How to attract and develop talent

Attracting and developing talent is something that all leaders should prioritize. However, this becomes difficult with the many competing priorities that we need to act on daily. I just wrapped up writing a new course for this topic; I love it when I get time to write and read about...

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Persistence with a sprinkle of belief, why this matters.

When I think about the attributes of successful people there are quite a few that come to mind. We tend to watch ted talks, read books and listen to motivational speakers to inspire us, to be better individuals. However, if we take a look around us at the many different people in our...

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How to value others and why it is important

I have a vision that everyone everywhere will feel valued.... I was watching Simon Sinek yesterday, he is very clear on his mission and talks about it openly in most of his youtube videos which I admire. This took me a long time to articulate. As I sat there and listened intently, it...

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Driving employee and customer satisfaction

Did you know that customer satisfaction is directly linked to employee satisfaction? When employees are satisfied with their jobs, customers are more likely to have an amazing shopping experience. On the other hand if they are not, then the opposite happens! Employee's feelings towards...

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DO YOU STRUGGLE WITH TEAMWORK? SOLUTION REVEALED IN THIS BLOG POST!

Teamwork is an ART. Yes, it takes practice and intuition, and each team is different however there are many similarities on how to build a successful team.Many people believe that teamwork is something that just naturally happens over time when you get a group of individuals together. This is...

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THE 7 SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL INTERVIEWS!

APRIL 10, 2016 / BY SANDY ADLER In my last blog I talked about how to go about getting that perfect job. Ok, you have done everything as you should have and now you have an interview!! Don't panic! Yes, it may have been awhile since you were out on a real interview so practice, practice,...

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THE SCIENCE OF CAREER SUCCESS: HOW TO ACHIEVE RESULTS FAST

The TOP 4 actions to Career Success: In the past 25 years of working in retail and mentoring hundreds of emerging leaders in their quest to success, I had a window into their lives and watched people dream about and get to their dream job.Through this lens I was fortunate enough to observe...

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HAVE A VISION YES, BUT DO YOU HAVE AN ACTIONABLE PLAN TO GET THERE?

MARCH 25, 2016 / BY APRIL SABRAL I have always been a person that envisioned what I wanted, went after it and then achieved it. I believe if you want something bad enough you can get it, but I also believe that you need to be willing to do what ever it takes to get there. The what ever it takes...

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WHAT I HAVE LEARNED ABOUT ACCOUNTABILITY

That dreaded word that everyone avoids. Accountability, so what does it really mean? Everyone has their own feelings about it some people over use it, but most people fear using it because they don't know HOW to. Lets break the word down ACCOUNTABILITY = ACCOUNT + ABILITY Voila doesn't that...

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LEADING WITH KINDNESS, WHY DOES IT MATTER?

AUGUST 15, 2016 / BY APRIL SABRAL When you put kindness in the center of your leadership your results can only get better. There have been many studies that prove this, but for some reason, it is never discussed as a leadership skill. Maybe because it's more of a core inherit quality than a...

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