10 Qualities Of Amazing Retail Talent

10 Qualities Of Amazing Retail Talent In retail there are lots of average or “good enough” employees and some retailers are totally satisfied with that. However, it shouldn’t be the goal of organization to aspire to being passable or kind of okay.  There are some specific qualities that make for great employees in retail. People that stand out. Capture great assignments. Own and earn their professional growth. Here is what they look like: They Are Street Smart [Lots of Common Sense] & Resourceful: To great retail employees there is no such thing as an obstacle – smart retailers love challenges and will find the tools/information they need to drive their results. “I can’t because…” doesn’t exist in their vocabulary.  The best retail bestRead More

Retail Company Culture & The Bottom Line

Retail Company Culture & The Bottom Line Last weekend I wrote about the companies doing “it” right, specifically, the five retail organizations that accomplished consistency in creating and fostering such a tremendous culture for their employees that they earned a spot on the Fortune “100 Best Companies To Work For” list for 2016.  For the past few days I have had a couple very lively and interesting conversations with people in our industry about why, at the end of the day, that is a “big deal”.  If I were to share all of the reasons that is a big deal, from my point of view, this blog post would be, like, 10,000 words long. But – I wanted to share some of theRead More