39 episodes

April Sabral an experienced retail executive, founder of retailu and author of the positive effect chats with retail leaders about their career, leadership, retail and so much more in this weekly podcast.
Listen in and learn from the best leaders in the retail industry. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/april477/support

The Positive Effect - A retail leaders guide to changing the world April

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April Sabral an experienced retail executive, founder of retailu and author of the positive effect chats with retail leaders about their career, leadership, retail and so much more in this weekly podcast.
Listen in and learn from the best leaders in the retail industry. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/april477/support

    Episode 39: Jeremy Brown, Former CEO of Frank & Oak.

    Episode 39: Jeremy Brown, Former CEO of Frank & Oak.

    In this episode, I chat with Jeremy Brown the former CEO of frank and oak  Jeremy is a transformational C-level executive who is known for driving employee engagement, market growth, and financial performance.   Jeremy is highly skilled at designing and executing high yield strategies across myriad industry segments that generate revenue, profit, and market leadership.  Throughout his career, he has built processes, teams, and financial models, increased online sales for Sephora, NPS at Frank and Oak, along with growing store counts for Bath and Body Works.  By blending deep subject matter knowledge, analytical thinking, and his collaborative approach with servant leadership, Jeremy's engaging interpersonal style, and passion for developing others makes him a leader that's a positive effect on the business and people he leads. HIT remind me and get this in your schedule - and as always share with your network.  hashtag#leadership hashtag#business hashtag#growth hashtag#sales hashtag#retailu hashtag#linkedinlive hashtag#network hashtag#people hashtag#retailleadership hashtag#retailindustry hashtag#thepositiveeffect hashtag#leader


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    Episode 38: Featuring Fil D'Urbano, Chief MIndfulness Officer Ardene

    Episode 38: Featuring Fil D'Urbano, Chief MIndfulness Officer Ardene

    Fil Farinaccio D'Urbano is the Chief Mindfulness Officer and Head of People and Culture at Ardene and an amazing Leader, always ahead of the curve for culture, people, and initiatives that shape positive environments.  As we focus on a new way of leading and caring about our employees, Fil believes there is a better way to create practical programs in your business that create cultures where people thrive. Fil is a leader who exudes mindful leadership; she helps leaders become more conscious of their impact and influence, which is essential.  I can't wait to chat with Fil this week on "The Positive Effect" and learn more about creating this in your organization, what she has been up to in the past year, and how she views the future of mindfulness in the workplace. 


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    Episode 37: Mike Fiato, SVP Customer Experience.

    Episode 37: Mike Fiato, SVP Customer Experience.

    Get your Wednesday started right with my weekly live broadcast, where I interview leaders who positively affect the business and teams they lead.

    This week I am chatting with Mike Fiato Mike, the SVP of  Customer Experience at Eurest and an Author of the BOOK called THE EDGE.

    I met Mike at the NFR back in 2019 while speaking on a panel. He is an amazing leader and friend of mine.

    His book speaks to the effect of positive service, guest experiences, and leadership.

    We can all learn from the hospitality business.

    Join me for this fun, inspiring conversation!

    We launched hospitalityu.ca last year thru COVID to provide affordable and effective leadership development for the industry.


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    Episode 36: Traci Wilson, Regional Leader, Hair Cuttery

    Episode 36: Traci Wilson, Regional Leader, Hair Cuttery

    On this week's live broadcast, I am excited to have Traci Wilson join me for an inspired retail leadership conversation.

    Traci believes people are influenced by a leader that is authentic, open to listening, and able to recognize success.

    Traci has over 15 years of in-store and headquarters strategic and tactical experience. Traci has led teams in all areas of operations, omnichannel, process improvement, merchandising, and communication documentation for brands such as Ulta Beauty, Charming Charlie, and at The Gap for over 22 years.

    Join Traci and me for an interesting dynamic conversation about leadership.


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    • 38 min
    Episode 35: The Positive Effect featuring Liza Amlani

    Episode 35: The Positive Effect featuring Liza Amlani

    This week we are turning the tables.

    Liza Amlani will be asking me to share my retail journey and talk about my Book "The Positive Effect, a retail leader's guide to changing the world."

    Liza is a retail strategist and the principal and founder of @Retail Strategy Group, a retail consulting firm and Author of The Merchant Life.

    When we both get together, it is always a motivating and positive conversation that will inspire you!


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    • 36 min
    Episode 34: The Positive Effect featuring Sherri Sanjurjo

    Episode 34: The Positive Effect featuring Sherri Sanjurjo

    In today's changing marketplace, organizations constantly need individuals with leadership skills to give them an edge over their competitors.

    Sherri Sanjurjo is an authenticity coach, as well as a leadership development coach and motivational speaker. If this isn't enough, Sherri also heads up the business development at One Voice One Team and is the host and CEO of her own podcast and company. She is a busy lady who is making a HUGE impact in the world.

    On this week's live broadcast - we get to talk to Sherri and one of the OVOT/retailu internships, Melissa, who attended the OVOT and retail courses and has since accepted an internship at Ardene.

    This is going to be an awesome conversation.

    If you work in retail, listen in and see how you can help more youth like Melissa get employment opportunities.


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