Category: Change Management

What’s Your Goal?

As soon as you know exactly what you want, take “baby turtle steps” toward it. Break your goal into tiny action items. Make each task so small and so easy that they start to seem more appealing than intimidating. Keep it simple For instance, you could simply: • Follow your dream company on LinkedIn • […]

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The Power of Voice

Consumers are certainly getting vocal. As shopping continues to evolve from brick-and-mortar stores to computers to smartphones and, now, to voice-activated devices like Amazon Echo, conversational commerce is gaining popularity due to its ease, allowing us to shop using just our voice. And as a result, recent studies predict:   1.8 billion people will use […]

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7 Retail Trends That Will Dominate 2018

If you thought retail was hot in 2017, you are correct. And this sector is poised to get downright sultry in 2018. This year, several technology trends are already dominating headlines, proving retail and tech have become enmeshed. All of this year’s top trends focus on making retail strategies more customer-centric, including knowing customers more […]

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Infographic: Supply Chain Reinvention – 2007 vs. 2017

In today’s intense retail sector, competition now takes place not just between retail companies, but entire supply chains. Comparing the supply chain of a decade ago to the supply chain of today, we see that retailers and suppliers now use multiple approaches to gain agility, efficiency and a competitive edge by serving shoppers better. See […]

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Retailtainment Inspires Shoppers to See What’s in Store

This year, retailers are putting the experience back in ‘customer experience.’ To boost in-store traffic, sales, and favorable word of mouth, U.S. retailers are investing in a blend of shopping and entertainment, or, as they are calling it, retailtainment. A provocative combination, retailtainment gives retailers a refreshing magnetism that pulls shoppers into stores by offering […]

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5 Lessons Business Schools Should Teach

Business schools provide a fantastic training ground for teaching students how to think rationally in the boardroom. However, how well do these schools guide students to embrace a holistic entrepreneurial mindset to help them innovate? The following tips reflect unexpected lessons we may not have learned in school, which promote an intuitive, entrepreneurial mindset. These […]

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9 Ways to be Fearless (in an Age of Fear)

It’s the ultimate F word: Fear. While this powerful emotion is inevitable, executives, entrepreneurs and freelance professionals all say the same thing: Facing our fears helps us triumph in business and in life. To help us replace our fears with confidence, security and even boldness, this article offers practical tips so we can focus our […]

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Help Your Employees Adapt to Change

To succeed in business, organizational change is essential. Change helps companies keep up with innovation, new technology and evolving consumer behaviour. That’s why executives and business owners need to know how to motivate their employees to help their company evolve. To encourage employees to adapt to change, use these tips in your communications: More future, […]

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Afraid of Change?

Since today’s increasing rate of change is the only constant in business, why do we try to avoid it? Quite simply, resistance is natural, even when there are compelling reasons to change. The good news is you can triumph over change if you plan for it. Make transitions as seamless and successful as possible with […]

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