THE SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL QUESTIONS

MARCH 29, 2016 / BY APRIL SABRAL One thing to know about questions is that there are very productive questions and then some that don't really do anything.For example if you work in sales you have most likely been trained to ask open ended questions because they engage customers and don't allow...

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What most first time retail managers don't know.

Most first time retail managers don't know what they don't know...now this might sound obvious but its true. For those of us that have been around the block a few times and have been manageing for quite a while its easy to forget how it feels to be freshly promoted and now fully responsible to...

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WHY DO MOST EMPLOYEES LEAVE A JOB?

APRIL 10, 2016 / BY APRIL SABRALI am sure you have had this experience at one point in your career. You have the best boss ever, you love your job and everything is going well. Your review was awesome and you are just amazed at how lucky you are that you found the best company ever to work for....

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What are we teaching our Leaders of the Future?

This is a great question... As I am getting ready for my first official keynote presentation on June 25th ( link Below) , which is only about 4 weeks away I keep asking myself this question "what should I be speaking about?" Anyone that knows me knows that I am really passionate about...

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PEOPLE ALWAYS ASK ME TO TALK TO THEM ABOUT LEADERSHIP

One of the most common questions I am constantly asked is what book would you recommend that I read on leadership? Heres the thing, there are many books to read on this topic. However picking the right one for you is the challenge. Just click on Amazon.Com, enter the word Leadership into the...

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Did you reach your goals in 2017? Here is our 13 step plan to help you reach them in 2018!

Did you? YES, fantastic high five, way to go! If you are like most of us then you may have reached some of them but most likely you still have a few that you are putting back on the list for 2018. Let me help you with this, goals have a purpose and that is to stretch you beyond what you...

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Did you know there are only 8 Saturdays left till Christmas?

The count down is on....it's the best time of the year for those of us that work in RETAIL.... did you know there are only eight Saturdays left to Christmas?...WHAT??? Yes in deed this is the time when we get to help lots of people around the world buy gifts for their loved ones and this is...

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HOW DOES A LEADER HELP CREATE A POSITIVE ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE?

Every day, It dawned on me as I was reading a relationship book this weekend and studying the art of strong communication, if every successful marriage or relationship is based on positive memories, always looking at the bright side and giving each other the benefit of the doubt then it only...

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Whats the difference between people that reach their goals and people that don't?

Is it that they are smarter? Quicker? More intelligent? NO People that achieve their goals have this in common they have already figured out and activated the 3 mental muscles needed to get more of what they want in their life. Discipline Perseverance and Determination. But heres...

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TRUST AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT in Retail Management

Written on JANUARY 23, 2016 / BY APRIL SABRAL Trust and employee engagement I love retail, and the reason why I love it so much is that every day I get to build genuine, trusting relationships with my customers. If you work in retail or any sales you know this is true when your customers...

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