About This Show
Designed by retail veteran Christine “Chris” Guillot, Merchant Method is a training system for retail stores and e-commerce platforms in need of stronger, more efficient business strategies. Through consulting, group events, and digital training systems, the company takes retail owners and high-level retail executives through in-depth strategies for streamlining store operations, profit planning, loss prevention, employee training, and leadership development.
Most Recent Episode
Making Your Most Important Hire
6 days ago
My forte is working on experimental retail projects. I love using my skills in innovative ways, stretching and growing along the way. Most of these projects have gone well, but not all of them. Looking back, in the projects that fizzled, I was trying to do too many things that were out of my wheelhouse. By focusing a bit more on my strengths and getting a little complementary help, those ventures could have accelerated faster. In this week’s episode I share how to make your most important hire as the leader of an entrepreneurial venture—yourself! Have a listen as I speak the recruiter and hiring manager inside you. Summary of Field Notes: Organizing personal employment paperwork Rejoining the workforce after a year and a half as a stay at home mom Self-assessing if you’re a good fit for the role you have Frequency of performance self-assessments For more information on this and related retail insights visit MerchantMethod.com.