@markbranson Hi Mark, I added your book(s) to my website, I hope you don’t mind – Troy
- Illusion On The Nile
Bezes, Pretty sure that’s not what the bailiff meant
Oh, um, sorry, but have you seen the hottie I’m hooking up with?
Yes, Bezes. We’ve all seen her
Order in the court. Kenzie, call your first witness
I call Gymbo the Clown
Do you swear
Damn right I’m gonna swear. I’m unemployed due to that so…
- Illusion On The Nile
My love grows bigger for you every day Chiquita
Yo tambien te amo señor Bezes
NO, really, Chiquita, my love is huge
Me estoy sonrojando señor Bezes
Tell you what. I’ll send you a picture of my love if you send me a picture of yours
No entiendo señor Bezes
Alex, take a picture of this, and send it to Chiq…
Illusion On The Nile
Alex The Betrayer
Jay the Carney, Haven’t seen or heard from you since Honduras
Well, Cavendish, been busy
You’ve been busy? I’m doin all the work. Job at National Food, infiltrated Nile Warehouse, snuck into Bezes’ castle, even picked up a sidekick, and a senorita along the way. What the hell you been doin?
Here, read th…[Read more]
The Illusion doesn’t care when you are early
But the one time you are late?
Oh, The Illusion cares
The Illusion doesn’t care when your store looks perfect
But let an executive walk in when you are unprepared
You bet The Illusion cares
The Illusion doesn’t care your store’s sales have been off the chain
Bit have a bad month
Retail is Transactional #Leaderership, a model that rewards and punishes performance
The Illusion of Competence exists because we do not determine good and poor performance
Instead, executives and their perception set the bar for good performance, and once attained, the bar gets moved to a higher plateau
In other words…[Read more]
If you do something wrong for 10 years, doing it for 10 years does not change fact it is wrong
Statements prevalent in hashtag#Leadership circles
What can I do for you?
How can I help you?
Can you say “Cop-out”?
Think your Millennial workforce cares about the shoes, clothes, glasses, electronics they sell enough to tell you how to do…[Read more]
No Is Easy
Thousands of stores closed around you this year. If on future list, your company will not help you. They plan on you failing.
Doing what they said got you into this mess in the first place. Continuing to do so is the definition of insanity.
Stop quoting policy & giving your customers Food Poisoning. Start helping the human in front…[Read more]
Same Old Song And Dance
Gap closing hundreds of stores
IKEA cutting 7500 jobs
Someone on LinkedIn saying her Zale’s store closing at Christmas
And this is just the beginning. More store managers will be reaching out in coming weeks, looking for work for their teams as they are handed their pink slips
Know what these managers did wrong?…[Read more]
Do you mind if I ask what happened to your vision?
I was eight, swinging a plastic sword around on my bed. I hit the light bulb above the bed, a hot piece of glass went right in my eye. Been blind in that eye ever since.
Sorry I keep saying “what”, I lost my hearing in both ears because of an accident.
It’s okay mam. My wife would…[Read more]
- Mike O'Connor
Wow! Thank you for sharing!
Hi Mike, Appreciate what you do. my biggest challenge is juggling different social media. i write on LinkedIn and share on The Illusion Channel on Facebook, but am not active on twitter and Instagram. The thought of adding more social media and juggling it all is daunting. I joined SPN hoping to learn how to juggle. Any suggestions…[Read more]
- Mike O'Connor
http://www.ifttt.com is a god send. I also follow people like @samhurley. He will tell you to master one or two, before moving onto taking on too much. A lot of what I do is automating things with widgets and other tech.
Part of the goal with this site is giving people a platform that will help them find answers from experts on each of the main…[Read more]
- Sam Hurley
And finely balancing automation with engagement is THE key! 🔑 Cheers Mike! 👍👍👍👍👍
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