Be a Leader of Change

Be a Leader of Change.

There is one thing that is consistent and constant in all businesses. It does not matter how small or big the business. It does not matter what type of industry or what type of business you are in. The one thing that is constant is change. There are tons of examples throughout history, both long … Read more

Attracting and Retaining the Best People

Attracting and Retaining the Best People. You Got This.

The skills that help someone get promoted to a management role, or the skills that an entrepreneur uses to build and run a successful business, are often skills that are tied specifically to their profession. In the retail industry, people who are great in sales, or have exceptional merchandising skills, often find themselves promoted into … Read more

The 5 Stages of Change

The 5 Stages of Change.

When we decide to make a change, no matter whether in our personal or professional lives, we go through five stages, which can be referred to as an emotional cycle of change*. Stage 1 – Uninformed Optimism The first stage is uninformed optimism. You are just so stoked! You finally decided you are going to … Read more

Sustainability and Scalability

Sustainability and Scalability

When you are building or starting a business, it is best to think in terms of both sustainability and scalability. Sustainability is all about asking “how will the business sustain revenue on an ongoing basis?”. Is there going to be demand for your product or services tomorrow, next week, next month, next year? Scalability is … Read more

No

No

“No” is such a short, simple word but it can be the cause of so much stress and anxiety. Between the time of our birth until we are young adults, we probably heard the word “no” hundreds of thousands of times. In a way, we are trained and conditioned to want to avoid hearing the … Read more

Creating A Compelling Customer Experience

In today’s world of ever changing landscape for the retail industry, many brick-and-mortar retailers are challenged with how to attract and retain customers. With all of the personalization and customization customers are get with the online version of retail, it can be challenging for a brick-and-mortar retailer to figure out how to deliver a similar … Read more