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EP 4 - The Altieri Brothers Featuring Allan Papaleo

Episode Summary

In this episode, we are excited to feature our friend and a very well-known hairdresser, Alan Papaleo. Alan is the Senior Artistic Team Member for Ergo Styling Tools.

Alan shares his beginnings in the hair industry, a little bit of his personal life, and the secret to his excellent health.

We cover some of the advantages of working in the hair industry, favorite experiences with different companies we have worked with, and the fun education shows we've had over the years.

Alan also talks of how he started his first salon and the joys and challenges that came with the role. He shares his insights on education, working with the best people, re-inventing yourself, collaboration, and many more.

There are so many life, business, and career lessons you can gain from this interview, so please tune in!

Today's Guest - Alan Papaleo

Alan Papaleo is an international hair artist with over 30 years of experience as a hairdresser and educator. Currently has is the Senior Artistic Team Member for Ergo Styling Tools.

He also worked as the International Artistic Director for Pravana and was a global artistic member in Matrix.

His work has been featured on both screen and print media, and he has many awards from the professional salon industry, including Los Angele Master of the Craft and also Matrix Platform Artist of the Year.

Key Take-Aways:

  • Surround yourself with the best people and strive to be the best in what you do.

  • Get the best education and training you possibly can.

  • Take a leap of faith.

  • The scariest thing to do is to re-invent yourself.

  • Collaborating with others can help reduce competition and promote cooperation and unity.

  • Pull your weight.

  • Beauty schools help you forget a path forward.

  • Envision your goal first, then work on it.

  • Haircutting is knowing when to stop.

  • Hair should be balanced in color, shape, texture, and form.

  • You can't be angry and grateful at the same time.

  • Nobody wants mediocrity.

  • Proper tools are important.


IG - PapaleoFineArts

Alan Papaleo's Phone Number 105143744

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