About Jean-Michel:

  • Grew up in Canada with parents from Vietnam and France.
  • Speaks multiple languages including German, Vietnamese, Spanish and French.
  • Hosts his own podcast – Behind the Salon.



Ep.57 Jean-Michel Chalayer, the value of adaptability and MVPs

We’re joined by Co-founder of Jena and LeSalon, Jean-Michel Chalayer. We explore the link between growing up multilingual and thriving in the world of business. We delve into the importance of empathy, problem-solving, and a growth mindset. The conversation also covers the power of MVPs for testing ideas and managing risk, the importance of adaptability, and the challenges faced when building and selling a business.