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Retail Level Up

Retail Level Up

By MICKEY QUINN

Tips, best practices, and inspiration for those who work in retail or any customer-facing industry. Be the best you can be! It's time to Level Up!
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Consistent vs. Persistent
Consistent vs. Persistent
Consistent vs Persistent. Similar, but you need both qualities in order to reach your goals. Most people need some help staying consistent, and being persistent, especially when challenges, obstacles, and distractions get in the way. But, you don't have to struggle all on your own. Having a coach helps!   #RetailLevelUp #coaching #MomentWithMickey   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com
04:43
November 16, 2022
Your Comfort Zone (Is Holding You Back!)
Your Comfort Zone (Is Holding You Back!)
If you aren't uncomfortable, you're not changing enough!  Change is hard, it's uncomfortable. But it is exactly that discomfort that we need in order to grow to our fullest potential   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com #RetailLevelUp #podcast 
04:58
November 09, 2022
It's Risky Either Way (But Having a Coach Helps Reduce the Risk!)
It's Risky Either Way (But Having a Coach Helps Reduce the Risk!)
Business, and life, are risky! But having a coach reduces the risk!  Find out about what it's like having a coach in this episode. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com #RetailLevelUp #coach #podcast 
06:10
November 02, 2022
Your Goals (There's Still Time!)
Your Goals (There's Still Time!)
You know those goals you set at the start of the year? If you haven't been working on them and are thinking about throwing in the towel on them altogether, don't! There is still time to get things done! Use these tips to help you achieve your goals, even as time is running out! Thank you for watching! Be sure to visit our website at https://retaillevelup.com/ #RetailLevelUp #MomentWithMickey #goals
06:15
October 26, 2022
Build, Organize, and Nurture Your Network
Build, Organize, and Nurture Your Network
You go to a networking event, you walk out with a bunch of business cards (or v-cards). Then what? Having people in your contacts list is great, but what do you do with that information?  Learn some simple steps in this episode you can start using immediately to leverage your list of contacts into a viable and powerful network of meaningful connections and relationships.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com #RetailLevelUp #podcast 
08:41
October 19, 2022
Know Your Numbers!
Know Your Numbers!
Ever watch Shark Tank? Then you know what it is like when a business owner makes a pitch and they don't know their numbers: the sharks are ruthless! They have no patience for it. And that is with good reason.  Listen to this episode to learn more about which numbers you need to know and how to get help.  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com
07:25
October 12, 2022
Shift In Perspective
Shift In Perspective
It's just a tiny shift of perspective, but oh, what a difference it can make!   Thank you for listening!  Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com   #retaillevelup #momentwithmickey
04:40
October 05, 2022
How to Be a Better Leader
How to Be a Better Leader
If you, or your team, seems to constantly be struggling to fill open positions, this video is for you! There are 8 key tips in how to be a better leader that anyone can do. When done consistently, you will become the "employer of choice" in your market.  Start these today!   Thank you for listening!  Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com   #RetailLevelUp #MomentWithMickey #leadership
07:13
October 05, 2022
Blah, Blah, Blah (All Talk and No Action Will Get You Nowhere!)
Blah, Blah, Blah (All Talk and No Action Will Get You Nowhere!)
Researching, learning, and preparing are all valid steps to take when launching something new. But, there comes a point when you have to take action in order to get results.  Thank you for watching! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com   #RetailLevelUp #MomentWithMickey #podcast 
04:19
September 28, 2022
Don't Go It Alone! - Moment With Mickey
Don't Go It Alone! - Moment With Mickey
Successful people, and businesses, know that all work and no play is a recipe for failure.  Learn about one of your most important assets you have that will help you through those crazy-busy times at work.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com    #RetailLevelUp #MomentWithMickey #podcast 
03:30
September 14, 2022
Quit Quitters Insurance - Moment With Mickey
Quit Quitters Insurance - Moment With Mickey
Of course there is no "Quiet Quitters" insurance that you can purchase for your business. But there is something you can do to avoid the situation altogether! Listen to this podcast to learn what you need to do. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com  #retaillevelup #coaching #momentwithmickey
09:43
September 07, 2022
SUCCESS! - Moment With Mickey
SUCCESS! - Moment With Mickey
Everyone has a different and personal definition of success. Here are some tips and best practices on how to achieve it, whatever success means to you.  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com   #RetailLevelUp #goals #coaching #success
05:18
August 31, 2022
Change - The One Constant
Change - The One Constant
Change is tough. If a business avoids making changes, eventually it will become obsolete and die.  If a business chooses to constantly change things up, without carefully anticipating all of the possible ramifications and outcomes, it can wreck havoc with employees, business processes, and customers.   There's a right way and a wrong way to bring about change in a business.  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com   #RetailLevelUp #change #MomentWithMickey
04:36
August 17, 2022
Culture Matters!
Culture Matters!
Never has it been more important for business leaders to be aware of the culture they are creating.  If you are not making time to put in extra effort to engage with your employees, you may find yourself with no employees!   The effects of the "Great Resignation" are continuing to impact every industry and type of business.  It is time for every business manager to Level Up their leadership skills!    Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #podcast #culture 
06:31
August 10, 2022
Begin!
Begin!
Have you been thinking about an idea, a goal, or a dream? Thinking, reflecting, deliberating, contemplating, but never actually starting? While you are standing on the sidelines, others are taking action. The first step is often the hardest, but you need to take that step to begin! Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website www.RetailLevelUp.com #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #MomentWithMickey #begin 
04:16
July 27, 2022
Impossible Becomes Possible
Impossible Becomes Possible
When reaching for a goal that is much bigger or different than anything you've achieved in the past, your first thought might be "Well that's impossible!". Even though there are many people, just like you, who have achieved very similar goals, you don't know how to do it so it may seem impossible.  The trick is to first imagine "What if..." before you attempt to figure out the "How".   Thank you for listenng! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com   #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #itcanbedone #success #momentwithmickey #goals
03:06
July 20, 2022
Annual Goals Are a Procrastinator's Dream!
Annual Goals Are a Procrastinator's Dream!
Half of 2022 is gone! How are you doing on those goals you set for this year? If you are a bit behind, but are thinking "Hey, I have almost 6 months to make these happen" you need to listen to this podcast episode!  Thank you for watching! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com  #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #procrastination #2022goals #podcast #MomentWithMickey 
04:37
July 13, 2022
Are You Connecting or Correcting?
Are You Connecting or Correcting?
As a leader, looking for areas of opportunity and taking action to improve are part of your responsibility. But staying too focused on correcting, and not enough time on connecting with your people, will cause you to lose your best people.   Learn what a difference it can make to focus on creating genuine connections with your employees and what a positive improvement it can have on your business.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com.   #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #learning #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #MomentWithMickey #connections
05:48
June 29, 2022
Hire S L O W!
Hire S L O W!
Resist the temptation to fill an open position with someone who has a bad attitude. Wait until you find a candidate with a positive attitude!   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com    #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #MomentWithMickey #positive
03:26
June 22, 2022
Great Leaders Ask Great Questions
Great Leaders Ask Great Questions
As a leader, you have all the answers, right? Wrong! To be a good leader, you must recognize you don't know it all. In fact, the best leaders ask lots of questions.  Great leaders understand that the best ideas can come from anywhere within, or even outside, their organization.  Learn the story of Joe, an incredibly humble and effective leader who grew a large, loyal team by asking questions.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #podcast #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #questions 
06:05
June 15, 2022
This Too Shall Pass!
This Too Shall Pass!
When you are having a tough time at work, made a mistake, or missed an opportunity, just know that in time, things will get better. You can learn from those situations and do better next time.  On the flip side, when things are going great, when you hit an important achievement, just know that you still need to keep taking action to keep that positive pace going.   The only constant is change, and time is an amplifier!  So keep taking positive steps, because this too shall pass!   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com    #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #time #change #MomentWIthMickey
03:37
June 08, 2022
Do It NOW!
Do It NOW!
Stop wasting precious your time! While you have been planning, and researching, and attending yet another online webinar, you could have been DOING!   Don't wait for the motivation to come. Get motivated by doing!   Thank you for watching! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com   #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #MomentWithMickey #TakeAction
05:14
June 01, 2022
Improve Your Results - Hire a Coach
Improve Your Results - Hire a Coach
If you keep on doing what you've always done, you're going to keep on getting what you've always got. Tired of not getting the results you want? It may be time to hire yourself a coach! A coach helps you achieve your goals way faster than you ever could all on your own. Learn about our clients' AHA moments in this Moment with Mickey. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #MomentWithMickey #podcast 
03:43
May 18, 2022
A Habit of Success
A Habit of Success
There is a formula for success. It is very simple. And you already have everything you need to make the formula work for you. Thank you for watching! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #podcast 
07:12
May 11, 2022
Your Goals Should Scare You!
Your Goals Should Scare You!
If you are comfortable, you are not changing enough. Change is hard.  When you are learning, growing, and stretching yourself to reach your full potential, it is uncomfortable. And it is worth it! Your full potential lies beyond your comfort zone! Listen to this podcast episode to learn more! #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #MomentWithMickey
05:04
April 20, 2022
Direction Is More Important Than Speed
Direction Is More Important Than Speed
Corporate leaders are often obsessed with speed, but direction is more important than speed, especially if you're headed off a cliff!  Change is necessary for any organization to remain competitive and relevant. The impact, and domino effect of any change needs to be thoroughly researched and considered before blindly moving forward as quickly as possible.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com    #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #MomentWithMickey #change
06:22
April 13, 2022
Focus On Your Strengths!
Focus On Your Strengths!
Attracting and retaining top talent is a problem that every business faces. There is one, important shift in how you do things that can have a dramatically positive impact on being able to get and KEEP the best employees.   Listen this Moment With Mickey to learn the solution!   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com    #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #EmployeeEngagement
06:17
April 06, 2022
More Mistakes = More Progress
More Mistakes = More Progress
All of the roads to success lead through the land of failure. The quicker you get comfortable with allowing yourself to make mistakes, experience failures, and rejection, the closer you will be to achieving your goals.   There's one, important thing to do that may feel risky, but it isn't. This one thing has the potential to give you a great return...if you just do it!  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com    #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #MomentWithMickey #GoForNo #podcast 
04:19
March 30, 2022
Developing Leaders
Developing Leaders
If you want your organization to have the ability to endure, to have lasting power, to be able to grow, then you need to work on developing your future leaders.   There are 5 key tips to focus on that will help you develop your leaders.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com    #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #DevelopingLeaders #MomentWithMickey
06:46
March 23, 2022
Endurance
Endurance
Enthusiasm gets your started, but it is endurance that gets you across the finish line!  What do the comedian, the businessman, and the surfer have in common? Find out in this Moment With Mickey.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com   #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #endurance #MomentWithMickey #podcast
03:14
March 16, 2022
Burn Your Ships!
Burn Your Ships!
The story of the Spanish Commander, Henan Cortez, in the year 1519 contains a dramatic event that sent a very clear message to his men. They were given no choice but to embrace change. Change is hard, and we humans are pre-programmed to avoid it whenever possible. So when making a change in any business organization, there are some important steps that will help you succeed. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com     #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #change #BurnYourShips #CloseTheOffRamp
06:27
March 09, 2022
Measure Your Progress
Measure Your Progress
One of the most powerful tools to help you achieve your goals, or form new habits, is really simple to do: track and measure your actions.  Really? That's going to make a big difference? YES!  This simple process has helped so many people achieve incredible results! Learn how in this Moment With Mickey.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #MomentWithMickey #success #goals #2022goals
05:09
March 02, 2022
Big Goals, Small Steps
Big Goals, Small Steps
Deciding on a goal is great, but then what? That list of To Do's you need to take action on can be overwhelming! How do you begin?   Set yourself up for success. Get yourself your very own coach!!   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com   #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #2022Goals #MomentWithMickey
05:06
February 23, 2022
The Secret Solution for Procrastination
The Secret Solution for Procrastination
How are you doing on those New Year's Resolutions? 85% of New Year's Resolutions are broken within 6 weeks of the start of the New Year. How do you break the habit of "I'll do that tomorrow"? Learn a simple, highly effective tip that will dramatically improve your rate of success!   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com  #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #MomentWithMickey
04:56
February 16, 2022
Success Happens In Small Steps
Success Happens In Small Steps
There is no such thing as "overnight success". Success comes from taking small steps, consistently, over time.   It's in the doing...those small, seemingly insignificant tasks, repeatedly and consistently that helps you reach your goals.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com. #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #success 
03:35
February 09, 2022
Average Is Easy
Average Is Easy
Don't settle for average. Average is easy. You were made for greater accomplishments than merely average. Be the best version of you that you can possibly be!   And while no one else can do the work for you, to improve yourself to be more than average, you CAN get the help of a coach. A coach helps you break through whatever is holding you back from achieving your goals.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com  #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #MomentWithMickey
05:20
February 02, 2022
p2 - The Intersection of Skill & Passion
p2 - The Intersection of Skill & Passion
In Part 1, we explored the 4 questions you need to ask yourself to get clarity on what you are good at, and what you are passionate about. In Part 2, we explore the 6 keys areas that will help you form your game plan to achieve any goal, or resolution, or dream you may have.   Be sure to stick around to the end to learn the secret weapon that will dramatically improve your chances of succeeding at achieving any goal you have!   Thank you for watching! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com   #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #2022goals #skill #passion
06:34
January 12, 2022
The Intersection of Skill and Passion (part 1)
The Intersection of Skill and Passion (part 1)
In order to reach your full potential, you must know two things: Where you are currently at, and where you want to go. Without these two pieces of information, you are likely to get lost!  Learn the 4 key questions you must ask yourself to help identify what you are good at and what you are passionate about, because it is at the intersection of skill and passion where amazing things happen! Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #passion
07:15
December 22, 2021
The Only Failure Is In Giving Up!
The Only Failure Is In Giving Up!
Change is hard. Whenever we decide to make a change, personally or professionally, we go through 5 emotional stages. There are highs and lows to every change. The cycle of change is sometimes short, other times it's long. But the process is the same. When we make a change, we hit one particularly low point when many people decide it is better to quit, than to keep going. Learn what the 5 stages of change are, and how best to keep going until you reach your goal.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #MomentWithMickey #success #change
06:56
December 15, 2021
Be Motivated or Be Miserable! The Choice Is Yours!
Be Motivated or Be Miserable! The Choice Is Yours!
You have the power to choose your direction and your results. Learn the 4 key characteristics and actions you can take to be successful. It is your choice: be motivated, or be miserable!  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com  #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #success #MomentWithMickey #podcast 
05:17
December 08, 2021
Stop Waiting, Start Doing!
Stop Waiting, Start Doing!
2021 is almost over! Are you already thinking about some goals for the New Year? Why wait for the new year to start? There is no time like the present! The sooner you begin, the closer you will be to achieving it. Begin today! Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit www.RetailLevelUp.com to sign up for our email subscription and to learn more about what Retail Level Up has to offer you!
03:54
December 01, 2021
Opportunity Is Knocking! Are You Ready?
Opportunity Is Knocking! Are You Ready?
How many times have you had an opportunity but you let it slip through your fingers because you were not ready? The skills that got you to where you are today are not the same skills that will help you get to where you want to be in the future. You will need to develop new skills to get to that next level. And having a coach helps! Whatever you are trying to achieve: a promotion, start a new business, or grow an existing business; your path will be easier and you will get there faster if you hire a coach! Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com 
04:32
November 17, 2021
Your 86,400 Investment
Your 86,400 Investment
You already have an incredibly valuable and precious asset, yet how much of it are you squandering away every day, without really realizing it? Your most valuable asset is your time. You are either spending it wisely, to help you get closer to achieving your goals and your dreams, or you are letting it slip through your fingers, never to be recaptured.  Learn 4 simple tips to help you take back control of your day in this Moment With Mickey. Stop wasting your most valuable asset!   Thanks for listening! #RetailLevelUp #LevelUp #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #MomentWithMickey #success #time
06:12
November 10, 2021
Interview with a Successful Retailer - Elizabeth Turley
Interview with a Successful Retailer - Elizabeth Turley
What does it take to be a successful retailer today?  A vision, a mission, creativity, attention to what customers want, a willingness to roll up your sleeves and get to work, and a strong belief in yourself and your team.  Come along on the journey with us as we learn how Elizabeth Turley founded I Saw Something Shiny. What started out as primarily a shop selling women's apparel has grown to include accessories, shoes, handbags, a chocolate shop, wine shop, wine bar, and now a restaurant (at The District) offering lunch and dinner, as well as wine flights paired with premium cheeses.   Retail today is all about the experience, and what a delightful, sensory experience Elizabeth and her team have created in the beautiful town of Sandpoint, located in the Northern Idaho Panhandle.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
41:24
November 03, 2021
Be Teachable and Coachable
Be Teachable and Coachable
Venture capitalists and angel investors always look for one common trait in the founders of a start-up: Are they teachable? Are they coachable? Neither having a great, unique business idea, or being really good at what you do, guarantees your success. Being willing to learn and get guidance from others is an important quality to achieving success.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com
03:26
October 27, 2021
Succeeding With Less
Succeeding With Less
The labor shortages continue. As a business owner or manager, you are laser-focused on filling your open positions. But before you get too deep into that effort, there are some other key points to consider on how your business can succeed, with less.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com
04:47
October 20, 2021
Finish Strong!
Finish Strong!
Here we are in the 4th and final quarter of the year. Those goals you set 9 months ago seemed entirely doable back then. How are you feeling now?  There is still time to make them happen! Learn 4 key inside tips that will help you see immediate results! Don't throw in that towel yet!   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com.
04:55
October 13, 2021
Goal Setting vs. Goal Getting
Goal Setting vs. Goal Getting
Are you fishing, or are you catching? There's a big difference. Just like the difference between goal setting, and goal getting. Learn the most powerful and effective tool that will help you achieve your goals in way less time. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit www.RetailLevelUp.com to sign up for our email subscription.
04:44
October 06, 2021
The Happiness Advantage
The Happiness Advantage
A Michelob Ultra commercial from Super Bowl 55 was the inspiration for this lesson on happiness. Success does not cause happiness. Happiness is the path to success! If you have struggled to attract and retain employees, you need to listen to this podcast! Thanks for listening! Be sure to visit our website www.RetailLevelUp.com and sign up for our email subscription. We send Monday Motivation and Top Tip Tuesday, plus you will be alerted every time we have a new podcast episode available!
05:27
September 29, 2021
Don't Like Something? Make a Change!
Don't Like Something? Make a Change!
We are all on a journey. Question is, are you specifically selecting each of your destinations on your journey, or are you allowing yourself to be swept along, letting other people or circumstances determine where you end up? Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com 
03:50
September 22, 2021
Commitment. Consistency. Collaborate.
Commitment. Consistency. Collaborate.
There are 3 tips I wish someone had shared with me earlier in my career. These 3 tips will help you identify your goals, take the actions you need to in order to make those goals happen, and give you an incredible boost that will be key in achieving your goals faster than you ever could all on your own.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com and sign up for our weekly emails: Monday Motivation and Top Tip Tuesday!
05:08
September 15, 2021
The Power of the Positive
The Power of the Positive
Feeling down due to all the negativity in the news? Want to have an instant pick-me-up that impacts you and others positively? Watch this Moment With Mickey and take the 3-3-3 Challenge! Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website www.RetailLevelUp.com and sign up for our emails. We send Monday Motivation and Top Tip Tuesday directly to your inbox.
06:40
September 08, 2021
Growth = Change
Growth = Change
If you are always at the head of the class, you're in the wrong class. It's easy to recognize you need to make a change when your circumstances are bad or unpleasant. But when things are good, you're feeling comfortable, that can also be a time to make a change. Learn the best way to position yourself for change, and growth. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit www.RetailLevelUp.com to sign up for our weekly emails to be delivered directly to your Inbox!
05:18
September 01, 2021
Done Is Better Than Perfect
Done Is Better Than Perfect
One of the biggest obstacles we face, when trying to make a change, or achieve a goal, is a complete fabrication. We are often held back by our own thoughts that we are not good enough, or smart enough, or talented enough, or simply not enough in general.  Learn how to stop doubting, and start doing!  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com.
05:28
August 25, 2021
How Having a Coach Helps
How Having a Coach Helps
Not sure if having a coach is right for you? Learn the positive benefits you can expect from having a coach in this Moment With Mickey. If you have a goal you want to achieve and have been struggling to make it happen, a coach can be the powerful advantage that will help you get there. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com to sign up for our weekly emails.
06:31
August 18, 2021
Done For You - Buyer Beware!
Done For You - Buyer Beware!
Starting, maintaining, or growing a business is challenging. Delegating or outsourcing certain tasks you don't enjoy doing, or things you are not very good at doing, can be VERY tempting. BUT - before you delegate or outsource, make sure you have a basic understanding of how that piece of the business works, and be sure you understand exactly what you are getting for any Done For You service you are thinking about purchasing!   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
06:16
August 11, 2021
Persistence and Determination
Persistence and Determination
What do Coors, Miller, and Pabst brewing companies have in common with Ray Charles, Michael Jordon, and Walt Disney? More than you might think! These 3 companies and 3 celebrities all faced difficult obstacles. Yet all of them used persistence and determination to overcome those obstacles and that led them to success. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website www.RetailLevelUp.com to sign up for our weekly emails!
06:39
August 04, 2021
If You Can Imagine It, It Can Be!
If You Can Imagine It, It Can Be!
Everything every created by humans in our world started out first as an idea. Landing on the moon and flying to space started out as ideas that became reality. When taking an idea from thought to reality, there are obstacles. Learn the 3 types of obstacles and how to get through them.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
07:53
July 28, 2021
Improve Results, Reduce Stress - Acceptance. Responsibility. Defenselessness.
Improve Results, Reduce Stress - Acceptance. Responsibility. Defenselessness.
There is a powerful, 3-step method for improving your results and reducing your stress. This method helps you stay in-the-moment, empowers you to remember that you get to choose how you respond to any situation, and provides a compelling reason to stop trying to convince others to come around to your point of view. Acceptance. Responsibility. Defenselessness. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
07:28
July 21, 2021
Get More Done In Less Time - Eliminate, Automate, Delegate
Get More Done In Less Time - Eliminate, Automate, Delegate
So you have set your goal, you've developed an action plan, you set your To Do list, and prioritized it. Good to go, right? Well, almost. There's one more step that will maximize your productivity and by using this simple tip, you are guaranteed to get more done in less time.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com to sign up for our weekly emails!
05:05
July 14, 2021
Are You Growing or Dying?
Are You Growing or Dying?
When any living thing stops growing, it begins the process of declining, or dying. That occurs with humans too. When we stop being curious, when we stop learning, we limit our potential. We need to: get comfortable with feeling uncomfortable, get over ourselves, and get out of our box. Thanks for listening! Be sure to visit www.RetailLevelUp.com to sign up for our weekly emails of Monday Motivation and Top Tip Tuesday.
04:51
July 07, 2021
Part 3 of 3 - Starting Your Own Business
Part 3 of 3 - Starting Your Own Business
In Part 1 we learned about the 3 key roles the owner of a small business must keep in balance. In Part 2, we discovered the key structures that will set a business up for success: a business plan and documented business processes. And in Part 3, we learn the importance of planning what your organizational structure will look like in the future. Planning now will help your business, and you, to be ready for the future. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
05:23
June 30, 2021
Part 2 of 3 - Starting Your Own Business
Part 2 of 3 - Starting Your Own Business
In Part 1 we learned about the 3 key roles the owner of a small business must keep in balance. In Part 2, we will discover the key structures that will set a business up for success: a business plan and documented business processes.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
05:44
June 23, 2021
5 Signs You Need a Coach
5 Signs You Need a Coach
30 years ago the most common place to find a coach was with a sports team or athlete. Today, coaches are being used everywhere, from the largest business organizations to small mom-and-pop shops to just everyday individuals. How do you know if you need a coach? There are 5 key signs. Learn about them in this Moment with Mickey! Thanks for listening! Be sure to visit our website www.RetailLevelUp.com and sign up for our email newsletters. Long live Brick & Mortar!
04:38
June 16, 2021
Starting Your Own Business - Part 1 of 3
Starting Your Own Business - Part 1 of 3
So you have taken the plunge! You have decided to start your own business! This is an exciting time, but it can feel like you're drinking from a fire hose! In this 3-part series we will discovery some important tips on how to set yourself up for success.  Part 1 - There are 3 key roles the owner of a small business must keep in balance. You already have all of these characteristics inside of you, but keeping them in balance is key. Learn about these 3 characteristics in today's Moment with Mickey.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
07:44
June 16, 2021
Business Survival
Business Survival
Thousands of business owners, executives, and CEO's have identified one critical area that helps a business survive in uncertain, or highly volatile environments. How good a job are you doing in this critical area? Learn more in this Moment with Mickey! Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website www.RetailLevelUp.com and sign up for our email subscription! Long Live Brick-and-Mortar!
05:25
June 02, 2021
The 2 Secret Solutions to Filling Open Positions
The 2 Secret Solutions to Filling Open Positions
Business is great! But, you're having problems filling your open positions. Seems as though people just don't want to work! Think again. If that were true, EVERY business would be understaffed, yet there are many businesses that have no problem filling their open positions. What is their secret? Learn the 2 Secret Solutions to the biggest obstacle to attracting and retaining top talent.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
04:55
May 26, 2021
What Is Your Definition of Failure?
What Is Your Definition of Failure?
Is it bad to make a mistake? Does it make you feel like giving up? What if you were to redefine your definition of failure? By making just a slight shift in perspective, you can change what errors, mistakes, and negative experiences mean to you.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
03:22
May 19, 2021
Your Inside Voice Matters
Your Inside Voice Matters
How do your conversations go inside your head? Are you nice when you talk to yourself, or are you always criticizing, critiquing, and finding every little thing you did wrong? What you tell yourself, your mindset, and your beliefs about you play an incredibly big role in your success. If you are wanting to make a change, the first step is believing that you CAN!  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
04:19
May 12, 2021
Invest in Yourself!
Invest in Yourself!
After our formal schooling ends, our personal growth and development is our own responsibility. No one is going to show up and say "Let's learn some cool stuff today!" We have to do it ourselves. Learn some simple tips on how to continue to learn, stretch, and grow. Investing in yourself is the best investment you can make!   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
05:17
May 05, 2021
Shopping the Competition
Shopping the Competition
No matter what type of business you are in, taking a close look at your competition makes good sense. It's important to know what your competition is doing, and especially what they are doing well. Learn 7 key areas to pay attention to when shopping the competition.  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
06:59
April 28, 2021
Interest vs. Commitment
Interest vs. Commitment
There is a big difference between having an interest, and being committed. In this Moment with Mickey, we explore the differences and discuss an important tip that helps you succeed where others fail.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
04:22
April 21, 2021
Interview with Becky Walraed of So You Boutique
Interview with Becky Walraed of So You Boutique
Here's another success story in the world of brick-and-mortar! Meet Becky Walraed, founder/owner of So You Boutique in Wake Forest, North Carolina. With 20 years of corporate retail experience, Becky decided it was time to get back to the place she calls home. The challenge was on to create a clothing boutique that offered a unique shopping experience, sincere personal service, quality on-trend fashion, at a good price. Through a lot of sweat and tears, So You Boutique was born. Becky shares her tips on being an entrepreneur, learning new things every day, knowing when a change in direction is needed, and how to keep moving forward. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website www.RetailLevelUp.com to sign up for our emails. Long Live Brick-And-Mortar!!
34:46
April 14, 2021
Why Isn't Your Plan Working?
Why Isn't Your Plan Working?
Do you have a plan? You may know what you want. You may know what you need to do to make it happen. But why then, isn't it working? It could be your own self, holding you back. Learn how to overcome this obstacle in this episode.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
04:22
April 07, 2021
The Time Management Myth
The Time Management Myth
How are your time management skills? Actually, no one can manage time. What CAN we manage? Our choices, and we can work on eliminating distractions that waste our time. Learn these 4 simple tips to help you stay focused and get things done! Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
03:57
March 31, 2021
The Importance of Having an Open Mindset
The Importance of Having an Open Mindset
Do you have an open or a fixed mindset? What's the difference? Learn the differences between the two mindsets and why having an open mindset is so important. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
06:54
March 24, 2021
Busy?
Busy?
Busy? - Moment with Mickey Are you busy? Silly question, right? Of course you're busy; we're all busy! But busy does not necessarily mean productive. Learn these simple steps to taking back control of your To Do list so that you actually get the most important things done! Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit www.retaillevelup.com to learn more about our coaching and consulting services! Long live brick and mortar!
05:45
March 17, 2021
Top Qualities of a Great Leader
Top Qualities of a Great Leader
You're either born a leader, or you're not, right? No! Anyone can learn the skills to be an effective leader! There are many common qualities that great leaders have, but there are 6 that always come up on the top of the list. Learn 6 key qualities of being a great leader in this Moment with Mickey.  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
07:19
March 10, 2021
Positive Reinforcement - IS AS
Positive Reinforcement - IS AS
Attracting and retaining the best people is a challenge. We've learned in prior videos that creating a great culture plays an important role in achieving that. Having a positive environment is critical to building that great culture. What's the best way to create a positive environment? Learn a very simple tip in this Moment with Mickey to insure you are catching your people doing the right thing!   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
06:19
March 03, 2021
Ethical Business - Interview with Jeff Morrill
Ethical Business - Interview with Jeff Morrill
In this Moment with Mickey, serial entrepreneur and ethical business author Jeff Morrill shares his key insights on how to build an exceptional company culture. Jeff believes that the high road is the straightest path to the bottom line and he shares how this has shaped his career and businesses in the book Profit Wise - How to Make More Money in Business by Doing the Right Thing. For more information about the author and his book, visit https://www.jeffmorrill.com/   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at https://www.retaillevelup.com  Long live brick and mortar!!
46:22
February 24, 2021
Procrastination - How a Coach Helps
Procrastination - How a Coach Helps
Moment with Mickey - Procrastination Mickey shares a personal story of procrastination and how she FINALLY got her personal project done. Why working with a coach helps so much! Book your FREE 45-minute consultation today so you can experience what it's like to work with a coach! https://calendly.com/retaillevelup/free-consultation Thank you for listening! Long live brick-and-mortar! Visit www.retaillevelup.com to view all of our coaching and consulting services.
04:08
February 17, 2021
The Secret to a Great Culture
The Secret to a Great Culture
What's the #1 concern of brick-and-mortar retailers today? Finding and retaining the best PEOPLE! It's been a challenge for a long time, but there are actions a retailer can take to insure they find and keep the best talent. Learn these important tips in this episode! Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
06:19
February 10, 2021
The 4 A's - Awareness, Action, Attraction, Accountability
The 4 A's - Awareness, Action, Attraction, Accountability
Do you know what to do, so you can do what you want to do? There are 4 simple steps you can put into place immediately that will help you start seeing results in any area - anything you want to do, be, or have. These 4 simple steps will help make it happen: Awareness - Action - Attraction - Accountability. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
04:33
February 03, 2021
The Universal Steps to Success
The Universal Steps to Success
How are those New Year's Resolutions going for you? Did you start, but then fall back into your old routine? Want to learn some foolproof tips on how to stick with it? There are 5 steps to achieve any goal. Doesn't matter if it is a business, personal, or professional goal. These 5 steps will help you to succeed! Thank you for listening! Visit www.retaillevelup.com to sign up for our emails and to learn more about the services we offer.
09:16
January 27, 2021
A Successful Brick & Mortar - leela & lavender
A Successful Brick & Mortar - leela & lavender
Meet Jill Shea and Laura Polanski. These two have spent their entire careers in the fashion and retail world. After working in corporate retail for many years, they boldly started their own retail company: leela and lavender.  These women understand that the retail status quo must be disrupted and ignited. They have brought the fun and unique, personalized service back to make shopping enjoyable once again.  Just 3 years ago they opened their first store in Fargo, North Dakota, and at the same time launched their online business as well at www.leelaandlavender.com. They now have 5 stores in 3 states, as well as a thriving ecommerce business.  Learn their top tips for achieving your goals and never, ever giving up!   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com. Long live brick and mortar!!
57:44
January 20, 2021
Do You Have Your Super Hero Cape On?
Do You Have Your Super Hero Cape On?
As a manager, leader, or owner, sometimes we have to put on our Super Hero cape and dive back into the "doing" part of our business by working along side our team, making things happen. Leave that cape on too long though, and that well oiled machine you used to have can start to sputter and have problems. Learn how to notice when you put the cape on and how to quickly cast it off so you can get back to being the leader you should be.  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
05:42
January 13, 2021
Managing from Afar
Managing from Afar
So you've figured out the logistics of having your employees work remotely, but how experienced are your managers in leading and communicating from afar? How are you ensuring that your employees are staying engaged and motivated? What measures have you put into place to ensure you are retaining your best people? Don't assume your management team has the skills to manage from afar. It's not easy. But there is a resource to help you navigate this process. Retail Level Up can help. Retail is the one industry that has been managing remote teams for as long as the industry has existed. Tap into that knowledge and expertise. Get a free consultation scheduled today to learn more on how Retail Level Up can help. https://calendly.com/retaillevelup/free-consultation Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation. Long live brick and mortar!!
04:36
January 06, 2021
Take Charge of Your Career - Interview with Lynn Whitbeck - Moment with Mickey
Take Charge of Your Career - Interview with Lynn Whitbeck - Moment with Mickey
Learn great information on how to take charge of your career, overcome your feelings of being not good enough, the most important skills to help you have the career you truly want, and the inside tips to managing-up like a pro!   Lynn Whitbeck is the founder & CEO of Petite2Queen and Future Forward Sales. She helps the world by providing sales and leadership training programs to achieve more, faster. Lynn is the catalyst for businesses to turn their sales teams into revenue generating champions.  Learn more about what Lynn and her team offers be visiting www.Petite2Queen.com and www.FutureForwardSales.com   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
29:05
December 16, 2020
Tips for Launching a Small Business - Interview with Holly Kraft, owner of Druthers
Tips for Launching a Small Business - Interview with Holly Kraft, owner of Druthers
Meet Holly Kraft, founder and owner of Druthers, a men's apparel store located in Fargo, North Dakota. Druthers carries men's lifestyle apparel brands that speak to the store's founding beliefs: be a better person, do the right thing, and personal & professional growth.   Holly has been in the retail industry for her entire career and had a life-long desire to open her own store. After researching the retail scene in her community, she decided a casual men's store was as area of opportunity. The planned opening date of her brick-and-mortar store was in the midst of the shut-downs of COVID in early 2020,  but undaunted, she persevered and is now open and thriving!  Learn Holly's top tips for how to successfully launch and run a brick-and-mortar store in this Moment with Mickey by Retail Level Up.   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
38:40
December 09, 2020
Owning a Restaurant/Bar Tips - Moment with Mickey - Interview with Brandon Emch
Owning a Restaurant/Bar Tips - Moment with Mickey - Interview with Brandon Emch
Ever dreamed of owning your own restaurant or bar? Learn some inside tips from a successful owner, Brandon Emch, of Baxter's on Cedar and Baxter's The Backdoor located in Sandpoint, Idaho.  Brandon shares tips from his career-long work in the food and beverage industry: effort, communication, motivation, making the most of every bit of time during a shift, plus much more. Listen to Brandon's down-to-earth approach and learn how you can use his ideas to make the most of whatever work you are doing today. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation. Long live brick and mortar!!
34:15
December 02, 2020
Tips on Starting a Small Business - Interview with Amy Wolf, of The Dog Spot
Tips on Starting a Small Business - Interview with Amy Wolf, of The Dog Spot
Amy Wolf and Chef Arion Canniff opened The Dog Spot on Black Friday 2017. The concept is a small cafe focused on fresh-made foods, international fusion flavors and smaller, healthier portions with wine, beer and cider from the Inland and Pacific Northwest PLUS a small retail shop filled with pet gear and treats, and human clothing and accessories with pet themes (like a tiny Rainforest Cafe, but with dogs & cats). The answers to 2 questions guided every decision in the 20+ years of their relationship prior to opening a business: "What do we eat?" and "What do we do with the dogs?" So, it was a logical mash up to keep both partners interested and passionate about the results of their own business. Check out their website at www.lovethedogspot.com and their Facebook page https://lnkd.in/gZgYbq8 and if you find yourself in the vicinity of Northeastern Oregon be sure to stop in their location at 19 S. Main St, Joseph, Oregon. Thank you for listening! Long live brick-and-mortar retail!
54:21
November 25, 2020
Deciding vs. Doing
Deciding vs. Doing
You want to make a change. You decide to do it. Great! Then what? For some reason, you never make it happen. Learn how one simple thing can bring about the change you truly want. It is so simple, yet most people overlook it. Find out how to do, be, and have more of what you want in your career, and life.  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com.
04:21
November 18, 2020
Attracting & Retaining the Best People
Attracting & Retaining the Best People
What does it take to attract and retain the best people? It takes good leadership skills. That includes communication, listening, feedback, and all those other "soft skills". There's a big difference in being the boss, or a manager, and being an effective leader. That difference is the key to reducing turnover, avoiding the costs and headaches of constantly trying to find new people. Get back to basics! #RetailLevelUp #retail #BrickAndMortar #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #MomentWithMickey #ItCanBeDone Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
06:30
November 11, 2020
Fill Up Your Tank, or Else!
Fill Up Your Tank, or Else!
Ever felt you were too busy to stop for gas? We've all had those moments when work is just so crazy busy we lose sight of doing those little, seemingly insignificant tasks. Those little things that are easy to put off, until we eventually realize we've put them off too long and now how are we going to pick them back up again?  There are 3 key building blocks to establishing a strong foundation in any business. Learn what those are in today's Moment with Mickey. #RetailLevelUp #Retail #BrickAndMortar #leadership #coaching #entrepreneur #ItCanBeDone #MomentWithMickey   Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
07:03
November 04, 2020
Sustainability and Scalability
Sustainability and Scalability
When starting, maintaining, or growing a business, sustainability and scalability need to be carefully considered. There's an easy model that helps bring focus to the three critical areas of any business: products/services assortment, marketing, and pricing. The model: Offering the BEST, to the MOST, at the LEAST will help bring focus to these three critical areas.  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com. Long live brick and mortar!!
06:52
October 28, 2020
Servant Leadership
Servant Leadership
What is "servant leadership"? It's been around for a really long time. It is one of the BEST approaches to leading a team and building a world-class organization. Learn the 10 Key Characteristics of how to be a servant leader in this Moment with Mickey. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com. Long live brick and mortar!!
07:14
October 21, 2020
Customer Experience
Customer Experience
In this new world of customization and personalization, the brick-and-mortar retailer has the opportunity to make the customer's experience really unique and memorable. Learn these easy 5 steps of how to attract and retain customers by using BLOOM.  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com. Long live brick and mortar!!
08:49
October 14, 2020
The World's Friend - Interview with Andrew Oakes
The World's Friend - Interview with Andrew Oakes
Meet Andrew Oakes - an energetic, passionate guy who offers up wise and unique techniques for managing stress no matter the circumstances one is facing in life. It was not long ago that Andrew escaped a life of excruciating anxiety, stress, and depression. It was only after hitting rock bottom that he made a profound, but simple, discovery that changed his life and the lives of hundreds of others over the last 5 years. When he escaped the darkness, he grew a passion for helping others escape theirs too. It was in the pursuit of that passion that he found his purpose. Andrew helps people battling stress, anxiety, and depression and offers them a unique and simplified system help them get back to living their best life.  With all that is happening around us, we can often let the negative parts overtake us. Spend some time with Andrew Oakes, The World's Friend, to learn how to not let life's challenges get you down.  Learn more about Andrew Oakes at his website www.theworldsfriend.com or find him on Facebook, TikTok, or YouTube by searching for The World's Friend.  Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
44:48
October 07, 2020
Tips on Starting a Brick-And-Mortar Business - INTERVIEW with Beverly Dry Goods
Tips on Starting a Brick-And-Mortar Business - INTERVIEW with Beverly Dry Goods
Have you dreamed of opening your own retail store? Thinking that now is not the time with how challenging the retail environment is and add on top of that a global pandemic? Well, think again! Here is a sweet success story that will get you out of the "dreaming" mode and into the "action" mode!  Learn how Mary Bujwid Moss came up with the idea for her retail business, Beverly Dry Goods, some key Do's and Don'ts, and the tools and services she uses to make things run smoothly. @beverlydrygoods www.beverlydrygoods.com Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit our website at www.retaillevelup.com Long live brick and mortar!!
39:39
September 30, 2020
Making It Happen
Making It Happen
Learn how to take all those tips you've gathered from webinars, podcasts, training materials, and self-help books and start putting them to use! The acronym ACT is an easy method for sorting and prioritizing all of those tips. And then, add to that the most important tip of all: hire a coach!   Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
05:13
August 18, 2020
Trade Secrets
Trade Secrets
Learn how to take all those tips you've gathered from webinars, podcasts, training materials, and self-help books and start putting them to use! Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
05:51
August 18, 2020
"No!"
"No!"
The word "no" can be the cause of stress and anxiety. But if we avoid getting a "no" we are limiting our potential and quite possibly missing out on some of the best stuff! Don't assume a "no" means "never"! When you hear "no", think of it more as a "not now". The door may be closed for now, but don't you be the one who locks it! Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
05:39
August 18, 2020
Failure Is Not A Bad Word
Failure Is Not A Bad Word
As children, we develop the most and fastest by trial and error. We first learn how to do something by learning how not to do it. Watch this Moment with Mickey to learn more about why it is so important to accept we will inevitably fail, and it's OK. Plus, Mickey shares a personal story of a major struggle she had, and how she failed multiple times before she finally figured out she was approaching the situation in the wrong way. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
05:55
August 18, 2020
Missed Sales Plans?
Missed Sales Plans?
Did you miss your sales plans during the 1st half of 2020? Are you getting ready to just write those missed sales off? Don't do that until you listen to this podcast! It's not too late to recoup some of those missed sales! Do nothing, you'll get nothing. But stretch yourself and your team, just a little bit more each day, each week, and who knows how much more you can bring in! Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
02:43
August 18, 2020
Be A Leader Of Change
Be A Leader Of Change
You can be like a thermometer, or you can be like a thermostat. Learn the difference you can make by being an environmental change agent. You may be just one person, but one is all it takes to make a huge difference. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
02:48
August 18, 2020
Networking Part 4 of 4 - Exploring Structured Networking Groups
Networking Part 4 of 4 - Exploring Structured Networking Groups
Learn what you should consider before joining a Structured Networking Group. There are lots of great groups out there, but you need to research the details before joining to find a good fit for you. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
04:38
August 18, 2020
Networking Part 3 of 4 - Different Types of Networks
Networking Part 3 of 4 - Different Types of Networks
Learn about the 3 distinct categories of networks you should have: Information, Support, and Referral. Plus: learn how to create a contact sphere with other businesses that complement yours.  Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
05:56
August 18, 2020
Networking Part 2 of 4 - Use the 24/7/30 Rule for Follow-up
Networking Part 2 of 4 - Use the 24/7/30 Rule for Follow-up
Learn how to build your network using The 24/7/30 Rule. It's a simple and effective tool that helps you build connections and add to your network. Part 2 of a 4-part series on Networking. After you first meet someone, you follow-up and follow-thru will make a huge difference in going beyond just having met someone and actually connecting with them. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
03:10
August 18, 2020
Networking Part 1 of 4 - Deepen Your Network
Networking Part 1 of 4 - Deepen Your Network
Learn how to deepen your personal and professional network and why it's so important to do so right now. Part 1 of a 4-part series on Networking. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
02:47
August 18, 2020
Got a Big Goal? Start With the Small Stuff.
Got a Big Goal? Start With the Small Stuff.
Learn how to tackle those big goals you have. Start with the small steps, get some wins, then build your momentum to keep going. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
03:59
August 18, 2020
Persistence and Determination
Persistence and Determination
Learn the keys to achieving your goals. Change your plan, change your execution, but never give up on your goal! Never, ever quit! Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
05:42
August 18, 2020
What Are You Waiting For?
What Are You Waiting For?
If you're waiting for someone else to do something, before you take action on reaching your goals, you are wasting your time. Time is ticking away. Now is the best time to act. Don't allow yourself to be stuck on "pause". Think of this time as a "reset". And start working towards your goals. Today. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
04:60
July 09, 2020
Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention
Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention
The best new ideas come when times are tough. Be creative and strategic. Think about what and how you can be doing to work your way through and the way forward. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
03:20
July 09, 2020
How to Have an A+ Career and Life
How to Have an A+ Career and Life
Learn 4 simple steps to improve your ability to have an A+ career and life, even in times of uncertainty.  Awareness. Action. Attraction. Accountability.  If you want to have an A+ career and life, and want to get there faster, hire a coach. Retail Level Up will help you with achieving your goals. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
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July 09, 2020
Success Is An Inside Job
Success Is An Inside Job
Our ability to succeed or not starts with whether or not we believe in ourselves. Learn how to start with your thoughts of what you want, move to what you could and should be doing, and get to where you decide what you WILL do, in order to succeed. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation. Long live brick and mortar!!
03:52
July 04, 2020
How Can We?
How Can We?
We all face challenges in both our personal and professional lives. How we react to an event, over which we have very little control, will dictate how successful we are as we come out the other side. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation. Long live brick and mortar!!
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July 04, 2020
Reaching Your Fullest Potential
Reaching Your Fullest Potential
Learn two simple steps to help you reach your fullest potential. These two simple steps can be done by everyone, everyday and will help you get amazing results. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
04:04
June 25, 2020
Failing Forward
Failing Forward
Learn the differences in the behaviors of someone who tends to be the victim (failing backward) and those who learn (failing forward) from their challenges, set-backs, and disappointments. "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." ~ Charles Swindoll, author Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.
03:56
June 25, 2020
The 5 Stages of Change - How Having a Coach Helps
The 5 Stages of Change - How Having a Coach Helps
When we decide to make a change, we go through 5 stages. These 5 stages happen to all of us, whenever we are trying to make a significant change. A lot of people get tripped up by Stage 3 - the Valley of Despair! But don't quit!! Don't give up and go back to the way things used to be. You didn't like that to begin with. Don't go backwards! This is where a coach can help. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation. Long live brick and mortar!!
04:08
June 18, 2020
Actions Speak Louder Than Words - Retail Store Best Practices
Actions Speak Louder Than Words - Retail Store Best Practices
Whether it's apparent to you or not, as a leader, your team is observing everything you say and do. Learn some best practices in how to be an effective leader. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com  to learn more and to schedule a free consultation. Long live brick and mortar!!
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June 18, 2020
Performance Gut Check - Retail Store Best Practices
Performance Gut Check - Retail Store Best Practices
Learn key skills in how to be a more effective leader. Before you pounce on your people for doing something wrong, ask yourself these questions.  Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com to learn more and to schedule a free consultation. Long live brick and mortar!!
02:59
June 18, 2020
You Can't Cut Your Way To Success - Retail Store Best Practices
You Can't Cut Your Way To Success - Retail Store Best Practices
Learn about a common mistake some retailers make when it comes to labor and staffing of their brick-and-mortar stores. When sales are down, it is tempting to cut back on staffing because it's an easy way to reduce expenses. But wait! That is a slippery slope: the more you reduce staffing, the less attention customers receive, the less compelling their experience, the less inclined they are to buy, the more you reduce your sales. Thank you for listening! Be sure to visit www.retaillevelup.com for more information on services that can help retailers and those who work in the retail industry. Long live brick-and-mortar!
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June 18, 2020
What's Within Your Control? - Retail Store Best Practices
What's Within Your Control? - Retail Store Best Practices
Weather can wreck havoc with a store's foot traffic, but you can't control the weather. Learn about what you CAN control and how this important tip is key to driving your sales results. Thank you for listening! Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com to learn more and to schedule a free consultation. Long live brick and mortar!!
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June 18, 2020