Sam Villa is changing the industry, one hairdresser at a time. Whether teaching face-to-face in small hands-on classes, on the main stage or reaching his millions of social media followers, Sam changes people. He is a true leader that brings out the best in others. As the 2017 NAHA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, he is known for doing things differently to challenge, inspire and motivate change. In this podcast, Sam talks candidly about his journey from being an athlete to a hairdresser inspired by his father who was a barber and Vidal Sassoon. This icon shares his views on education and the importance of continuously growing your skills. He also advises salons and stylists on why they need to view retailing differently and he provides some great tips for re-thinking your retail strategies.