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Most Likely to Become a Teacher

Most Likely to Become a Teacher

When I graduated high school I was voted Most Likely to Become a Teacher. Back then it seemed like a bad prediction. I was bound for business school and focused on becoming an entrepreneur and a retailer. It took me years to realize that the most beloved retailers (of all sizes) are just that—teachers.   In this week’s episode I share how my skills as a teacher and as a retailer are interdependent. Have a listen as I speak to the teacher inside you.   Summary of Field Notes: Early leadership roles that shaped my critical thinking, public speaking, and advocacy skills Teaching microentrepreneurship as a college student and returning to classroom teaching 20 years later Retailers, Makers, and Merchants impart knowledge and shape behavior, even when they don’t realize it Valuable teacher tips for your own team, to help you with hiring, training, and retaining top retail talent   For more information on this and related retail insights visit