Guest Post by Jennifer Shirkani, CEO Penumbra Group – Managing People Series
At organizations across the country and around the globe, employees are being promoted into the leadership ranks because of their expertise in their functional work area, not necessarily due to their strengths leading people.Do any of the following sound familiar?
As retailers in a competitive marketplace, we constantly look for products that are different and interesting–the kind of products customers see and say “wow.” And we often use that wow factor to gauge our success as a retailer.
The problem is that sometimes we receive a new products that we think are a wow, …Continue Reading »
Is there a difference between having a training session and having a meeting? Do bears bear? Do bees be? Of course there is a difference. Too many times I have attended sessions titled a training session in a retail store only to actually attend a meeting. Meetings can hijack a training session faster than …Continue Reading »