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 May 14, 2014


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Thought Challenge

Invest in Relationships, Embrace Discomfort

By Perry Resnick
Director, Asset Protection

Last summer, after landing at Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI), the leading outdoor retailer, I began a journey to initiate and develop my fourth Asset Protection department.

I can paint my own landscape, chart my own map, build a high performance team, travel through uncharted territories and ultimately add financial value to my company, improve employee/customer safety and protect our assets.

Exciting? Absolutely. Hard Work? Absolutely. Personally and Professionally Rewarding? No Question.

Experience, mistakes and time give most of us the retail, business and Asset Protection knowledge we need to embark on this journey. But, the most important piece of gear on the journey is relationships. As I prepared mentally to begin my new role last year, I reflected on the components that have been most important for me in the past. I strongly believe it is important to remember the past, as long as you don't live in it.

The simple answer was relationships; up, sideways and down the organization. It's the oil and fuel in the engine.

I know what you are thinking. "This guy isn't saying anything new. I have heard this many times in my career and know this to be true, what's he going on about?" There is a distinct difference between knowing and executing. Sometimes there is a big difference in the degree to which you execute.

You meet with people to explain your agenda, collaborate, respond promptly, are participative in meetings, show respect to others' opinion, ask for input, etc. How far out of the normal comfort zone do you really go?

Don't take offense, but I have been in retail Asset Protection since 1976 and known a lot of people in our profession. As a general rule, LP/AP people are consistent, organized, methodical, surprise/change/risk adverse and definitely require a high degree of being comfortable and in control. Anyone disagreeing yet?

Nothing is wrong with these traits in the grand scheme of things, but what I am proposing to you is to embrace discomfort. Do something to build a relationship that is out of the box. I did it recently and have already seen value in my relationships, but know it is also going to deliver down the road.

Our Senior IT Executives and members of their teams recently organized a meeting and technology briefing at IBM's lab in Silicon Valley. On day one, IBM had employees from all over the country in to present an assortment of presentations around new technology, initiatives in play or on the horizon etc.
I had the opportunity to sign up for the trip and did. As the time approached, I thought about cancelling the trip numerous times because the thought of spending two days hearing about technology was not sitting well when I have an enormous list of initiatives on my strategy plan. I didn't cancel and I now know it was not only the right decision, but a great decision.

Dinner and an all-day meeting gave me the opportunity to learn, interact, socialize and ultimately propel some relationships to a degree I would never have had otherwise. Were some of the presentations uncomfortable? Yes, but break the paradigm and find an opportunity to embrace discomfort to build some new or better relationships.

Just a few short weeks later, I am already seeing benefit in my internal informal relationships and this investment in discomfort will undoubtedly help me to be more successful for REI.



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Sears Holdings considers selling its 51 percent stake in Sears Canada
Sears is considering selling its Canadian operations as the retailer continues with efforts to turn around its business. The retailer, which runs its namesake stores and Kmart locations, said that it is looking at strategic options for its 51 percent interest in Sears Canada. The Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based company said this includes the possible sale of its stake or the entirety of Sears Canada. Sears Holdings previously sold some store leases in Canada. Its overall business has been struggling after years of sales declines and it's been closing some unprofitable stores. (Source

Microsoft: Half of retailers lack breach response plan
Slightly more than half (51%) of retailers do not have a plan for responding to security breaches. According to a new study conducted by Microsoft, “Security Trends for Retail Services,” almost three-quarters (72%) of retailers do not have budgeted disaster recovery plans. Other figures from the study also indicate many retailers have not taken recommended precautions to help improve security. For example, 35% still use paper-based inventory of asset-management solutions; 32% are not effective at asset management control; and 31% do not use roles for access. Only 29% increase capacity after there is a capacity shortage. (Source

50+ retailers opening new stores this year
Lately there have been a number of media reports about retailers that are expanding in the US and North America this year (it's not all doom and gloom in the retail industry). This may be important to job-seekers because that's where a lot of the new job opportunities will come from.

1. Tim Horton's - 800 new stores in the US and Canada
2. Dollar General - 700 new stores
3. Starbucks - 600 new stores in North America
4. Walmart - 500+ including 115 supercenters, 270-300 small stores, and 110-120 Express stores
5. GameStop - 300-400 new stores under 3 new tech banners
6. TJX - 172 net new stores
7. Tractor Supply - 100+ new stores
8. Ulta Beauty - 100 new stores
9. Ross Stores - 95 new stores
10. Francesca's - 85 new stores
11. PetSmart - 70 net new stores
12. Harbor Freight Tools - 65+ new stores (informed by a recruiter on LinkedIn)
13. Cato Corporation - 64 new stores
14. Five Below - 62 new stores
15. Maurices - 60 new stores
16. Vitamin Shoppe - 60 new stores
17. Dick's Sporting Goods - 58 including 50 namesake stores and 8 Field & Stream stores
18. Zumiez - 55 new stores, including as many as 7 in Canada
19. Ashley Furniture - 50 new stores
20. Leslie's Poolmart - 45 new stores
21. Destination XL - 40 new stores
22. H&M - 40 new COS stores (at least one in New York)
23. Lumber Liquidators - 30-40 new stores
24. DSW - 35 new stores (sees potential for 550)
25. Nordstrom - 31 new stores
26. Athleta - 30 new stores
27. Express - 30 outlet stores
28. Love's Travel Stops - 30 new stores
29. Pep Boys - 30 new service and tire centers
30. Burlington Coat Factory - 25 net new stores
31. Lorna Jane - 24 new stores
32. Sprouts Farmers Markets - 22-24 new stores
33. Hy-Vee - 20 new stores including 16 convenience stores and 4 grocery stores
34. Lowe's - 20 including 15 home improvement stores and 5 neighborhood hardware stores
35. Mrs. Green's Natural Market - 20 new stores (Northeast, Midwest, and Canada)
36. Tile Shop - 20 new stores
37. Conn's - 15-20 new stores
38. CarMax - 10-15 new stores per year for the next 3 years
39. Costco - 14 new stores
40. Big 5 Sporting Goods - 10-12 new stores
41. Meijer - 10-12 new stores
42. Cabela's - 11 new stores
43. Stein Mart - 10 new stores
44. Fresh Thyme Market - 9 new stores
45. Bass Pro Shops - 7 new stores
46. Gordmans - 7 new stores
47. Natural Grocers - 6 new stores
48. Kohl's - 5 net new stores
49. Zadig & Voltaire - 5 new stores
50. Academy Sports + Outdoors - 4 new stores (Indiana and Kentucky)
51. Macy's - 4 new stores
52. UNIQLO - 4 new stores
53. Havertys - 3 new stores


Abercrombie plans 100 China stores

Trust among a company’s workers is as important as trust among its customers
Lynn Marmer, group VP for community affairs for Kroger Co. told an international retail conference in Brazil. "We believe that associates who are engaged in their work, who are empowered to make a difference, who feel valued and appreciated by their manager and who connect with their work are the keys to ongoing growth and success for our business,” Marmer said in a presentation to the Sao Paulo Association of Supermarkets. Just as Kroger uses dunnhumby to measure customer sentiments, it measures employees’ trust and engagement with the company by conducting surveys among its associates, she said — an ongoing effort over the past six years. Accordingly, Kroger has formed associate councils in its stores, offices and other work places whose purpose, in part, is to create an action plan for change based on the results of the survey within that individual workplace, Marmer said. “This was scary stuff at first, especially for managers, but it was important toward allowing us to build credibility and trust,” she noted. (Source

Retailers want quick resolution on West Coast port labor contract up June 30th  NRF has been urging both labor and management to settle on a new contract before the current agreement expires June 30. "Contract negotiations come at a critical time,” we warned in a letter last month. “A failure to reach agreement could seriously harm the U.S. economy.” Negotiators are scheduled to sit down in San Francisco on Monday, and have promised to meet daily until an agreement is reached. However, most observers expect the contract to expire before a deal can be struck, which will hopefully happen before the end of July. We’re sincerely hope there won’t be any issues, and that the parties can come to an amicable agreement even if it is after the June 30 deadline as long as there are no disruptions. But the sooner labor and management can agree on a new contract, the better it is for everyone who relies on the ports. We don’t want to see another situation like 2013 and 2013, when the industry had to deal with the constant threat of a strike at East Coast and Gulf Coast ports as labor and management went through contentious negotiations. Nonetheless, retailers aren’t waiting to see what happens. Many are already preparing contingency plans to bring merchandise into the country early, divert shipments to ports on the East Coast or even in Mexico or Canada, and take whatever other steps might be necessary. Unfortunately, those moves cost money. By Jonathan Gold, Vice President for supply chain and customs policy at the National Retail Federation. (Source

Personal data requires user-centric approach
A user-centric approach is the best way to enhance trust, transparency and privacy in personal data usage. In conjunction with A.T. Kearney, the World Economic Forum has released three reports as part of its Rethinking Personal Data initiative. The first report, “Rethinking Personal Data: A New Lens for Strengthening Trust,” advises that individuals must have more of a say in how their data is used and should be able to use the data for their own purposes. “Rethinking Personal Data: Trust and Context in User-Centred Data Ecosystems,” an empirical study across different countries, examines the importance of context-aware data usage and how it impacts trust. “In order to build a truly sustainable personal data economy, regaining the trust of individuals over the use of their data is imperative,” said Naveen Menon, partner and APAC head of communications, media, and technology at A.T. Kearney. “This means finding new ways to connect and provide them with choices that enable them to return to a sense of control over data usage.” (Source

27 law enforcement officers feloniously killed in the line of duty in '13, decrease of 44% when compared 49 officers killed '12 & 49 officers were accidentally killed in line of duty vs. 48 in '12  Preliminary statistics released by the FBI show that by region, 15 officers died as a result of criminal acts that occurred in the South, six officers in the West, four officers in the Midwest, and two in the Northeast. Three officers were responding to robberies in progress or pursuing robbery suspects. Offenders used firearms in 26 of the 27 felonious deaths. (Source

Quarterly Same Store Sales Results

Kate Spade Q1 up 29% with net sales up 54%
Ace Hardware Q1 retail revenues up 10.1% with total company revenue up 16.8%
Stater Brothers Q2 up 1% with sales up 0.2%
Macy's Q1 down 1.6% with sales down 1.7%

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UPDATE: Baby formula rings may fund terrorist groups  Baby formula is thriving on the black market in Las Vegas. Moms sell it. Drug addicts sell it. Even dads are in on the game. Unfortunately, the illegal sale of baby formula may have darker consequences. Organized retail theft investigator Darin Fredrickson spent the past seven years busting baby formula rings. “Some of the baby formula theft has funded terrorism efforts overseas,” he said. “The last group we worked, there were about four layers or sales, and then it went out of state. Police busted one group of women as they bought formula on the streets. Police uncovered cases of formula in the women’s home. The formula was being sold to the head of an alleged black market ring in New York with possible ties to terrorism. The National Retail Federation unveiled in a 200 page report that 7 out of 10 cases of baby formula sales involve fencing operations run by citizens of Middle Eastern origin. In 2005, federal authorities busted a terrorist ring that was selling formula in the black market. The ring had potential links to HAMAS and Hezbollah. (Source

Staten Island man pleads guilty to helping build elaborate network of false identities to fuel $200M international credit card scheme  Khawaja Ikram, 41, was part of a conspiracy which fabricated more than 7,000 bogus identities to obtain more than 25,000 illicit credit cards, and run up more than $200 million in bills, said Paul J. Fishman, U.S. attorney for New Jersey. The massive enterprise ran from 2003 through February 2013, authorities said, and spanned at least eight countries and 28 states, including New Jersey. Twenty-two defendants have been charged in the case, including Ikram and another Staten Islander, Mohammad Khan, said officials. Khawaja Ikram is slated to be sentenced Sept. 23 in New Jersey federal court. He faces up to 30 years behind bars and a $1 million fine or twice the gain or loss caused by the crime, said prosecutors. (Source

Great Video of ORC hit at Bealls in Lakeland, Fla.  Deputies in Polk County are searching for a woman they say sprayed a loss prevention officer with chemicals during a retail theft last year. According to officials, 20-year-old Tonea Nicola Crawford is wanted for robbery with a weapon and grand theft. Crawford stole hundreds of dollars of clothing with another woman at the Bealls store on Highway 98 in Lakeland, deputies said. As a loss prevention officer tried to stop the women, Crawford sprayed the man with a chemical agent to prevent him from detaining the other woman, a news release said. Deputies said they believe Crawford is involved with a group of organized retail theft activity around the central Florida area. She is also wanted in connection to a theft from a Belk store on Town Center Drive in Lakeland last month. (Source

ORC ring of three busted hitting Giant Food store in Selinsgrove
Three New Yorkers were busted for taking part in a conspiracy to steal nearly $2,000 worth of merchandise from the Giant Food Store in Monroe Township. State police at Selinsgrove were contacted by the supermarket’s store loss prevention employee who reported two individuals had stolen razor blades, over-the-counter heartburn medication and teeth whitening strips Thursday. District Attorney Michael Piecuch said retail thefts from beauty and health aisles are common because the items can often be sold quickly and easily. The items were valued at $1,928, court records said. Charged with felony retail theft and conspiracy were Dwayne E. Evans, 32, of Briarwood, N.Y., and Michael Clarence Morrison, 26, of Bronx, N.Y. Police also charged a third suspect, Majida Abdullah Muhammad-Earnell, 38, of Jamaica, N.Y., with felony conspiracy to commit retail theft. (Source

Women wanted for using stolen credit cards at Upstate malls  Greenville police are looking for two women they say were caught on camera using stolen credit or debit cards at Haywood and Westgate Malls in Greenville, S.C.  (Source

2nd sister charged in Walgreen’s Razor Blade thefts in Chicago  The sister of a woman recently charged in the theft and illegal resale of nearly $1,000 in razor blades from a local drugstore joined her sibling Tuesday with the same felony charges. Samantha L. McAleer, 25, was charged with theft and corrupt business influence for what police said was her role in a scheme with her sister, Nicole, 28. The case began in February when police got in-store security video of two women who entered a local Walgreens and stole $926 in men's razor blades. From there, the two went to another Walgreens and stole $791 in razor blades. Nicole told investigators she and her sister would take the razor blades to downtown Chicago selling to small convenience store owners. (Source

Mesa Police seeking 2 Baby Formula thieves
Mesa police are looking for two suspects in connection with the theft of baby formula from two East Valley stores. Officers said a man and woman entered Walmart at 1606 S. Signal Butte and Target at 1525 S. Power Rd. on May 5 and May 9. At each location, the pair stole a tote bag and backpack and filled them with baby formula before leaving the stores, according to a police report. Witnesses saw them leaving in a maroon Acura with a temporary tag and a large white Acura symbol on the rear window. (Source

Tampa man pleads guilty to using counterfeit credit cards to buy $47,000 of tires in Polk County


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Point-of-Sale Malware Has Become Highly Sophisticated
Point-of-sale (PoS) systems that process debit and credit cards for retail stores and restaurants are in the dubious limelight these days thanks to high-profile hacks at Target and elsewhere. But PoS malware has been lurking around for a very long time, evolving and getting smarter. New research has revealed that over the last several years, PoS attack campaigns have evolved from opportunistic attacks involving crude theft of card data with no centralized command and control. They morphed into memory-scraping PoS botnets with centralized C&Cs, and most recently have become highly targeted attacks that require a substantial amount of lateral movement and custom malware created to blend in with the target organization. It also noted the substantial compromise lifespans within organizations that have active security teams and managed infrastructure. (Source

U.S. online retail sales will grow 57% by 2018
U.S. e-retail sales are expected to grow from $263 billion in 2013 to $414 billion in 2018, a compound annual growth rate of 9.5%, according to a new online retail sales forecast from Forrester Research Inc.released today. E-retail’s share of total retail sales will continue to inch upward, from 8% in 2013 to 11% in 2018. The dollar growth from the actual 2013 figure of $263 billion to the forecast $414 billion for 2018 is 57.4%. Forrester analyst Sucharita Mulpuru says increased shopping by consumers on mobile phones and tablets will help propel the growth. E-retailers’ aggressive marketing, pricing and customer acquisition tactics will contribute to online retail growth in the coming years, Mulpuru says. That approach has worked, Forrester says, for flash-sale e-retailer zulily Inc., which accounts for an estimated 1% of the total online sales in the product categories it sells, clothes and other items for children and women. Zulily, No. 55 in the newly published Internet Retailer 2014 Top 500 Guide, generated $695.7 million in sales online last year, up 110% from $331.2 million in 2012. (Source

"Fraud is not a person - it is a dynamic grouping of statistics that deviate from the norm."
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Postal Service: Beware Stamp Kiosk Skimmers in 14 states
The United States Postal Inspection Service is investigating reports that fraudsters are installing skimming devices on automated stamp vending machines at Post Office locations across the United States. The USPIS said it is urging USPS employees to visually inspect the Automated Postal Center (APC) machines multiple times during the day, and that it is asking customers to do the same. According to sources at two separate financial institutions whose customers have been impacted by the activity, the fraud began in late November 2013, and has been traced back to self-service stamp vending machines in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. (Source

2 injured in a Mall Shooting in Lakewood, California; no arrests  Two people were injured when gunfire erupted in the parking lot of the Lakewood Center mall Tuesday night. The shooting happened around 9 p.m. near Macy's, officials said. Authorities were searching for a male suspect who fled the scene. No suspect description was immediately available. Two male victims were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Investigators initially said there may have been a third possible victim who showed up to a local hospital, but it has since been determined that there were only two victims. (Source

Big O Tire Manager struck a deal with Prosecutor in Utah’s Credit Card skimming case  Matthew Ballard used the credit card numbers to create new fictitious cards. Ballard did not appear for the hearing Tuesday because he is serving a federal prison sentence in California after being convicted on similar charges related to victims throughout the country, but the local charges are being resolved with an $8,000 payment by Ballard’s family to satisfy the Utah victims. The federal complaint notes that some of the more than 50 victims and hundreds of credit cards were from Georgia, Illinois, Wisconsin and Ohio. (Source

Grab and Run robbers hit a T-Mobile store in Concord, CA; $5000 of merchandise stolen  A cell phone store lost some of its merchandise Monday, when four people combined on a grab-and-run. The T-Mobile store in the Clayton Valley shopping center, on the corner of Ygnacio Valley Boulevard and Clayton Road, lost just more than $5,000 worth of its phones when three people entered around 1:30 p.m., grabbed an undisclosed number of phones and fled. (Source

Corpus Christi Police seek weed eater thief from The Home Depot
Corpus Christi Police responded to a theft call at The Home Depot Store, 4338 S. Port Ave. Store security cameras show a male in his late 40`s walk into the store and take a weed eater and exit the store without paying. On May 5, the same suspect, came back into the store and stole another weed eater and left in the same vehicle. Store Loss Prevention supplied images of the suspect vehicle. (Source

Hummer stolen from Missouri sheriff's department used in smash-and-grab theft  The St. Francois County Sheriff’s department acquired the camouflaged Hummer through a Defense Department program. It turned up missing last week and was used in a smash-and-grab crime at a restaurant in neighboring Ste. Genevieve County. (Source

Counterfeit wholesaler gets five months prison - five months home confinement and $64K restitution order in Va.

Man wanted for April 19th bomb threat at Norfolk Mall, Va.

Prescott Valley teen arrested for burglary after wearing stolen tux to prom

Bank Robbery inside a Cub Foods store in Roosevelt, IL; local schools locked down

Advanced Appliance – Panama, FL - Armed Robbery
Barrio Grocery /Candy Shop - Fordham, NY - Armed Robbery/ Shooting – Owner shot in the face
David’s Discount Pharmacy – Sumiton, AL – Burglary – 2nd in 3 months
Dollar General – Baton Rouge, LA – Armed Robbery- suspect arrested
Hess Express - Orlando – Armed Robbery
King Mart – Bryan, TX – Armed Robbery/ Shooting
La Gloria Market – Hialeah, FL – Armed Robbery/ Shooting
Rite Aid – Shermans Dale, PA – Robbery – female suspect arrested
Spirit Market - Bedford, VA - Armed Robbery
Stewart’s Marketplace – Burglary – Roosevelt, UT – recovered 5 of 18 stolen weapons
The Medicine Shoppe - Bismarck, ND - Armed Robbery

Uppy’s – Richmond, VA – Armed robbery
Village Pantry – Greenwood, IN – Armed Robbery
Walgreens - Dearborn Heights, MI - 90-yr-old woman robbed in parking lot - suspect arrested
Walgreens - Houston, TX - Armed Robbery

7-Eleven - Sparks, NV – Armed Robbery
7-Eleven - Salt Lake City, UT - Armed Robbery - 3 teen suspects at large
7-Eleven – Washington Co. OR - Theft /Assault - theft of Big Gulp ends in assault



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Vendor Spotlight

New March Networks Video Intelligence Software Delivers Enhanced Browser-Based Management and Investigation

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, – March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, is pleased to announce enhancements to its Command video management system (VMS) software, 8000 Series Hybrid recording platform and industry-first GURU smartphone application that make it even easier for organizations to use, manage and deploy intelligent video. The newest software releases continue March Networks’ commitment to delivering enterprise-class solutions optimized for banks, retailers and other organizations with multiple locations and system users.

Command 1.7
March Networks Command VMS version 1.7 introduces an intelligent interface design that enhances the user experience and further speeds centralized investigations. New motion histograms enable administrators and fraud or loss prevention investigators to quickly find the video they need from any location, while interactive maps with thumbnail previews and efficient map-to-map navigation provide security staff with rapid search and review capabilities. With the latest feature enhancements, organizations can remotely configure recordings and monitor IP camera performance easily via Command’s single, browser-based interface. The software provides at-a-glance system information on schedule settings, recording conditions, estimated retention times and storage size per camera.

Command is one of the only VMS solutions that supports complete surveillance system configuration and administration – in addition to live and archived video access – via its browser-based client interface. Open and standards-based, this latest software release also expands integrations with an already extensive list of leading third-party IP cameras.

8000 Series Software
New software enhancements available on the company’s high-performance 8000 Series Hybrid Network Video Recorders (NVRs) ensure full Command 1.7 compatibility, as well as dual-stream support for all March Networks IP cameras and leading third-party IP devices. The dual streaming allows organizations to record high-resolution video while viewing or displaying live video at lower frame rates – a key capability for locations with limited bandwidth. Additional features available with the new software release include enhanced public viewing via analog and HDMI outputs, and audio play from both live and archived video. In addition, support for a further 16 alarm inputs and 16 relay outputs via the March Networks Command I/O Extension Board provides organizations with a cost-effective option for expanded integration with alarms and other business systems.

Wireless Provisioning via GURU
A prime example of March Networks’ support for its certified partners is a unique wireless provisioning capability the company is adding to its industry-first GURU smartphone application. The latest version of the application, which is available as a free download from the App Store and Google Play, will allow partners to do final system provisioning conveniently with their smartphones or tablets. With GURU, technicians can simply insert a wireless USB adapter into any 8000 Series Hybrid NVR and use the application’s Provisioning Interface screen to scan the QR code on the recorder and make the wireless connection. They can then review or change an IP address, check Domain Name System (DNS) settings, and register or unregister a recorder from the March Networks Enterprise Service Manager. The capability means technicians are never caught short when they need to make a last-minute networking adjustment onsite and either don’t have Internet access or the time to set up and connect a laptop computer.


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Top 5 Signs That New Hire Will Be a Rock-Star Employee  A question that is heard often is what do hiring managers look for in employees. The list can go on and on, but what sets out an employee from a rock-star employee are these five attributes! Here are some qualities that will increase your odds of becoming a rock-star yourself! (No surprises)

8 Unexpected Perks of Fully Applying Yourself at Work  It's important that each employee can discover what they are fully capable of while at work. When done so, performance increases and they can appreciate and understand their role in the workplace. Here are some other exciting things that happen when you fully apply yourself! (See clearly)

How to Talk to Your Boss About a Coworker You Hate  This conversation can get quite difficult, especially if the involved employees keep complaining about the other one. Don't let this conversation turn into a he-said-she-said situation.  Instead, having a script that is professional and calm, should be the way to go. Here is a perfect example. (No tattling)

5 Ways to Improvise Your Way to Success  Wouldn't it be amazing if there was a blueprint laid out for success? A list of what we needed to accomplish in order for us to get our dream promotion? In order to be successful, sometimes it takes some improvisation, especially if you lack certain credentials or maybe experience. Use these tips to help! (Don't rush)

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In preparing for any interview or meeting, I would suggest that, not only do you educate yourself about the potential employer, but that you study their competitor as well, because not only do these executives know their business, the good ones will know their competitors business even better. And if you show them you've taken the time to really learn their business and the number one thing that impacts them beyond the customer which is their competitor, then they'll be impressed that you went to that effort. And at the end of the day you'll learn an entire channel of trade.

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