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Are You Too Nice as a Manager?

Are you too nice as a manager? Are you tired of men telling you to “toughen up” and “be more authoritarian?” Stay who you are, ladies. A new study shows that your management style – benevolent – may be better than any other. You can read my full article on the topic on Medium: Leaders Who Demonstrate Empathy and Compassion Get Better Results. Researchers at … Continue reading Are You Too Nice as a Manager?

Women Do Take Risks. They Just Think About Them Differently.

Women do take risks. They judge them differently. They’re also judged differently than men. The scoop on women and risk-taking. Are Women Really Risk Averse? Well, that depends. Are you tall? According to research from Mendeley, stronger, taller and attractive people are perceived as being risk tolerant. Women tend to be shorter, thus mitigating their perception advantage. But there are many studies showing that women are … Continue reading Women Do Take Risks. They Just Think About Them Differently.

Retail Isn’t Dead…It’s Changing

Retail isn’t dead, as my conversation with Erin Jordan of Walker Sands last week on our Blog Talk Radio show proved. Far from it. Retail is changing, impacted (as we all are) by the fusion of virtual and actual reality, online and offline. Here are a few ways in which retail is shifting: Seamless online/offline experience:  Stores that were once “online only” such as Modcloth … Continue reading Retail Isn’t Dead…It’s Changing

The Future of Retail Podcast with Erin Jordan

This week on the Persimoney podcast on Blog Talk Radio I had the honor of speaking with Erin Jordan, Senior Account Director at Walker Sands Communications. Listen to the podcast: //percolate.blogtalkradio.com/offsiteplayer?hostId=30286&episodeId=10830155   Erin Jordan leads the retail technology and commerce practice at Walker Sands. As a Senior Account Director at Walker Sands, Erin leads data-driven PR and marketing strategies for companies across e-commerce, manufacturing, CPG, … Continue reading The Future of Retail Podcast with Erin Jordan

Pros and Cons of Direct Sales Business, Part IV: How to Spot an MLM Scam

“It’s a pyramid scheme!” How many times have you heard someone say that about an MLM or direct sales opportunity? While it is true that MLM or direct sales may be called pyramid marketing, it is not true that all MLM or direct sales companies are a scam. There are many legitimate direct sales business opportunities available. The trick is to spot the legitimate opportunities … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Direct Sales Business, Part IV: How to Spot an MLM Scam