Retail Competency: Be A Great Decision Maker

How To Make Better, Faster Decisions Your ability to make smart decisions quickly is definitely a competency that is valued in retail. It’s a skill that inspires confidence in your abilities and leads to success. Shelley Row, an expert in efficient decision-making, says the secret is listening to your intuition while incorporating facts, a combination she calls “infotuition.” [Source: IvankaTrump] “Infotuition is a practical leadership tool. It’s a skilled, self-aware, decision-making approach—not a willy-nilly use of the whim.” – Shelley Row Unfortunately, as noted by Walter Dill Scott, “Man has been called the reasoning animal but he could with greater truthfulness be called the creature of suggestion. He is reasonable, but he is to a greater extent suggestible”. [Source: PsychCentral]. This is aRead More

How To Be A Great Retail Team Member

How To Be A Great Retail Team Member As you may know the ability to work well on a retail team can make or break your retail reputation and professional brand. As a matter of fact – in a previous article I mention how great retail teams tend to “weed out” those colleagues who are not great collaborators [even though they may be great employees] if they can’t support their team members.  Great team players are able to do more, get greater satisfaction from their work and make a bigger impact on their companies and their coworkers through combined behaviors. Here are some of those shared qualities and behaviors that make for the best team members: Prioritize Getting To Know Your Colleagues: CheckRead More