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ReThink Productivity Podcast

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Simon Hedaux from ReThink Productivity reveals his Retail and Hospitality productivity and efficiency strategies with help from clients, partners, and the ReThink team, so you can be ahead of the curve with your own business. Discover how you can measure, track and develop productivity. It's a mix of interviews and special co-hosts you're not going to want to miss

Simon Hedaux from ReThink Productivity reveals his Retail and Hospitality productivity and efficiency strategies with help from clients, partners, and the ReThink team, so you can be ahead of the curve with your own business. Discover how you can measure, track and develop productivity. It's a mix of interviews and special co-hosts you're not going to want to miss

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United Kingdom

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Simon Hedaux from ReThink Productivity reveals his Retail and Hospitality productivity and efficiency strategies with help from clients, partners, and the ReThink team, so you can be ahead of the curve with your own business. Discover how you can measure, track and develop productivity. It's a mix of interviews and special co-hosts you're not going to want to miss

Twitter:

@rethinkp

Language:

English

Contact:

07983427670


Episodes

Do Less To Do More

10/17/2021
Ian Pepall, Retail Business Transformation Project Lead, gives us an insight into the world of Heart of England Co-operative and the exciting productivity journey they are embarking on. Ian and Simon cover: The difference between the Co-operative Group (TCG) and individual SocietiesThe drive to become more centrally controlled to reduce variance across stores Focusing on people developmentCurrent Productivity challenges and the plans to address them

Duration:00:21:18

Arco - Experts in Safety

10/10/2021
Paul Frewin, Regional Sales Direct at Arco, discusses how the pandemic impacted a business that was already expert in PPE and safety. The challenges and benefits during this period and how it has shaped future Arco plans

Duration:00:26:24

SPF Productivity

10/3/2021
Joe Lau is a self-made entrepreneur. He has founded six companies and sold three of them resulting in multiple seven-figure profits. As a successful entrepreneur, speaker, and quality of life coach, Joe inspires and challenges people to connect with who they truly are so that they can have meaningful relationships and live a healthier and higher-quality lifestyle. Joe’s approach simplifies the process of achieving a harmonic life by focusing on the things that truly matter. He teaches his...

Duration:00:26:35

Helping You To Manage Your Restaurant Easily

9/26/2021
FoodRazor eliminates this problem of messy paperwork for restaurants and makes it easy for them to track food costs and stay on top of their restaurant spending Alf Molinas CEO of FoodRazor talks to Simon about: How FoodRazor was formedThe data-driven operational efficiency insights FoodRazor can provideFuture opportunities (optimal quantity orders, reduce waste, price sensitivity)

Duration:00:19:52

The Great Acceleration

9/19/2021
Carl Boutet, Author, Founder and Chief Strategist (AKA the Retail Prescriptor) at StudioRX shares his thoughts with Simon around the Great Acceleration and race to Retail Resilience. They discuss: Does this mean a change in thinking about productivity?Setting the right attributes in a world that is becoming more automatedSelf CheckoutsHow the role of Customer facing Colleagues will change

Duration:00:38:12

The Macanta magic that helps you find process Nirvana

9/12/2021
Pieter K de Villiers, Co-founder and CEO at Macanta. Pieter tells us all about the Macanta no-code solution to creating a custom CRM and process automation system as unique as your business

Duration:00:19:16

Checkout Free Retail

9/5/2021
Anne Mezzenga, Co-Founder at Omni Talk shares her thoughts and insight into the move towards checkout-free stores, the impact this will have on customers and colleagues. Simon and Anne also cover: Is the amazon go/fresh model repeatable for others?How easy it is to go checkout-free?Will this have an impact on customer experience?Will we ever see a store with no colleagues e.g. full automation?Trends and examples in other sectors (including an amazing new personal shopping experience)Amazon...

Duration:00:34:59

Convert software & data struggles into powerful results

8/29/2021
After 10 intense years in digital marketing agencies in Seattle and London, plus another 6 years building marketing technology and analytics ventures, James Sandoval (Co-Founder & CEO) realized there must be a better way for business leaders to more easily and more quickly advance their use of SaaS and enterprise software systems, and to create more and better value from the mountains of data these systems collect. MeasureMatch was born. Hear the story first hand. Simon and James also...

Duration:00:23:29

Post Implementation Support

8/22/2021
The last in our 3 episode series with the team from Simms & Associates. Mal Breen, Michiel Lely & Fabio Rodriguez return to discuss the WFM Post Implementation Support. They cover: Defining the support structure internally, where it sits and who owns it?Superusers, what do they do, how important are they?Managing changes in the business that need to be reflected in WFMThe importance of a good test and governance process

Duration:00:24:18

WFM Pilot & Rollout

8/15/2021
The second in our 3 episode series with the team from Simms & Associates. Mal Breen, Michiel Lely & Fabio Rodriguez return to discuss the WFM Pilot & Rollout. They cover: Is it a pilot or phase 1 rollout?Who & how will support?How to choose pilot locations. What makes a good choice?How do you transition/plan from pilot to rollout?How do you know if your pilot was successful? If it wasn't what do you do?When should you stop relying upon the solution provider & project team?

Duration:00:23:14

You Have Chosen A WFM Solution So Now What?

8/8/2021
The first in our 3 episode series with the team from Simms & Associates. Mal Breen, Michiel Lely & Fabio Rodriguez join Simon to discuss the next steps after you have chosen your WFM Solution. They cover: How do you set up for a successful implementation?What can I expect in the first few weeks of the project?The importance of a good well managed project planIs a change plan important?ROI, success criteria & project KPIs

Duration:00:29:58

The Rotageek journey

8/1/2021
The last in our 3 episode series with Rotageek. David Payne, Chief Product Officer discusses with Simon: The Rotageek journey from project kick-off through to deploymentA case study of a Rotageek customer and some of the initial insights and benefits

Duration:00:30:59

The benefits of automating your employee scheduling

7/25/2021
The second in our 3 episode series with Rotageek. David Payne, Chief Product Officer discusses with Simon: The benefits of automating your employee scheduling Saving time from automating scheduling - is this really a benefit? More than just a time-saver; how auto-scheduling teams have knock-on benefits in customer and employee NPS, conversion, basket size and ATV.Can you really automate your employee scheduling completely?

Duration:00:22:57

Should retailers be automating employee scheduling?

7/18/2021
The first in our 3 episode series with Rotageek. David Payne, Chief Product Officer discusses with Simon: Why are retailers moving towards scheduling automation?What does this mean and what does it look like:ForecastingAuto schedulingHow does this change in a post-Covid-19 landscape?

Duration:00:23:28

Findr - The worlds first matching platform for businesses

7/11/2021
Greg Watts, Chief Executive Officer at Findr explains how they have created the worlds first matching platform for businesses which cuts through all the time and effort associated with creating partnerships by providing direct access to the right decision-makers in literally minutes and a couple of clicks. Simon and Gregg also cover: The challenges of starting a new company during a pandemicHow you create a company culture when everyone is working from homeFuture plans & vision for Findr

Duration:00:31:42

Simplification Stories 5

7/4/2021
The final episode in our Simplification Stories series with co-host Oliver Banks. We finish with Oliver and Simon reflecting on the series and discussing: Does simplification need to be rocket science?Being brave and courageous with changeWill everyone change 1st time?

Duration:00:31:38

Simplification Stories 4

6/27/2021
Episode 4 in our Simplification Stories series of 5 Podcasts with co-host Oliver Banks. Special guest Lisa Widdison Head of Operating Model, Change and Continous Improvement at Holland & Barrett shares her simplification stories covering: * Why Holland & Barrett chose to build a new EPOS system (Bumblebee) internally rather than purchase * Moving from paper to digital

Duration:00:33:11

Simplification Stories 3

6/20/2021
Episode 3 in our Simplification Stories series of 5 Podcasts with co-host Oliver Banks. Why we don't 'Keep it Simple' Listen to this episode to discover: How things become complicated (or just plain wrong) over time5 words to help you get ready for the futureAnd finally, what we can learn from childrens’ (and adults’) sport

Duration:00:29:26

Simplification Stories 2

6/13/2021
Episode 2 in our Simplification Stories series of 5 Podcasts with co-host Oliver Banks. Special guest Steve Leach Sales Director at Nisa Retail shares his simplification stories covering: * An end to end review of the Nisa recruitment strategy * Launching new Nisa formats (Nisa Express) to address a gap in the market for small stores

Duration:00:35:00

Simplification Stories 1

6/6/2021
Episode 1 in our Simplification Stories series of 5 Podcasts with co-host Oliver Banks. We start with Oliver and Simon sharing experiences of simplification covering: * Lean and where it fits in a retail environment * What role leadership play in the success * Is it all about cost-saving? * Why do some simplification projects fail?

Duration:00:38:10