5 Simple District Manager Practices That Inspire Results

It was Sabrina’s first day as the newest district manager of the mid-level retailer that she had represented for the past three years. She sat down at the desk in her private office, the transition from sales floor to corporate was surprisingly alienating.  She wanted to be back in the stores, but in her district… Read More

Why I Prefer Shopping Online and Not in Your Store and How You Can Get Me Back

Yes!  I admit it.  I love to shop online.  But there are a lot of things that online shopping can’t do for me.  When clothes shopping, I can’t touch the material first or even try it on.  I can’t really get a good idea of the size of something like furniture or how it will… Read More

Snow Days & “No” Days

It wasn’t until I had been a manager for the company for years that I even knew it was a possibility to opt out of opening your store for inclement weather and hazardous conditions. “I just tell the managers, if there hasn’t been one customer in an hour, go home,” she told me, just as if… Read More

Utilizing your Past Relationships to Embrace Your Present Success

Feb 14, 2015 If you are anything like me you find yourself reliving the trials of your past and how you should have reacted to them, more often than you, or I, care to admit.  You find yourself cringing at a past peer, or laughing at the memory of a great employee all while you are… Read More

5 Simple Tips to Cool Off Team Burn Out

It happens to everyone, even your brightest most valuable players will hit burn out every once and awhile.   Although we would love to be the everlasting support and cheerleaders to every member of our team twenty four hours a day, seven days a week there will be times when our employee’s motivation may fall… Read More