and her…
44. Loreta Jasilionyte founder of Lawless Lashes.
Apr 9 • 25 min
FOUNDER OF FLAWLESS LASHES BY LORETA Loreta Jasilionyte, founder of Flawless Lashes by Loreta, is one of the lash industry’s key experts and recognised trainers worldwide. With more than 35 trainers, 20 distributors and millions of women wearing her…
43. Genna Rose
Apr 1 • 33 min
I’m Genna, first and foremost I’m mummy to Stanley and Clara and I’m the owner of Genna Rose - Lashes Brows Training. We’re an award winning salon specialising in eyelash lash extensions and were also an award winning training academy. I have been trading…
42. Frankie Widdows
Mar 30 • 56 min
Frankie Widdows is the founder and CEO of Eyelash Excellence ™. Frankie wasn’t always in the Beauty industry, in fact from 2002-2012 she was a Police dog handler, but her creativity and passion for beauty lead her down the path of discovering her true…
41. Katie Godfrey and Ria Jaine talk Coronavirus
Mar 17 • 36 min
Tips and tricks to stay above in the Coronavirus nightmare. What to apply for to help your business.
40. Adele Marie Hartshorn. Tips on how to beat mindset and anxiety.
Mar 11 • 35 min
Adele-Marie Hartshorn is a professional speaker, retreat owner, author and life coach with over 15 years of experience teaching worldwide. As a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Master NLP Practitioner, she has a deep understanding of the powerful…
39. Jade Jones from PreJades
Feb 27 • 47 min
Founder of Jade Jones and PreJades, Jade Jones has been in the industry for 6 years and has a growing team of passionate artists working with her in the salon, in the Academy and as brand ambassadors for the product side of the business. Jade launched her…
38. Lucy Argent. How she juggles multiple business alongside motherhood.
Feb 10 • 53 min
Lucy is the Owner of salon at number 5 in Cambridge and founder of the cambridge lash company. Lucy was one of the first people In the uk to learn eyelash extensions and has been a lash trainer for more than 10 years. Her 3 salons are award winning with…
37. Caz Bargery. How Rapid Transformational Therapy can help business owners
Feb 4 • 52 min
Caz qualified as a Hypnotherapist & Rapid Transformational Therapist (RTT) having been trained by the world renowned leader Marisa Peer. She has always been interested in the mind and when it does not work to our advantage wanted to know how it can be…
36. Amy Lewis. Director of Mooeys
Jan 31 • 41 min
My name is Amy Lewis, and I am extremely proud owner of a Beauty brand called Mooeys. I am Mum to Willow and Piper (And Ted the terrier if he counts) and Wife to the awesome Hot Ginge! I have had a really varied career in the Beauty industry from being a…
35. Life, business, baby’s and dating. Katie Godfrey’s story
Jan 26 • 62 min
Check out The Farah Kariamburi Show! Have you ever wondered why some mums have this amazing amount of energy and glow about them? It’s hard to balance work or business and be a mum. Being a mum can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life but…
34. Emma Smith from Lushlash.
Dec 11, 2019 • 37 min
My name is Emma Smith. I am the Owner and Director of the Lushlash Hair & Beauty Salon, Lushlash Training Academy and the LL Lashes product line. I have been doing lash extensions for around five years now and I am also a qualified lash educator. The main…
33. Rebecca Day. Employment Vs Self-employment.
Dec 2, 2019 • 23 min
Rebecca Day is an independent HR Consultant who specialises in the Professional Beauty Industry. She has worked across 32 beauty brands, created global HR strategies, led multi-functional and multi-site HR teams, managed complex employee relations issues,…
32. Nina Tulio talking about leadership.
Nov 18, 2019 • 31 min
Nina has been in the industry for 23 years as a hairstylist/owner. She is an international business consultant educating and empowering salon owners and stylists world wide. She started her consulting business, 1N Agency in 2016 after selling her salon of…
31. Jessica Crane. International business coach and speaker
Nov 14, 2019 • 18 min
Jessica Crane is an international business coach and speaker helping salon owners across the globe increase profit and reach the next level in their business
30. Hanna from London Lash interviews Katie Godfrey
Nov 14, 2019 • 27 min
Hanna Putjato interviews Katie Godfrey the Life Of KG creator. They talk all things beauty salons, business, franchising and business mentoring.
29. Hanna Putjato. London Lash
Nov 4, 2019 • 36 min
Hanna Putjato CEO and Director of London Lash, one of the biggest and most recognised European eyelash suppliers and training academies. Owner of the London Lash Salon, located in Central London. Hanna is a winner of numerous awards in Professional Beauty…
28. Tamara Shaw-Reid. 7 steps of our clients journey.
Oct 18, 2019 • 29 min
A education buff, Tamara Shaw-Reid is qualified in Resort Management, Marketing Co-Ordination, Visual Merchandising, Spa and Beauty Therapy, Trans-International Detox, Education and Account Management. With 10+ years experience, Tamara’s career has…
27. Vicky Rugg. Lash artist and trainer.
Sep 27, 2019 • 46 min
Vicky Rugg is an award winning eyelash technician based in Essex. Her passion for lashing has inspired her to train others and build her own brand, which has been successfully growing since 2010. Vicky’s motto for life and lashing is “learn the rules like…
26. Ryan Power. All things marketing.
Sep 18, 2019 • 52 min
Marketing is the single most important business skill you can develop. A small businesses who is excellent at what they do, but unable to communicate their message and story in a way which resonates with their dream client - and makes them take action -…
25. Paul and Tussanee from Integrity lash, LastCast podcast and Lashcon conference!
Jul 30, 2019 • 78 min
Tussanee discovered eyelash extensions in 2005 while attending a trade show. After taking a year to work as a trainer with a leading lash brand and learning her new craft, in July of 2006, Integrity Lash opened its doors in Pasadena and quickly became the…
24. Carl Hinder. Business coach and sales genius.
Jul 22, 2019 • 28 min
Episode 24. My name is Carl Hinder and I am the ‘Business Coach’ and owner at Salon-Help. I started to formalise my salon coaching in 2015 after working with salons on a less formal basis for many years. When I had my own chain of salon’s I realised that…
23. Set your morning routine.
Jul 1, 2019 • 9 min
Episode 23. Set your morning routine. It is so important to start the day right and start how you mean to go on. How do you start your day?
22. Interview with Dionne Thomas
Jun 17, 2019 • 35 min
Episode 22. Dionne Thomas is an award winning lash artist and lash educator. Dionne has been in the beauty industry for 8 years and is the founder of Love and lashes Lash Bar and training academy. Dionne is a big believer in living your life the way you…
21. Debbie Lewis.
May 31, 2019 • 19 min
Episode 21. Debbie Lewis. Founder and Owner/Manager of Salon Angels Ltd; a hair and beauty agency who provide business coaching, recruitment, industry events and facilitate training. Debbie is also a keynote speaker, podcaster, industry consultant and is…
20. Who is your target audience?
May 22, 2019 • 14 min
Episode 20. Who is your target audience?
19. Kim Jaynes talks about growing her company and having less control to build an empire.
May 2, 2019 • 27 min
Episode 19. Before Kim Jaynes founded Borboleta Beauty, she was an up-and-coming lash artist who wanted to give her clients the best extensions possible. Fed up with the lack of decent lash options, Kim dreamed of creating her own. She envisioned a lash…
18. Accounts, self employment and Ria Jaines story
May 1, 2019 • 51 min
Episode 18. Ria-Jaine is a licenced accountant and tax specialist for the beauty industry. Finalist to MK Woman Leaders Awards 2018 and MK Beauty Awards for her contribution to the community as well as the successes of her new beauty accounting business.…
17. Jill Heijligers-Peloquin. Owner of Lash FX global.
Apr 16, 2019 • 59 min
Episode 17. Jill Heijligers-Peloquin. Owner of Lash FX global. She is also Lash Inc media executive producer. Jill has traveled the world judging and speaking at events. She has a wealth of knowledge and idol in the lash world. Make sure you check out the…
16. Business advice by KG. She also talks how to work on your business not in your business.
Apr 10, 2019 • 11 min
Episode 16. Katie Godfrey giving advice on early days of running a company and then stepping out of your business to work ON your business not IN your business.
14. Jamie Butler from Lash Base. One of the largest lash brands in the UK.
Apr 1, 2019 • 43 min
Award-winning head of marketing at one of the UK’s largest lash brands, LashBase. Jamie has been in the industry for over 5 years but only decided to step into the public eye just over a year ago. Growing his personal brand by helping others is what makes…
13. Bryony Barclay talks about her journey to the top of the lash industry and her passion.
Mar 18, 2019 • 32 min
Episode 13. Bryony Barclay. Owner/Head Educator of LAE Training Academy -Lash Inc Lash Artist of the year finalist 2015. - Winner of 3/4D Expert category Lash battle London 2016. - Multiple features in Lash Inc & Lash Ed magazines - Lash Festival Judge…
12. Chris Kitchen talking all things mental health within the beauty industry.
Mar 12, 2019 • 27 min
Episode 12. Chris is mostly know for his work within the Online Booking sector with Book In Beautiful, work which has lead to Chris being named the Online Booking Expert for business support platform EATOW. After working with some of the industry’s…
11. Samantha Houghton talking about her 3 companies within the beauty industry.
Mar 12, 2019 • 22 min
Episode 11. Samantha Houghton is an Entrepreneur , award wining lash artist . Salon & academy owner . CEO of SR signature training academy and supplies and is also an international trainer.
10. Shelby Tarleton talking all things Lash Boss Radio and running her two salons.
Mar 11, 2019 • 27 min
Episode 10. Shelby Tarleton is the host of Lash Boss Radio and owns Pink Lady Lash with two locations in Austin, Texas. Pink Lady Lash was voted the Best in Austin by the Austin Chronicle for 2017 and 2018. Shelby has won 2nd place internationally, and…
9. Are you nearly hitting the VAT threshold? How do you increase your prices?
Mar 6, 2019 • 15 min
Episode 9. Are you nearly at the VAT threshold? Are you worried about doing price increases and unsure how to do this? Listen in to hear tips how to help your beauty business when this times comes.
8. With Leanne Harber we talk all things lashes, teaching and the OSCARS!
Mar 4, 2019 • 32 min
Episode 8. Leanne Harber Has been in the industry for 20 years and is now an international Judge and speaker aswell as a Lash trainer specialising in her Ultimate bridging technique which she has traveled the world to teach. She’s the editor of Lash Inc…
7. Ava Scarlett, salon owner and trainer who is a mum entrepreneur!
Mar 4, 2019 • 38 min
Episode 7. Beauty studio and training academy founder, Ava Scarlett Beauty. A focus on empowering women to chase career goals in the beauty industry, providing the tools and encouragement to make little businesses grow. We make women feel good about…
6. Zoe Mizon shares about running her businesses and getting that right team.
Feb 28, 2019 • 25 min
Episode 6. Zoe Mizon is an award winning Salon Owner, Educator, Lash Artist, Columnist and Entrepreneur from South Yorkshire UK. Zoe owns and manages a luxury high end boutique salon and training school - the Zoe Mizon Lash Academy and Ladies Lounge which…
5. Julie knight who is a lash artist, writer, speaker and judge sharing her knowledge.
Feb 26, 2019 • 58 min
Episode 5. Julie Knight is a working lash artist, trainer, writer, speaker and judge who loves helping others to thrive. She’s the founder of Elite Eyelash Extensions (UK) for Treatment, Training & Products, the founder and Editor of Lash-Ed Magazine, the…
4. Mess around with Lola-Rose. My mini me, my life, my why!
Feb 26, 2019 • 2 min
Episode 4. Mess around with Lola-Rose, my 3 year old daughter. She feels left out when I’m recording, so told me she wanted her own show. Once we record she gets shy… but hey ho, here it goes!
3. A few tips about how to be successful in business no matter what industry your in.
Feb 25, 2019 • 16 min
Episode 3. Katie Godfrey shares a few tips that help with running a successful business. Running a business is not easy and this will help you realise some things to expect when starting out. www.kgsalons.com
2nd Episode with Kristina Shepherd talking about her beauty salon and eyelash training academy.
Feb 25, 2019 • 21 min
Episode 2. Kristina Shepherd from 27 two 6 beauty and KSLA Lash Education company. Kristina has been published in many magazines over the years from Lash Inc, Professional Beauty, The Guild and is a featured writer in Lash-Ed magazine.
1st episode with how KG started out, built and grew the business to a multi award winning company.
Feb 18, 2019 • 39 min
1st ever episode. KG’s story. You will hear about Katie Godfrey, CEO of KG Salon and KG Professional life. Her troubles through bullying in school, starting her business, the highs and lows. You can find out more about her companies on www.kgsalons.com…