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Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

As we wrap up our month of focus on ORBiT, we will end with the importance of the last step, Cycle. We have all heard the phrase “practice...

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Show Me!

The step in ORBiT where the rubber hits the road is Demonstration (also known as Show Me!). At this point in the process, the trainee will have the...

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Why We Will Never Ask You To Role-Play

Many people in retail have heard the dreaded phrase “We are going to do some role play on this skill.” It usually means that you and...

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Context is Everything

For March, we will be spending our time looking at ORBiT. ORBiT is the process we use and highly recommend for teaching adults a new skill or...

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Last But Not Least...

What do store managers think about store managers?

 

Over the last few weeks, we have been exploring the most important core competencies and...

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Voice Your Expectations

What is the owner’s view of their store managers? 

The run industry wanted to explore what this means by creating a session at the...

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Should Store Managers be Flexible?

This month we are talking about the core competencies of a retail store manager. So the first question is did you do your homework from last week?

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Store Managers are KEY

You have heard us say that we believe the retail store manager is the most important role in retail. The run industry wanted to explore what this...

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What's Next?

If you have been following along for the last several weeks, we have talked about everything visual merchandising. From the story you tell, our...

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The Magic Formula for Visual Merchandising

One of the real challenges of Visual Merchandising in Brick-and-Mortar Retail is the subjective nature of it. As you implement your creativity and...

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What Story Are You Telling?

Growing up, I loved rearranging my bedroom. And when I say loved, I would rearrange and redesign my bedroom every two weeks. It was a way for me to...

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The Senses of Visual Merchandising

“The most powerful of all human sensory abilities, however, is vision. The human body has about eleven million sensory receptors....

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