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Executive Leadership

Executive leadership is the ability of those who manage employees within an organization to influence and guide individuals to get their best performance. The content featured in this category provides valuable insights for executive leaders on how they can manage their teams better and meet organizational goals.


Sheryl Sandberg and the Story of Radical Candor

Kim Scott, co-founder of Radical Candor, an executive education company designed to help people cultivate more caring and candid work relationships, and author of best-selling book, “Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity,” was interviewed during last month’s Women in Retail Leadership Days. In the session, Scott discussed the Radical Candor concept and...


4 Calendar Control Secrets of Successful Executives

It’s like Mary Chapin Carpenter says, “Sometimes you’re the windshield, sometimes you’re the bug.” You wake up well rested, eat a healthy breakfast, put on your superhero cape, and hit your office ready to conquer the world. And then you open your calendar. Splat. The most frequent questions we get asked in our Courageous Leadership...


How This Exec Started a Women's Leadership Group at Ergo Baby

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Co-Founder Melissa Campanelli interviews Petty Rader, chief growth officer, chief legal officer, and women's group lead at Ergo Baby, a leading ergonomic baby carrier and accessories retailer. Listen in as Rader discusses the company's history, her role at the retailer, and why she started an employee-led Women's Leadership group at Ergo Baby.

Duration: 19:16

Shipt's CBO on How Diverse Teams and an Open Culture Deliver Growth

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Co-Founder Jennifer DiPasquale interviews Rina Hurst, chief business officer at Shipt, the same-day delivery service across retail for the U.S. Listen in as Hurst discusses how her team managed rapid growth at Shipt in the past year, the impact of Shipt's heavily female and diverse leadership team, and why diversity and inclusion efforts are essential to build and improve its business.

Duration: 25:28

The 5 Guiding Principles of Facilitation

Think about the biggest dilemma you’re currently facing in your business. What would it be like to gather your team and “think together” about the problem in such a way that new ideas emerge? What would it be like to gain new insight from your team’s collective wisdom and have the dilemma you’ve been noodling...


5 Tips for Creating a Really Inclusive Workplace

People talk a lot these days about the importance of creating a workforce marked by gender equity, inclusion and diversity. Yet, despite all the talk, progress remains slow. One reason why actions don’t always match words may have been best described in a Harvard Business Review article. Elisabeth Kelan wrote about “gender fatigue,” a phenomenon...

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