Jim Markham - Wild Business Growth Podcast #150: Legendary Celebrity Hair Stylist, Hair Care Pioneer

Jim Markham – Wild Business Growth Podcast #150: Legendary Celebrity Hair Stylist, Hair Care Pioneer

Wow. That’s all I can say after interviewing the Wild Business Growth Podcast guest for Episode 150, Jim Markham. Jim is the Celebrity Hair Stylist, Serial Entrepreneur, and Bestselling Author of Big Lucky. Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and your other favorite podcast platforms.

Episode 150: Jim Markham – Legendary Celebrity Hair Stylist, Hair Care Pioneer

Jim Markham, the Celebrity Hair Stylist, Serial Entrepreneur, and Bestselling Author of Big Lucky, joins the show to share his journey from getting married and having a child at age 15 to founding several hair care companies that have netted over $1.2 billion in sales. Hear how to find your point of difference when positioning, start a successful product line, the business lessons Jim learned from Jay Sebring, how pimps and Playboy changed his life, and stories from working with Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, Johnny Carson, and Frank Sinatra. This episode covers everything from checkers to lawsuits. Here’s a small sample of what you will hear in this episode:

  • Playing Checkers with Pimps on Sunset Boulevard
  • How do you handle having your back against the wall
  • How did Jim get into contact with Jay Sebring
  • How did Jim transition from cutting hair to selling hair care products
  • What led to the huge success of Pureology
  • What allowed Jim to be first with so many products and product benefits
  • What is a tip about flying a plane he can share
  • What are some celebrity stories he can share

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Enjoy the shoooooow! Check out the show notes below for much more detail.

Show Notes

The Markham Hello from Hawaii
Big Lucky by Jim Markham Wild Business Growth Podcast
Jim Markham - Wild Business Growth Podcast #150: Legendary Celebrity Hair Stylist, Hair Care Pioneer

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