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Retail is crazy. Your Leadership doesn't have to be. Crazy F'in Retail was created as a resource for retail leaders to learn, grow, and realize that YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Together, Brennan Decker and Alice Fontanos put their 30+ years of combined retail leadership experience to work each week to discuss the hot button topics and obstacles that retail leaders face every shift. Connect with us on Linkedin.com and let us know what topic you want us to discuss on the Crazy F'in Retail Podcast.

Retail is crazy. Your Leadership doesn't have to be. Crazy F'in Retail was created as a resource for retail leaders to learn, grow, and realize that YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Together, Brennan Decker and Alice Fontanos put their 30+ years of combined retail leadership experience to work each week to discuss the hot button topics and obstacles that retail leaders face every shift. Connect with us on Linkedin.com and let us know what topic you want us to discuss on the Crazy F'in Retail Podcast.

Location:

United States

Description:

Retail is crazy. Your Leadership doesn't have to be. Crazy F'in Retail was created as a resource for retail leaders to learn, grow, and realize that YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Together, Brennan Decker and Alice Fontanos put their 30+ years of combined retail leadership experience to work each week to discuss the hot button topics and obstacles that retail leaders face every shift. Connect with us on Linkedin.com and let us know what topic you want us to discuss on the Crazy F'in Retail Podcast.

Language:

English

Contact:

6192880400


Episodes

The Hav A Sole Story with Rikki Mendias

5/3/2020
This is a very special episode for us as we interview an incredible human, Rikki Mendias, Founder of Hav A Sole. Hav A Sole is a Los Angeles based Non Profit Organization that has given out over $1.5 MILLION worth of quality footwear to the homeless and at-risk youth both at home in California and across the country through the Hav A Soleful Trip program. Join us as we hear about this amazing organization and how retail leaders can have an impact beyond their four walls by partnering with...

Duration:00:30:35

Do you have REAL SKILLS?

4/14/2020
In this episode Alice and Brennan discuss the REAL SKILLS that retail leaders utilize daily in their role. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crazyfinretail)

Duration:01:26:16

Make Your Team Members Feel Appreciated

3/31/2020
Alice and Brennan discuss the HBR.org article, The Little Things That Make Your Employees Feel Appreciated. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crazyfinretail)

Duration:00:36:00

Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matters w/ Sabrina Meherally

3/23/2020
Sabrina Meherally joins us to discuss why diversity, equity, and inclusion matters in retail and what you can do about it. We discuss what drove Sabrina into D&I, what it means, and dig into our bias'. This is an episode that you do not want to miss. Connect with Sabrina on Linkedin and via her Website, both are linked below. https://www.linkedin.com/in/sabrinameherally/ https://www.sabrinameherally.com/ Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crazyfinretail)

Duration:00:34:41

Don't Demonize Your Team For Speaking Up

3/17/2020
Alice and Brennan discuss an issue that crosses industry boundaries and is all too common, Demonizing team members for speaking up. Unfortunately, this is an issue that many leaders don't even know that they have. Listen in to learn more. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crazyfinretail)

Duration:00:16:05

Stop Saying Tough Conversations

3/10/2020
In this episode, Alice and Brennan discuss how to provide your team with "tough feedback" and why we shouldn't call them conversations. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crazyfinretail)

Duration:00:28:57

Leveled Up Leadership - Learn to Delegate

3/2/2020
In episode 5 of Crazy F'in Retail, the Podcast Brennan and Alice discuss the Harvard Business Review Article - 8 Ways Leaders Delegate Successfully (link below) by Deborah Riegel (8/15/2019). https://hbr.org/2019/08/8-ways-leaders-delegate-successfully Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crazyfinretail)

Duration:00:42:13

Does Your Team Have an Accountability Problem? ⚖️

2/24/2020
In this episode, Alice and Brennan review the Harvard Business Review article "Does Your Team Have an Accountability Problem?" by Melissa Raffoni (published 2/10/2020). Read the article for yourself using the link below and let us know what you think on Instagram or Linkedin @CrazyFinRetail . https://hbr.org/2020/02/does-your-team-have-an-accountability-problem Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crazyfinretail)

Duration:00:57:03

A Better Way To Develop Top Talent 👨‍🏫

2/17/2020
Alice and Brennan discuss the Harvard Business Review article "A Better Way to Develop Top Talent" by Margaret Rogers (Published January 2020) Link to article: https://hbr.org/2020/01/a-better-way-to-develop-and-retain-top-talent Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crazyfinretail)

Duration:00:31:32

Good Leaders Are Good Learners 👩‍🎓

2/10/2020
Alice gets vulnerable as we discuss why being a good learner is a requirement of being a good leader. Article Credit: Good Leaders Are Good Learners By Lauren A. Keating, Peter A. Heslin, & Susan J. Ashford Harvard Business Review, August 10, 2017 https://hbr.org/2017/08/good-leaders-are-good-learners Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crazyfinretail)

Duration:00:34:07

How To Avoid Hiring a Toxic Employee 🤢

2/4/2020
In this episode, we review the article "How To Avoid Hiring A Toxic Employee" by Christine Porath (hbr.org ; 02/03/16) https://hbr.org/2016/02/how-to-avoid-hiring-a-toxic-employee We also mention a great YouTube video "The Best Recruiter at Google" located here: https://youtu.be/hvebAGerh88 Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crazyfinretail)

Duration:00:52:03

Meet your hosts - Podcast Trailer

1/26/2020
Learn about who we are and why we are launching the Crazy F'in Retail podcast. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crazyfinretail)

Duration:00:06:18

First Episode

1/19/2020
Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crazyfinretail)

Duration:00:06:39