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The Fast and the Furious with a Finnish Twist

Most of us know the franchise movie series The Fast and The Furious, where expensive cars like Ford Gran Torino Sport, Mitsubishi Eclipse and Dodge Challenger race against each other with high speed and excitement. It´s a franchise for people who love cars and danger, not to mention drama also. Stepping out of the fictive world, drifting has now entered into …

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From Finnish Winter to Florida Sun

How does it feel to switch the Finnish winter into Florida sun? M Room offers its employees a chance to work abroad in our eight global locations, short term or indefinitely, so switching the climate is more than possible. Viveka Lamberg moved from Finland to Naples, Florida in 2019. She grabbed her dog with her, and her husband will follow them …

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Franchise Trends 2020

Czech Republic. Romania. Germany. Finland. UK. USA. It´s inspiring to talk to people in the franchise industry, and visit franchise conferences. The magic and creative buzz among likeminded people, the enthusiasm and sharing of knowledge and best practices – it makes you very excited about franchising and the future of this business model. After many deep conversations, the question is: …

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Close and Responsible

“I wear two hats. The one is business and increasing my shareholders value; the other is social responsibility.”  – Guler Sabanci According to Association for Finnish work, 80 % of Finnish people favor domestic products and services when possible. Favoring domestic is a global phenomenon: According to an infographic from Standard Textile,  60% of Americans said they are willing to pay 10% …

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A Day In The Life Of a Professional Golfer

Have you ever wondered what a day of a professional athlete looks like? First and foremost it requires practicing your chosen sport every single day. But life is also more than that. I sat down with Tobias Poke, M Room brand ambassador, to talk about his typical day. 7:00AM— It´s a new morning, rise and shine! Tobias wakes up in …

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More Than a Barber

At M Room we have a slogan ”more than a barber” and one of our values is ”we are barbers by choice”. Being proud of your profession is a gift. Everyone wants to wake up in the morning looking forward to work. We want to be motivated and happy. Sadly, so many get out of bed on Monday depressed about …

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What Does it Take to be the Best?

“I´ve learned that winning isn´t everything, and it´s more about the journey. But at the end of the day, I just want to stand at on the podium with the gold medal”. -Hope Solo Oh the euphoric feeling of winning. Heart filled with happiness, eyes watering, trying to hold your posture but failing miserably. Sweet moment of fulfillment. But what …

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M Room – Cutting Trend

“If you are going to do something, do it with style”. -Jason Statham. Trends surface from runways, history, state of the world, movies, etc. Some defy trends in favor of a more timeless approach and others want to ride on the trend wave to get some excitement. “Going to the barber shop is a big part of men’s world and …