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Leadership Tips For Retail Managers

What I learned from Bob Proctor

Yesterday I had the fortunate chance to sit and listen to one of the greatest thought leaders of our time, Bob Proctor. As a lifetime student of leadership and mindset, I was super excited about this. It was an intimate event at the Lennox Hall in the trade center, downtown Toronto,...

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This key attribute is scientifically proven to change the molecules in our minds...What do you think it is?

I was reminded during my meditation class last week about a key attribute that we all have, and when we demonstrate this attribute, it is scientifically proven to influence another's behavior and changes the molecules in another person's brain. How this relates to leadership is the old...

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Can you answer YES to these three questions?

Most companies have a customer retention and loyalty program. But why do most companies miss this in their people strategy? It's true, while most companies have meetings about building more engaged customers and growing loyalty, when it comes to building more engaged employees they miss the...

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The best interviewers ask these probes. Do you?

Last week, a leader I know texted me on Wednesday morning to ask me if I had a list of interview questions as she had an interview and required a list of great questions to ask her potential hire. My first reaction was when do you need them by? She said in an hour. And I said why...

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What comes first? Culture, Strategy or Results?

THE RESULTS CAKE; To deliver Stella results, Leadership Matters. This is a simple but true statement however it's not a simple thing to get right I trained this a couple of years ago to a group of 23 District Managers. What was interesting, was when I laid out each level individually...

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What I learned early on in life defined my leadership, I share in this blog post.

Ensuring others feel valued is something that I am incredibly passionate about in my personal life as well as my professional life. This is something I have strived to teach others my entire retail career. Today I was asked why and where I discovered this was my passion and purpose in...

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We are thirty days into 2019…what is holding you back? And how to change it.

What books are you reading? I used to have such a hard time reading books; I would start them and then put them aside and never complete a full book from start to finish. It felt overwhelming and as if it was a huge mountain to climb — especially books over one hundred and fifty...

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Three tips for every leader to become a better leader

This month I had an opportunity to visit and participate at the NRF which for those of us that have never been, it is one of the largest if not THE largest tech retail trade shows in North America. I had my first experience being interviewed for a podcast and speaking with other leaders on...

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Do you know how to create a vision? Every Leader needs to know this.

Vision is a picture of the future that provides clarity and direction. Effective leaders have or create a process through which their team can envision the future. There can be many different visions within the organization that you work in, however, creating a vision for your team may...

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On the first day of 2019….

What was the first thing you did today? What was the first thing you thought about today? What was the first feeling you experienced today? Who was the first person you talked with today? What was the first post you read today? What was the first instagram post you liked today?...

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