Doing your Best work – Blog #69

In blog 68 I talked about leadership direction and people placement. In this blog I wanted to talk about doing your best work. So kids shoes was a whole different world. This department definitely didn’t get the love Women’s shoes received. I’m not saying from the store manager but more about budgets, ads stuff like that.… Continue reading Doing your Best work – Blog #69

Leadership Direction and People Placement – Blog #68

So, in Blog #67 I talked about how honesty is the best policy. In this blog I want to talk about Leadership Direction and People placement. So Jim Nordstrom and I were pretty tight. We didn’t hang out or anything like that but we appreciated each other. Lets not confuse things here either, he was still the Store… Continue reading Leadership Direction and People Placement – Blog #68

People make the Difference – Blog #66

So, in Blog #65 I talked about helping security deal with criminals. In this blog I want to talk about how people make the difference. For those of you who have been following my blog for a while, you know I’ve been pretty passionate about the “people” aspect of business. It is so important. Let me emphasize, it… Continue reading People make the Difference – Blog #66

Helping Security deal with Criminals – Blog #65

So, in Blog #64 I talked about Nordstrom All-Stars & Pacesetters. In this blog I want to talk about helping security deal with criminals. Every so often our Security department would have a situation they would need help with. Being 6’4”, I would be asked to help out sometimes just in case. Usually it wouldn’t be anything… Continue reading Helping Security deal with Criminals – Blog #65

Nordstrom All Stars and Pacesetters – Blog #64

So, in Blog #63 I talked about tLanguage you may hear in the stockroom. In this blog I want to talk about Nordstrom All Stars & Pacesetters. All-Stars One of my proudest moments in my career was being named an All-Star for Nordstrom. In fact the very first one at Arden Fair. It goes deeper than just being… Continue reading Nordstrom All Stars and Pacesetters – Blog #64

Language you may hear in the Stockroom – Blog #63

So, in Blog #62 I talked about Sale customers you meet at Nordstrom. In this blog I want to talk about Language you may hear in the Stockroom. So just to clarify, I’m not going to tell word for word, I’ll leave some to the imagination.  It is comical though. Being the floor watcher you overhear many… Continue reading Language you may hear in the Stockroom – Blog #63

Sale Customers you meet at Nordstrom – Blog #62

So, in Blog #61 I talked about the Duties of a Nordstrom Womens Shoes Floor Watcher. In this blog I want to talk about Sale Customers you meet at Nordstrom . So we got through the prep work of getting ready for Half Yearly, and I got promoted to 2nd Asst. during that time. So along with the… Continue reading Sale Customers you meet at Nordstrom – Blog #62

Duties of a Nordstrom Womens shoe Floor Watcher – Blog #61

So, in Blog #60 I talked about the day before the Half Yearly Sale prep. In this blog I want to talk about the Duties of a Nordstrom Womens Shoes Floor Watcher. So we got through the overnight hash night. Stickered all the sale shoes. Reset the floor and filled up the racks. All that was left was… Continue reading Duties of a Nordstrom Womens shoe Floor Watcher – Blog #61

The day before Half Yearly sale prep – Blog #60

So, in Blog #59 I talked about the first Half Yearly Sale of Arden Fair. In this blog I want to talk about The day before Half Yearly sale prep. Half Yearly was tomorrow. We tagged all the shoes for the sale. There we a lot of sections full of sale merchandise to drive our business. Everything was prepped… Continue reading The day before Half Yearly sale prep – Blog #60