#TUClassic: Making Failure Impossible with George and Johnny Nikollaj


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Today on the show we’re talking with brothers Johnny and George Nikollaj, owners of the Detroit area salon, 6. Johnny and George had a vision for building a salon that would be fun, energetic and cool. What they didn’t foresee is their hard-working parents fronting the money to buy the business.

Jayson Waller talks with the owners of the popular Detroit-area 6 Salon about the immense pressure they felt to succeed, and learns about the work both put in to create their brand and customer service-centered culture.


  • Getting into the hair dressing trade
  • Keeping the experience fun for clients
  • Finding the location for the first salon, and the story of opening
  • Why their parents giving them a loan led to their success
  • How they trained their employees better than anyone
  • Their first year in business
  • Figuring it out as they went, but doing it the right way
  • Pay your business first, the rest will follow
  • Hiring great people to allow yourself to think of the future
  • Each brother falling into their role in the business
  • Taking one step at a time, but doing it every day
  • Becoming their clients therapists
  • And much more…


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