10 episodes

An unscripted podcast covering a vast range of retail loss prevention, asset protection, and corporate security related topics.

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

An unscripted podcast covering a vast range of retail loss prevention, asset protection, and corporate security related topics.

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    Keith White’s Corporate Insights for America

    Keith White’s Corporate Insights for America

    TalkLP guest co-host Debbie Maples,  VP Global Safety & Security: Intelligence, Investigations & Protection at Salesforce, joins host Amber Bradley to interview Keith White, Chief of Safety and Security for Salesforce.com at Salesforce.  As many know, Keith started his career as a loss prevention agent and has ascended up the ranks to many c-level roles.  Hear his "Rules for Corporate America" for the secrets to Keith's success and what Debbie has learned with him as a mentor along the way.  Tune in to hear us tackle many issues including diversity, dealing with corporate politics, and ensuring visibility within an organization!

    • 41 min
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    What do CFOs Really Want from LP Executives?

    What do CFOs Really Want from LP Executives?

    This episode of TalkLP features host Amber Bradley and special guest co-host Peter Chie, VP of Asset Protection at Bloomingdale's interviewing the CFO of Bloomingdale's, Scott Zettell.  Scott provides insights into exactly what he's expecting when evaluating capital, what's important to him from asset protection executives as well as how he started in asset protection and navigated his way to the c-suite.  Take a listen to dive into these two brilliant minds from Bloomingdale's!

    • 36 min
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    Demonstrating LP’s Value to Operations

    Demonstrating LP’s Value to Operations

    TalkLP host Amber Bradley is joined by guest co-host David Shugan, CFI, Sr. Director of Asset Protection for Carter's to pick the brain of Robert LaCommare, CFI, Vice President of Asset Protection for Big Lots Stores.  This episode covers ways loss prevention professionals can demonstrate the value of LP to operations.  We also hear what Robert would tell his 22-year-old self as he navigates his career. And both David and Robert give an homage to some leaders in the LP industry that impacted their careers! AND attention Solution Providers:  some fantastic advice from these two here!



    Take a listen to this meaty and valuable peak into these two leaders' minds.

    • 28 min
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    The Value of the Informal Job Shadow

    The Value of the Informal Job Shadow

    Ok, when it comes to new ideas to consider - David Ruffing, Vice President of Loss Prevention, Remote Operations, and Investigations at Kohl's, kills it.  TalkLP host Amber Bradley and David discuss many critical lessons learned along his career path including -- rapid expansion, navigating internal politics, understanding people, and the importance of training.  Hear as David describes many methods he used in helping him reach the career success with expanding responsibilities.  Check it out!

    • 29 min
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    Intentional Leadership in Action

    Intentional Leadership in Action

    Meredith Plaxco, Vice President, Loss Prevention and Safety at PetSmart joins TalkLP host Amber Bradley for a specific and unique conversation about all-things leadership.  Specifically, Meredith shares her own personal belief system of measuring goals and staying on track to be an intentional leader.  Trust me, you're doing to have writers (or typers) cramp after this one.  Definitely a in-depth and meaty conversation with one of our industry's most compelling leaders! 



    This podcast episode is sponsored by Security Source.  Security Source specializes in video surveillance, video verification, access control and intrusion detection.  Find more information on Security Source here.

    • 41 min
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    Getting Comfortable with Uncomfortable

    Getting Comfortable with Uncomfortable

    TalkLP host Amber Bradley is stoked to moderate this RLPSA panel with James Fripp, Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer from YUM! Brands and Steven Antoine, Chief Security Officer for YUM! Brands to discuss "Getting Comfortable with Uncomfortable" from their keynote session at the Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association (RLPSA) Annual Conference To Go March 2.  This opening keynote rocked viewers as we discuss very poignant topics relating to diversity, inclusion, and real methods of having empathic conversations around these topics!  Check them out!  For more information on how you can access additional sessions from the RLPSA Annual Conference To Go, contact me.  We have digital all-access passes for sale for those that missed this and other incredible sessions.



    Thank you to Interface Security for being a phenomenal sponsor of RLPSA and TalkLP initiatives!



    For more information on RLPSA click here.

    • 54 min

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j tribe ,

Great info

So glad I found this helpful resource! Thanks for putting together a quality pod!
I work for a corp security team and oversee security for over 70 locations in my area. Tips and advice to share with the boots on the ground always appreciated!

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