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Thought Leader

121 EpisodesProduced by Thought Partner GroupWebsite

We put scare quotes around the term “thought leader.” Don't worry - no hagiographic interviews here. No upsells, no bullshit. We have great conversations with true innovators, thinkers, disrupters, creatives, and a few fools. (You decide.) We ask them all for insights, stories and tools. (You'll la… read more


104. Bob Phibbs & The Revival of Retail

👨‍⚕️ Bob “the Retail Doc” chose his brand name a long time ago. 00:56

💎 SalesRX is an online retail training: stop chasing the shiny object. 01:43

👦 As a kid, he excelled in school but chose not to be a scientist.  03:44

🎼 Bob had many jobs as a young man, and he decided not to pursue his music conductor career. 05:04

🤔 Why polls online are generational and why Bob is skeptical of polls. 06:53

🌞 Retail is a game of being brilliant on the basics: why some companies thrive, and others do not.  08:46

💰 Sears and their mistakes: people who feel they matter - buy more. 12:42

🔥 Online and retail: retail is a game of the masses, and what is retail’s secret sauce. 14:06

😄 Bob gives voice classes: laughter in a store is a significant sign. 15:45

🙌 It all starts with you: we are as successful as we make our minds up to be. 19:23

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