Communication Binders

What does one use communication binders for?  I thought to myself as my district manager lightly covered some tactics other successful managers do.  As a teacher I wanted to avoid the use of these binders considering the ideas I had to utilize them for were eerily close to the ideas that I had for my… Read More

5 Tips to Communicating the Importance of Tasks

Delegating tasks is an essential concept of the role of a manager.  As simple as it may seem (and it makes it that much more difficult to write this post), there are some very essential rules to follow when communicating tasks to your employees. –Make sure that the tasks are written down.  When you leave your… Read More

Communicating: Expectations of Overall Performance

I recently went on a discussion forum on Linked In that asked what are the three most important aspects to being a good leader, and instead of answering three different answers, most people just gave one simple word communication.  So I thought for the next two weeks (at least) I will base each post on that… Read More

7 Keys to Firing Fair

Sometimes as managers of any field we reach a point with an employee that we are out of resources to truly help them succeed.  Their progress and motivation is not there despite our endless efforts of encouragement, and repetitive training.  Let’s face it some people are just not made for some jobs, this does not… Read More

Wake Up! Get in the Know Retailers!

Wake up! Grow Up! Wise Up! I would want to cry, ripping at my hair again and again as I heard sad excuses for piss poor performance, and a repetition of the same mistakes over and over and over again.  If you are in sales, it is vital that you are knowledgable of your surroundings.  Take a… Read More