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Rehumanizing Business - A Forbes Ignite Guide

Each of us, no matter what industry we work in, no matter our title, or even whether we have a job, is undergoing a radical re-evaluation of our relationship to work and how it defines us as a person. Forbes Ignite, with the assistance of our strategic partners at UK-based communications firm, Eulogy, assembled a cross-industry task force of diverse leaders and changemakers. Our mission was to conceptualize new ways that organizations can embed strategic empathy within their everyday communication and decision making. The goal is not to create more meaningless metrics or corporate “initiatives” that waste people’s time and die on the vine.

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Shapermint Exec on the Search for its First-Ever 'Chief Mom Officer'

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Digital Content Director Kristina Stidham interviews Siobhán Lonergan, chief brand officer at Shapermint, an online marketplace that sells shapewear and everyday essentials. Listen in as Lonergan discusses Shapermint's Mother’s Day campaign to hire its first-ever “Chief Mom Officer," and how the chief mom role will influence the company while championing body positivity and motherhood.

Duration: 19:16
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A Little Inspiration From Some Famous Moms

To all the moms out there, I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day! To keep the celebration going, I thought I would share with you some insights I gleaned from a viewing of the 43rd Annual Outstanding Mother Awards, which took place virtually on May 6. The event, which pre-pandemic was always held at the...

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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...

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Planning Your Return-to-Office Strategy? Take Our Survey!

Hello Women in Retail Leadership Circle community! Many of you have shared with us recently that you’re in the process of determining “what’s next” for your companies as vaccination rates rise and restrictions lift, specifically as it relates to bringing employees back to corporate offices. Most leaders have acknowledged the 9-5, commuting five-days-a-week work schedule...

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From Our Community: The Post-ish COVID Consumer Ahead of the Holiday Curve

In an upcoming webinar, some of retail’s most insightful women leaders, including Deborah Weinswig, founder and CEO, Coresight Research; Krystina Gustafson, senior vice president of content, Shoptalk; and Tierney Wilson, senior vice president of client strategy and consulting, January Digital, will provide exclusive data focusing on what's driving post-ish COVID consumer purchase decisions in order to power retailers' successful holiday strategies and beyond.

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A Look Into Moosejaw's Fun (and Effective) Marketing Strategy

Kelli Patterson, vice president of marketing at Moosejaw, a retailer of outdoor apparel and gear, was interviewed during the April Virtual Exchange event hosted by Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) and Total Retail. WIRLC Co-Founder Melissa Campanelli guided the discussion as Patterson walked listeners through the values, marketing strategies, and philanthropic efforts of a...

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