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The Essential Roles of A Leader with Marc Bodner

How do you inspire and empower your people to help you challenge the status quo and get your business to the next level?

If you want to peek into the mind of a CEO whose company has skyrocketed to the top of its industry, you’re going to want to listen in on this episode with Marc Bodner, CEO of L&R Distributors.

In this interview, Marc shared insights into the key attributes of a leader, and how your vision of the company guides your most critical decisions and provides your leadership team with the tools to help you lead. We discussed how to create a culture to provide the ultimate shopping experience for customers, the roles of operational planning and strategic planning, key performance indicators that you need to know in order to grow your business, and the importance of guarding your personal time as CEO.

Marc shared so many great ideas, and I cannot wait to share this incredible interview with you. Listen and enjoy!

 

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Best Buy vs. Radio Shack: Why One Failed, and the Other’s Making a Comeback

A few years ago, investors and analysts had put brick-and-mortar companies like RadioShack and Best Buy on a death watch. There seemed to be no way they could compete against the giant Amazon—with its famously low prices, virtually limitless selection, and two-day delivery options—and come out alive.

Living up to expectations, RadioShack filed bankruptcy in 2015—and again in 2017, after a futile attempt at reviving itself.

Meanwhile, Best Buy managed to pull off one of the strongest corporate comebacks in recent history.

The question on everyone’s mind is, Why?

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