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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My 2018 leadership lessons learned...

As we start wrapping up another year here at retailu and look forward to 2019, I like to reflect what I have learned in life, business and leadership through the past year. Twenty eighteen was a hectic year; lots happened from moving our website to a new platform, bringing on new team...

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ICAN is more important than IQ

ICAN... is smarter than IQ, and our attitude towards "ICAN" shapes our experiences and results in life. I genuinely believe this and have seen this in my own life. When I sit and mentor other leaders, business owners or people there are two pieces of advice I give; If you think...

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What I learned from the man on the beach

Standing out and doing the right thing, while not caring about what others think is hard sometimes. I was reminded of this yesterday while sitting on the beach taking some downtime reading a book. A young man was walking up and down the beach in the water for almost two hours. This...

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Patience is a LEADERSHIP virtue…find out why in this Blog post

PATIENCE is something that most of us working in sales are not good at. There seems to be a direct correlation between being driven for results and lack of patience. Patience is something I learned through working out, when I started I wanted changes now and would get discouraged if...

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Meet my son, who learned one of the most important traits of leadership this year.

In my Ebook "Intentional leadership" I share many different behaviours that make up great leaders. One of the most valuable character traits, in my opinion, is the ability to get along with others. This is easier said than done. Why? Because most people are concerned about being...

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