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S2E12: KJ’s Barbershop – with Kris Jordan

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Saratoga, Warren, and Washington County have no shortage of fantastic goods and services to offer! In this podcast, our host Mike Nelson will clue you in on the amazing gems hidden in your very own community!

Season 2, Episode 12

KJ’s Barbershop – with Kris Jordan

In this episode, our host Mike Nelson interviews Kris Jordan, the master barber and owner of KJ’s Barbershop!

Both his grandfather and father were barbers, but Kris wasn’t so sure he wanted to do it himself… All of that changed after a significant event in 2020. What happened? Why did it motivate him to reenter the family trade? You’ll have to listen to this episode to find out!

00:00 – Opening

00:21 – CP Ad: Call Nourishing Minds Tutoring Today!

00:51 – Show Begins: The Benefit of the Ice Bath

03:26 – Old Man Mike

04:54 – Challenges Lead You Back Home

06:32 – Work It Out: Shoutout to Zabala!

08:26 – Nursing is in High Demand… But the Job is Hard

09:26 – Kris Jordan: Becoming a Master Barber

12:36 – Location, Location, Location

13:39 – The Transition is Tough… But Worth It!

14:29 – The 2020 Crisis: Diagnosing an Uncommon Problem

18:16 – Another Crisis: Sepsis Looms

21:30 – No Regrets: Pursue Your Dreams, Do Something Different!

23:06 – What Does Professional REALLY Mean?

24:43 – Putting the “Master” in Master Barber

29:05 – Mike Kelsey?

29:40 – Cutting Your Own Hair?!

31:37 – Beard Balms, Butters, Oils… What Works?

33:03 – Barbershops Making a Comeback!

36:37 – Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe

37:49 – Growing the Shop: Leaders Eat Last

39:57 – How to Get in Touch:

41:40 – Facebook Isn’t Where the Action Is

43:19 – Closing Remarks

44:43 – CP Ad: Visit SkyZone Trampoline Park Today!

PRODUCTION NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls TODAY Business Report, or Five Towers Media.


  • Host

    Mike Nelson

  • Guest

    Kris Jordan

  • Runtime

    45 min, 32 sec

  • Air Date

    June 3rd, 2024