- Edition 6, Chapter 1 -


It’s a natural career progression to start with a single focus or talent, and over time to assume more and more responsibility until the job description is something else entirely. Hairdressers may become managers, educators, or salon owners thrust into roles in marketing, retail, human resources, real estate, and on and on.

Michael Gordon’s path was no different. He started as a busy hairdresser, and over the years became an even busier head of a major corporation. But this story isn’t about what lies beyond doing hair, but just the opposite. It’s about Michael finding his way back to where he started: Behind the chair.