27 episodes

The Running Great Stores podcasts are created for Retail Leaders. Our goal is to talk to powerhouse guests who are experts in their field and provide inspiration for Brick and Mortar store leaders that help them create remarkable customer experiences and operationally excellent stores.

Running Great Stores Rachel Williamson

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The Running Great Stores podcasts are created for Retail Leaders. Our goal is to talk to powerhouse guests who are experts in their field and provide inspiration for Brick and Mortar store leaders that help them create remarkable customer experiences and operationally excellent stores.

    S04E26: Inspiring & Leading your Retail Team with Cassie Kane

    S04E26: Inspiring & Leading your Retail Team with Cassie Kane

    Welcome to our 4th Season of the Running Great Stores Podcast where we talk all retail all the time.  We are kicking off our 4th season with Cassie Kane, owner and principal consultant for Kane Learning, a boutique consulting firm that partners with companies to create and implement talent development and learning solutions.  She has a passion for helping companies create practical, meaningful and fun learning that teams can easily apply on the job, positively impacting their results.  

    In today's episode, Cassie will be talking about the power of investing in today's retail leaders.  The way District and Store Managers show up and. how they lead their team has an impact on team members and customers!  She will share some of the key skills required that leaders need now...empathy, effective communication and resilience.  

    Enjoy the listen!

    Rachel Williamson




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    • 51 min
    S4 E27: STOP STANDING STILL with Kendra Vuticevski

    S4 E27: STOP STANDING STILL with Kendra Vuticevski

    If you love retail, you will love today's episode!  Kendra shares her story and how she is building multi-million dollar businesses from her cell phone.  As a former corporate executive of over 15 years and someone who recently served on the Board of Directors for a local non-profit, Kendra knows great strategy, teamwork, and solid operations.

    With five years of Network Marketing experience under her belt, Kendra spent the last two focused on building a business in the profession.

    “It was after a rare medical diagnosis of my mom, that I realized I wanted to be more present at home with my family” she adds.
    Taking her goal seriously in 2020, Kendra developed a team of leaders to $2.5 Million in sales in just 12-months. Not only is she proud of that achievement, but seeing her leaders recognized, winning incentive trips, bonuses, and awards, many for the first time in their career – is a hugely rewarding accomplishment.

    Kendra loves being a professional encourager and global business builder, from the freedom of her cell phone.

    Kendra Vuticevski and her husband love to travel with their two boys. They love watching their boys play sports and they’re an active family in their community.

    I know you will LOVE this conversation~Enjoy the listen.

    xoxo, Rachel

    • 53 min
    IT'S NOT THE STORES, IT'S THE STAFF...Why Retail Store Teams will Become the Social Sellers with Tristan Rogers

    IT'S NOT THE STORES, IT'S THE STAFF...Why Retail Store Teams will Become the Social Sellers with Tristan Rogers

    In this podcast, Tristan Rogers, CEO of Concrete Platform, shares his perspective on the future of stores and store operations...but not through the lens of everyone else.  Listen to his unique perspective (& fantastic British accent) on how Gen Z is shaping the future of retail.  Tristan brings his knowledge and authentic point of view on what retailers and landlords alike must do to make it in the post-covid world.

    Enjoy the listen and share it with your friends and colleagues!




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    • 54 min
    Reaching your Leadership Potential with Scott Galloway

    Reaching your Leadership Potential with Scott Galloway

    In today's episode, Scott Galloway of Galloway Resource Partners talks to us about how to reach our leadership potential.  He shares 5 important steps we all need to take.  While it isn't easy, the steps are simple.  It is really about becoming intentional about our own leadership.  It's a 'can't miss' episode!

    Scott and his team connect People to the Talent and Resources they need.  As a trusted advisor, they come alongside businesses and business leaders wtih coaching, consulting and talent acquisition to play offense and grow your business!  www.gallowayresourcepartners.com

    • 48 min
    Power of Connections with Melissa Latham

    Power of Connections with Melissa Latham

    Melissa Latham has spent her entire career working in retail, from key holder to head of stores for multi-billion dollar companies.  When she experienced her second position elimination, she decided to pivot to a different career while still doing what she loves most...supporting people who work in retail.  She started her executive search firm, Global Recruiters Lowcountry to do just that.  

    In today's podcast, Melissa shares the three things that have contributed to her career success.  If you work in retail or are a people leader, this podcast has something for you. 

    Enjoy the listen,

    Rachel






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    • 55 min
    Navigating Career, Business and Life with Meghan Houle

    Navigating Career, Business and Life with Meghan Houle

    2020 has been an overwhelming year for many, especially if you work in the retail industry.  With 2021 just around the corner, Meghan motivates us to think about our careers, business and life goals.  Meghan has launched the Meghan Houle Method providing private and group coaching to help provide inspiration and motivation to get our lives back on track.  You will LOVE Meghan's energy!  
    Meghan is offering a free consultation for anyone who wants to learn more!  Visit www.meghanhoule.com for more information!
    Enjoy the listen,
    Rachel

    • 52 min

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