Member Video: Melissa Verplank Interview - 35 minutes
After a day on the slopes in Utah, Teri DiMarino put Melissa Verplank in the hot seat! Of course, Teri covers the basics like: how did Melissa get started in the industry, where did she learn, and what has she accomplished? But the questions get more challenging, and personal, as she goes on.
Teri asks Melissa about her plateaus and walls she has hit throughout her career. What were her highest highs and lowest lows? And, is retirement in her future? During the entire interview, Teri has a knack for drawing out Melissa’s personal advice so you can glean knowledge from her years of business experience.
In this video you will learn:
- A few of the major challenges Melissa has faced in her career path.
- What you can do to avoid professional burn-out.
- The top mistakes she sees groomers make when starting their own business, and how to avoid them.
- Melissa’s thoughts on mobile grooming: solo operator vs. fleet.
- Melissa’s guiding light.
Experts in this Video
Melissa Verplank is a Certified Master Stylist and long time business owner.