Keeping Employees in the Dark over Store Closures

It was the week before Christmas 2010, I had only been a district manager for 2 short months when I received the call of my first store closure in my district. It was sudden even to the company as the mall had decided to rent out our spot from underneath us starting January 2011.  “Do… Read More

The Downfall of a “School Marm” Pt. 4

When I was promoted to District Manager (not by my choice), my district seemed to constantly change, our DSO would call and say “<insert store here> is struggling, no one has seemed to make them work in <#> years, I’m going to just move them over to you.”  I will say it required much traveling… Read More