Encore Series: You’re Not Just a Shopkeeper, You’re a Creative CEO | Episode 70


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Episode Summary:

A replay from Episode #2 for our Encore Series this month! We are featuring some of our most popular and most downloaded podcasts for this round and you won’t want to miss them! They are extremely relevant as you are planning for the holidays. It’s important to level up and become that CEO right now. Enjoy!

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Before you roll your eyes at this episode title. Know that I don’t mean corporate, stuffy, suited CEO….I mean head honcho, the queen bee, the chief creative, the VISIONARY of your biz, etc.

I mean the person in control of your business. The boss.

Take a minute to think about why you started your retail business. Do you remember your original business dream? Are you living that dream?

Your dream can get lost in the daily grind of doing ALL THE THINGS in your shop. I’d love for you to change your thinking and take the small steps to becoming the Creative CEO of your business. You’re not just an employee. Your dream was not just to create a job for yourself. You’ve got to take control.

This CEO mind shift doesn’t come overnight. You’ll want to practice it.

To help you get started, this episode covers 4 strategies to shift your mindset into running your retail business like a CEO:

  1. Acknowledging your mindset
  2. Never stop learning
  3. Build time in your schedule to do the CEO work
  4. Knowing what success look like for you

Remember what got you and I here into our creative retail businesses, isn’t going to get us there! It’s not going to help us go even farther to making more sales and achieving a well-balanced life. We have to level up and become the CEO of our store. You can do it!

Want even more CEO tips? Click here to join the Retailer’s Inner Circle waitlist!

 

In this episode:

10 Simple CEO Habits For Creative Shop Owners

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Holiday Sales Bootcamp & More!

The bootcamp will be running for the whole month of August inside my Retailer’s Inner Circle! Start getting ready for the holidays and Quarter 4 now.

Inside my inner circle, we have amazing, encouraging retailers who learn to level up their promotions, marketing, and more, so they can enjoy their customers who walk through the door!

We also have Foot Traffic Made Simple – my mini course that helps you understand and serve your customers the experience that they want.

My Free Facebook Group: Rockstar Creatives – where retailers can talk amongst themselves and ask questions

 


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This podcast is sponsored by my Retailer’s Inner Circle:

If you want to elevate your skills as a shop owner, and have been searching for a community custom-made for you, join us inside the Retailer’s Inner Circle.

My monthly membership group is for motivated and savvy shop owners who want to level up their retail skills, so that they see more profits in the till and joy in their life.

Imagine spending less time in your business and more profits at the end of the day because you’re laser-focused on doing the right things?

Our members include independent, heart-centered brick and mortar shop owners with all levels of experience. From start up to multiple years of experience; including solo-preneurs, makers, booth space owners, and more. 

Finally! The answers you’ve been looking for and the community you’ve been craving. Stop wondering if you’re doing it right. We’ve got you. 

We focus on helping you become the confident CEO of your independent brick and mortar. It’s education +  encouragement + a supportive community you will love!

 

Don’t miss the next opening for new members – get an invitation here.

The Shop Owner’s Game Plan

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If you’re a heart centered shop owner wondering what to do next in your retail biz, this is your game plan!

It has my 7 key business foundations and action steps for you to put into action to grow your retail business and position your store as the go-to in your market.

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