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Protection 1 Chief Marketing Officer, Jamie Haenggi,
Named Honoree by Direct Marketing News

Prestigious Marketing Hall of Femme Award Recognizes Women in Marketing

CHICAGO – February 18, 2014 – Protection 1, the largest full-service business and home security company in the U.S., today announced its chief marketing and customer experience officer, Jamie Haenggi, has been selected as Honoree by Direct Marketing News for its 2014 Marketing Hall of Femme. Award recipients will be featured in an upcoming edition of Direct Marketing News and recognized at an awards ceremony to be held in New York City, March 21, 2014.

“At Protection 1, we work to provide a customer experience that exceeds the industry standard,” said Timothy J. Whall, chief executive officer for Protection 1. “Jamie has been instrumental in creating and building a brand that is known for delivering the best customer experience in the industry. It is the way that we both attract and retain our customers and we are proud to see her recognized by Direct Marketing News.”

The Marketing Hall of Femme was created two years ago to honor women in marketing across the country, highlighting success strategies of senior executives in marketing.

“Honorees are nominated by coworkers and employees, so these awards are particularly insightful,” said Ginger Colon, editor-in-chief for Direct Marketing News. “Our editorial team bases our selections on factors including leadership style and approach as well as the impact the individual has had on the organization over the past year. Our honorees are those changing the face of the marketing world and we are pleased to announce this year’s recipients.”

Winners will be featured in the May 2014 issue of Direct Marketing News.

Ms. Haenggi has led marketing, communications and customer experience strategies efforts for Protection 1 since 2010, coming on board with the current management team. Ms. Haenggi is a veteran of the electronic security industry, working with National Guardian, Holmes Protection and ADT Services prior to her work with Vonage where she oversaw marketing, retail sales and corporate communications. Ms. Haenggi has more than 20 years of marketing, sales, operations and strategy experience.

For more information about Protection 1, please visit us at www.protection1.com.
 
 


 













 
























 



 

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Inside Target, CEO Gregg Steinhafel Struggles to Contain Giant Cybertheft - A must watch video for every LP executive  How Target Is Working to Manage Crisis After Theft of Credit and Debit Card Numbers From Millions of Customers.
Opinion surveys commissioned by the company found that the massive cybertheft that waylaid Target late last year had knocked confidence and trust in the 51-year-old retailer to an all-time low. Some of the executives were frustrated. Target was having trouble shaking the fallout from a key decision by Chief Executive Gregg Steinhafel that made the crisis appear even worse than it already was. This account of how Target executives responded to one of the biggest challenges in the company's history is based on interviews with Mr. Steinhafel, Mr. Jones, Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan and other top executives and includes their recollections of internal discussions in the video. The executives acknowledge the crisis has damaged the retailer's bull's-eye brand, while analysts estimate it may cost Target billions of dollars. During the holiday-shopping season, Target's sales and store traffic plummeted. Call-center volume overwhelmed employees. Executives testified before congressional panels, and the company is facing federal and state investigations into how the cybercrime occurred from its store registers and computer network. Mr. Steinhafel says he has no regrets about the aggressive disclosure and other costly decisions in the wake of the crisis. "Target won't be defined by the breach, but how we handle the breach," he says. This account of how Target executives responded to one of the biggest challenges in the company's history is based on interviews with Mr. Steinhafel, Mr. Jones, Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan and other top executives and includes their recollections of internal discussions. Editors Note: This is a must read for every retail executive and gives us a great example of how to manage an event if it happens to you. Obviously needing to answer the questions of what suggestions, advice, and guidance you'd give your retailer as it truly has an impact on the future of the business and the immediate sales.  (Source wsj.comIt's worth the fee for a one-time read.

RILA partners with National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has entered into a partnership with the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) to enhance cyber security information sharing and expand retailers’ proactive and vigilant approach to cyber threats to protect consumers against criminals. Partnering with the NCFTA is one of several approaches RILA is taking to enhance collaboration across the entire payments system. Last week, RILA announced it is joining forces with the Financial Services Roundtable to lead a partnership between the merchant and financial services industries. This partnership will expand retailers’ network to include academia, law enforcement, financial institutions and other industries. In March, the RCLC will convene at the NCFTA in Pittsburgh to kick off the information sharing process across industries. (Source chainstoreage.com)

13.1 million fraud victims last year - up 500,000 - highest number since report started  Account takeover fraud hit a new record in incidence for the second year in a row and accounted for 28% of all identity fraud. Additionally, fraudsters increasingly turned to eBay, PayPal, and Amazon with the stolen information to make purchases. In 2013, data breaches became more damaging, with one in three people who received a data breach notification letter becoming an identity fraud victim. Encouragingly, the amount criminals stole decreased by $3 billion to $18 billion, reflecting more aggressive actions from financial institutions, identity theft protection providers, and consumers. According to Javelin statistics, 2013 was the fourth year in a row for increased numbers of stolen accounts: 2010--10.2 million; 2011--11.6 million; 2012--12.6 million; 2013--13.1 million. In that same period, total losses fluctuated: 2010--$20 billion; 2011--$18 billion; 2012--$21 billion; 2013--$18 billion. (Source ababj.com)

Target data breach cost banks $200M to date
The costs related to Target's data breach have now exceeded $200 million for financial institutions, according to the Consumer Bankers Association and the Credit Union National Association, the Associated Press reported. The $200 million figure does not include the cost of any a fraudulent activity, which would push the cost of the breach to the industry higher as consumers are not held liable. (Source chainstoreage.com)

Lowe's to hire 25K seasonal employees

Dunham’s building a new Distribution Center in Marion, IN. Sporting good facility to be 485,000 square feet bigger, will add 135 jobs

Signet Jewelers Acquiring Zales Owner In $1.4 Billion Deal
Signet announced Wednesday morning that it is buying the parent company of Zales. (Source forbes.com)

Lawmakers in California are taking a hard look at the growing problem of credit card fraud  The state Assembly Banking and Judiciary committees held a joint hearing today to hear from officials about credit card hacking. Officials with the California Retailers Association say credit card shoppers could have their personal information protected by upgrading the country's entire payment system. Credit card fraud has increased 87 percent nationwide since 2010. (Source kfbk.com)

'Free' gift card promoters to pay $2.5 million in fraud case
The owners of six companies, including three from Orange County, have agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit that accused them of sending out millions of text messages offering free gift cards they never delivered. The FTC said six individuals and their companies offered "free $1,000 gift cards" as a ruse to acquire victims' personal information, which they later sold, and to get them to pay for unwanted services and subscriptions. (Source latimes.com)

US businesses suffered 666,000 internal security breaches in 2013
Averaging 2,560 per working day, new research has revealed. The findings, revealed by IS Decisions, also found that despite this regular occurrence, only 17.5% of IT managers consider insider threats to be in their top three security priorities. Should retail LP be involved? (Source net-security.org)


FBI Releases Preliminary Semiannual Crime Statistics for 2013

The report is based on information from 12,723 law enforcement agencies that submitted three to six months of comparable data to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program for the first six months of 2012 and 2013. Property Crime


 
All three offenses in the property crime category—burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft—showed decreases in the number of offenses from January to June 2013 when compared with data for the same months of 2012. Burglary offenses decreased 8.1 percent. There was a 4.7 percent decrease in the number of larceny-theft offenses and a 3.2 percent decrease in motor vehicle thefts.
Each of the six city population groups had decreases in the overall number of property crimes. Law enforcement agencies in cities with populations under 10,000 inhabitants reported the largest decrease, 9.0 percent.
Property crime decreased 12.0 percent in non-metropolitan counties and 7.4 percent in metropolitan counties.
All four regions reported decreases in the number of property crime: 9.3 percent in the Midwest, 8.1 percent in the Northeast, and 5.5 percent in the South. Property crime declined 0.3 percent in the West.
 

President Obama speaks at Safeway Distribution Center in Upper Marlboro, MD; calling for more fuel-efficient trucks on U.S. roads  Obama said helping these vehicles use less fuel would have the triple benefit of making the U.S. less dependent on imported oil, keeping more money in consumer pockets and reducing the greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming. "It's not just a win win. It's a win, win, win," Obama said at a Maryland distribution center for Safeway, where he was flanked by two delivery trucks. "You got three wins." (Source tcpalm.com)

Quarterly Same Store Sales Results

Lumber Liquidators Q4 up 15.6% with net sales up 22.7%
Ace Hardware Q4 up 3.5% with sales up 12.1%
Delia's Q4 down 26.9% with revenues down 34.2%

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Mobile Commerce: The Next Fraud Frontier
Mobile commerce continues to grow, but fraud prevention tactics in this channel need to grow at an equal pace as well. As we've seen in recent weeks, even physical POS terminals are not safe from cyber attacks and fraud attempts. With the attacks targeting Target, Neiman Marcus and other major retailers last month, cyber security and fraud prevention is in the public mind more than ever right now. And this means banks must be more vigilant than in the past. If a third party, such as a retailer or vendor, gets hacked and valuable financial data gets stolen, a bank will still be partially blamed in the court of public opinion even if it was not at fault. (Source banktech.com)

Mobile payments can fight fraud where EMV can't
Fraud risk will always exist as long as we are using cards - even EMV-enabled ones, which still has its flaws. With EMV, the customer is still handing over the account token, with all of its credentials visible to a merchant, who can record it offline even before dipping it into a reader. Cloud-based mobile approaches can prevent this risk entirely, changing the security paradigm by storing all payment credentials behind an encrypted firewall accessible only through strong authentication with only indecipherable tokens provided to the merchant — tokens that represent transaction authorization, not actual account credentials. Nothing of value is stored on the mobile phone; nothing of value is transmitted back to the merchant. (Source mobilepaymentstoday.com)
 

 


 

Witnesses hear gunman laughed about killing Texas cop inside Walmart store
A former software engineer accused of killing a Texas police office laughed after the shooting and said, "I killed a cop," witnesses told jurors Tuesday during the opening day of testimony in his trial. Brandon Daniel is accused of fatally shooting Austin police officer Jaime Padron after the officer confronted him inside a Walmart store in April 2012. The 26-year-old Daniel, who is originally from Colorado, could face the death penalty if convicted. (Source yahoo.com)

Arrest made in last week’s Norfolk Mall shooting
An arrest has been made in last week’s shooting at the Gallery at Military Circle. Detectives arrested 20-year-old Javonte Jordan, but haven’t released his mugshot because they are still doing witness line-ups. Police say Jordan shot another man outside the Victoria’s Secret store in the mall Friday, causing panicked shoppers to scatter. The victim took a bullet to the leg and was released from the hospital Monday. Jordan was arraigned in court Tuesday morning. (Source wavy.com)

West Valley Mall shooting suspect Rearrested in Tracy, CA on attempted murder charges  A Tracy man accused of shooting into the West Valley Mall in December was arrested and jailed again Friday for three counts of attempted murder related to the mall shooting. Lorenzo Kiko Hotel, 18, had been out on bail for the charge of shooting at an inhabited dwelling. Hotel is accused of shooting several times into the eastern entrance of the mall on Dec. 20. The bullets shattered a glass door and an adjacent window. No injuries were reported. (Source tracypress.com)

One of Four suspects arrested in Arson fire at Walmart in Hometown, PA  An early-morning fire at Walmart on state Route 309 in Hometown that sent shoppers and employees into a snowy parking lot Tuesday was ruled arson. State police fire marshal investigated the 2:20 a.m. blaze near the lawn and garden section of the store and ruled the fire was intentionally set. Police released surveillance photos of the four men they say set the fire and then fled. Firefighters encountered flames inside the store but quickly extinguished them, aided by the sprinkler system, which had activated. Police said the store is closed until further notice. (Source republicanherald.com)

Suspect eludes Park City, Utah Police in high speed chase after Baranof Jewelers Smash and Grab  Someone smashed their way into a Main Street jewelry store at 4:15am Tuesday morning, stealing rings, earrings and necklaces, and then eluded capture after leading the authorities on a high-speed chase. Speeds during the police chase hit over 90 mph, the suspects managed to elude tire spikes deployed by police and escape. (Source parkrecord.com)


Macy’s Shops at Willowbend in Plano, TX hit with a dramatic Smash and Grab; suspect fled with 31 pieces of jewelry
  At 9pm on Tuesday a suspect walked into the Macy’s store wearing a motorcycle helmet and carrying a black duffle bag. The suspect smashed a showcase and grabbed 31 pieces then fled. If you have any information or familiar with similar activity, please contact Macy’s ORC Manager Eric Williams at 404.895.9626 or eric.williams@macys.com

Grand jury in N.J. indicts ring leader of multimillion-dollar ATM-skimming ring

Armored Car Guard Gets Life in Slaying partner, $2M Heist in Pittsburgh

Walmart Newport, R.I., arson suspect surrenders to police

Serial shoplifter gets 6 yrs. prison after hitting Walmart store in Salisbury, Md.

Kay Jewelers in Titusville, Florida hit by 2 burglars; triggered alarm and forced to flee empty handed 

Jared in the Collin Creek Mall, Plano Texas the victim of a $6499.99 Diamond Switch

19 year old female charged with Arson in Enfield, CT Target fire

Man Breaks Into Liquor Store, Arrested When He Returns

Male suspect using fake credit cards hits Toys R Us and GameStop in Baton Rouge, LA.

Police investigate $11,000 guitar burglary in North Delta, British Columbia, CN

Two charged with felony theft from Walmart in Bryan, TX; attempting to steal four 50 inch televisions

Denver Police arrest 3 members of suspected robbery theft ring that has terrorized metro Denver; tied to 15 possible robberies
 



Three arrested for Steak n' Shale armed robbery connected to 12 others in Brownsburg, Ind.
Poughkeepsie armed robbery spree investigation nets one arrest
Cashier shot during armed robbery at McDonald’s in SW Houston
Johnson City Police make arrest in March 2013 restaurant robbery
AT&T – Robbery – Hewitt, TX – suspect arrested, charges upgraded to robbery, assaulted an employee
Cash Store – Armed Robbery – New Richmond, WI – employee complied, tied up but called 911
CVS – Armed Robbery – Delaware, OH – suspect may be connected to bank robbery, no injuries
CVS- Robbery – Little River, SC – 2 teens arrested after stealing pain drugs from pharmacy
Country Village Pharmacy – Robbery – East Islip, NY – suspect demanded drugs, no injuries
Double Kwik Marathon _ Armed Robbery – Knotts County, KY – 2nd area robbery this week
Dollar General – Armed Robbery – St. Bernard, LA – suspect arrested, lived near store, BB gun used
Elaine’s Bridal – Burglary – Galliano, LA – suspects escaped with contents of safe
Game Exchange – Armed Robbery – Killeen, TX – female US Army solider one of 3 suspects arrested
Marsh – Armed Robbery – Bloomington, IN – incident occurred at 9:42pm on Monday, no injuries
Neighborhood Convenience – Armed Robbery – Everett, MA – 2 suspects shot/beat 2 employees
Nolan's Liquor – Armed Robbery – Henderson, IN – 2 suspects arrested after stand-off with Police
Papa John’s – Armed Robbery – Baton Rouge, LA – tied to Metro PCS and 2 other robberies
Rite Aid – Robbery – Finksburg, MD – unknown if weapon was displayed, no injuries reported
Standard Pharmacy – Armed Robbery - Fall River, MA – suspect arrested, dropped gun, fell, spun-out car
Verizon – Armed Robbery – Greenfield, WI – employee assaulted at gunpoint, 2 other Verizon’s hit in the area last month

 

 


 

Mob investigation: 73-year-old admits role in $1 million cigarette-theft scheme - Mob run cargo theft-right out of the 'Goodfellas' movie  One of eight people arrested in alleged scheme to steal and sell $1 million worth of cigarettes has pleaded guilty. Augie” Guido, 73, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares in Newark federal court to conspiracy to commit cargo theft. Guido and seven other people — with nicknames including "Jimmy Boy" and "Charlie Tuna" — were charged in December of 2012 for their alleged roles in the scheme after an informant wearing a wire helped the FBI catch the crew, Fishman has said. Guido was released on a $100,000 bond after his arrest. Cooperating with the FBI, the informant took part in a sting operation in which he and the eight men stole a tractor-trailer loaded with 270 cases of counterfeit Pall Mall and Lucky 7 cigarettes from a warehouse in Edison, the U.S. Attorney's office said. Federal agents placed video cameras and other evidence-gathering equipment in the area, it said. In June, the informant met with some of the men to discuss the planned theft of the trailer — another recorded meeting — the U.S. Attorney's Office said. "Defendant Guido noted the lock was a 'piece of (expletive)' and advised the others than they needed ski masks and baseball caps," the U.S. Attorney's Office wrote in its announcement about the sting. Then, on July 31, law enforcement officers saw and video-recorded some of them men, wearing masks, breaking into the warehouse and driving away with the trailer, which they dropped off at a warehouse in Perth Amboy, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. In March 2011, the informant paid one of the men, James "Jimmy Boy" Dellaratta, 70, $500 — representing a portion of the sales from the cigarettes, the U.S. Attorney's office said. In February of 2012, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant of the Perth Amboy warehouse and found 52 full boxes, with each box containing about 50 cartons of the cigarettes, it said. In a separate sting in June of 2011, the informant told the defendants that 25 32-inch televisions had been stolen, and the TVs were transported to New York by Guido and Torlone, the U.S. Attorney's office said. (Source nj.com)

Mount Holly, Pa., female sentenced to 3 yrs for $800,000 "forced" sales on declined credit or debit cards at retailers  Temeshia McDonald would have a cashier process the purchase, then present an expired or counterfeit payment card that would be declined, officials said. She would then say she was the victim of identity theft, pretend to call the card company to obtain an authorization code, and give the cashier a number. The code, although phony, would override the denial and force the sale once it was entered into the terminal, officials said. By the time - hours or days later - store employees realized they were duped, McDonald was on to her next shopping spree, according to court records. Court records show her cutting a wide swath with her shopping sprees - she struck at shops in Manhattan, Philadelphia, Cherry Hill Mall, other suburban stores in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and Christiana Mall in Newark, Del. Authorities did not elaborate, but said proceeds from the fraud were used to pay for "plastic surgery, to make a down payment on a 2012 Cadillac CTS Coupe, and to purchase thousands of dollars of merchandise at high-end women's clothing stores. (Source philly.com)

ORC Booze felon dies after being caught shoplifting at Safeway in Belfair, Wash.
Mason County sheriff's deputies say a man dropped dead moments after he was caught stealing booze from a Belfair Safeway. Deputies were called to the Safeway on Sunday at 5 p.m. after store employees saw a man trying to steal a shopping cart full of alcohol and various other items. While waiting for police, a Safeway loss-prevention officer confronted the shoplifter outside of the store and told him to stop, according to sheriff's office. Instead of giving up, the shoplifter ditched the cart and took off running. When a deputy got to the store, the Safeway employee pointed out which direction the suspect was headed. The deputy searched the area and found the accused shoplifter on the ground. The man was non-responsive and wasn't breathing, according to the sheriff's office. With help from the loss-prevention officer, the deputy performed CPR on the man while waiting for a medic aid unit to arrive. The accused shoplifter was transported to Harrison Hospital in Bremerton, but he did not survive. The man, who has not been identified, had multiple felony warrants for his arrest and had previous felony convictions, according to the sheriff's office. (Source komonews.com)

Louisville, KY man arrested for stealing nearly $3000 of North Face jackets from Macy’s  Cortez Ricketts was taken into police custody on Feb. 10 for allegedly stealing items from a Macy's store on Shelbyville Rd. On Feb. 5, Ricketts was observed stealing $796 worth of North Face coats, approached by Loss Prevention and escaped. Back on Jan 25, Ricketts was observed stealing 12 North Face jackets valued at $1920, Loss Prevention was only able to obtain the get-a-way vehicle’s information. (Source wdrb.com)

Six arrested for stealing nearly $1,600 in merchandise from a Massillon, OH Walmart  Four adults and two juveniles were arrested Monday evening in connection with the theft of nearly $1,600 worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart. Three shopping carts were filled with merchandise from the store, including food, clothing, and a stereo system. The items were taken out the door without an attempt to pay for them. The stolen goods were being placed into a vehicle when the six were stopped and arrested by Massillon police officers. (Source indeonline.com)

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Protection 1 Launches New Website for Business Customers

New Website Showcases Unique Capabilities for Business Customers Including Retail, Energy, Education, Restaurants and More

CHICAGO – February 18, 2014 – Protection 1, the largest full-service business and home security company in the U.S., today announced the launch of a new website devoted to existing and potential business / commercial customers. The redesign shows the company’s expertise and experience in the business security space, highlighting capabilities including large scale enterprise integration, remote site security, video solutions, managed services and access control.

The user experience includes new content devoted to industry-specific information, videos showing how customers could use Protection 1 services and general information on Protection 1’s capabilities.

“Always a significant part of our business, we have been able to grow the commercial segment significantly in recent years, adding new capabilities through development and acquisitions,” said Jamie Haenggi, Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer for Protection 1. “It was important to build the functionality of our website to properly showcase our business security solutions. Now, existing and potential customers both can easily find information that will help them identify what features will work best for them including solutions they may not have considered or even be aware of. Modern security systems represent far more than just risk mitigation, but can also help cut costs, manage personnel, track customer behavior and provide brand insights, in addition to state-of-the-art loss prevention. We’re pleased to unveil our new website.”

All businesses need security, but choosing a solution and a security provider can be a complicated process. The redesigned website gives potential customers industry-specific examples that can provide information on security products and services that can meet their needs. National organizations can learn the advantages and exclusive benefits of the unique approach that Protection 1 takes in delivering unparalleled service to national account customers.

“This new website will allow us to stay ahead of the needs of the marketplace,” said Jay Robertson, Senior Director Marketing for Protection 1. “It will be easier to find us, understand what solutions we have to offer and what ways we can help that a potential customer may not have even thought of. We believe this signifies our continued industry leadership in commercial security solutions.”

The new business security website features specific expertise in 12 different industry categories, highlights 11 solution areas with subcategories in each, as well as resources including videos, case studies and white papers.

For more information on the new website, please visit www.protection1.com/business.
 

 


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Area AP Manager All Facilities Seymour, IN Walmart
AP Manager in Training Walmart Pontotoc, MS Walmart
AP Manager in Training Walmart Mansura, LA Walmart
AP Manager in Training Walmart Ruston, LA Walmart
AP Manager in Training Walmart Borger, TX Walmart
AP Manager in Training Walmart Canyon, TX Walmart
AP Manager in Training Walmart Somerset, PA Walmart
AP Manager in Training Walmart Gloucester, VA Walmart
AP Manager in Training Walmart Freehold, NJ Walmart
AP Manager in Training Walmart Guymon, OK Walmart
LP Manager Sears Los Angeles, CA Sears Holdings Corp
LP Manager Sears Las Vegas, NV Sears Holdings Corp
LP Manager Kmart Avenel, NJ Sears Holdings Corp
District LP Manager Kmart Baltimore, MD Sears Holdings Corp
LP Manager Kmart Bronx, NY Sears Holdings Corp
LP Manager Sears Boynton Beach, FL Sears Holdings Corp
Dept Mgr Store LP & Safety Lowe's Aurora, CO Lowe's
ETL Assets Protection Target Bridgeport, WV Target
LP Manager Macy's Flint, MI Macy's
LP Manager Macy's Leominster, MA Macy's
District LP Manager Dick's Sporting Goods Knoxville, TN Dick's Sporting Goods
Regional LP Manager J Crew New York, US J Crew
       

 


 

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Do You Have the "Good" Kind of Perfectionism?  The right kind of perfectionism will drive you to succeed, get results. The wrong kind, however, will fill you with self-doubt and concern. Knowing the difference between the two is the first step towards success, but use these tips to help you. (Don't aim to be perfect in someone else's eyes)

How do I Find the Motivation to get to the Next Stage of My Career? There is no set path on which you should travel in your career, so it can be tricky when you know what you want but have no clue how to get there. These experts have some great advice on how to find that push to accomplish that next goal. (Never too late to learn)
 

Always Wear the Same Suit: Obama's Presidential Productivity Secrets  Wonder how the President of the US gets things done? Well, here's his secret. He keeps it super simple. He always wears the same suit, and his memos have checkboxes for easy decision making. His secret is to keeping your focus on the priorities, not the trivial. (Don't feel overcome by decision fatigue)

10 Easy Ways to Enjoy Work More
Don't fall into the 70 percent of people at work who are bored or just plain unhappy; if you are, it's not too late to start enjoying it. To stay happy at work and feel fulfilled, simply do more of what makes you happy! Try doing these ten things, and just see if your enjoyment goes up! You may be surprised! (Put a smile on that face!)

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Selecting the companies you want to work for is harder than you think. It may not be the obvious list when you take into consideration geography, organizational structure, and success of the retailer, growth plans and growth opportunities for your own career. Do some research on each company and open your mind to the small companies. They have just as many opportunities as the rest. They're harder to get in and communicate with, but if it's done right, you may be surprised. One executive years ago sent a letter to a company president who didn't have an LP program and made some bold commitments. He went on to build a very successful LP program there. Be aggressive!

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Gus Downing

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