Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a proven counseling method that can help people resolve ambivalent feelings to find the internal motivation they need to change their behavior. The process involves a practical and empathetic facilitative style that takes into consideration how difficult it is to make life changes. This technique helps people become motivated to change negative behaviors and retail dietitians may find this intervention helpful in a variety of workplace situations.
Mark your calendars now as the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance (RDBA) and Winsight Grocery Business (WGB) and announce the return of Retail Dietitian Exchange (RDE) in 2019. The event will take place May 20-22 at McCormick Place Chicago in partnership with the National Confectioners Association’s (NCA) Sweets and Snacks Expo. The event brings business best practices, engaging networking opportunities, timely industry updates and much more to retail dietitians across the nation.
If you follow various industry organizations in social media and through their e-newsletters, you’re likely to see announcements over time about other retail health and wellness initiatives. Over the summer alone there have been key announcements – Kroger is hosting a wellness and music festival, Hy-Vee has streamlined their store tour process and is marketing the program more, Raley’s added a dietitian back to their organization, to name a few.
Most retail dietitians need to be proficient writers as a means of reaching their target shopper audience. Whether it’s authoring blog articles, ad copy, media scripts or social posts, being able to communicate concise, meaningful messages is vital. Becoming a good writer takes time and practice. Below are some tips to improve your writing skills to ensure your content is engaging and actionable.
Regardless of what stage you are at in your career, success can be contributed in large part by the relationships you develop inside and outside of the office. Effective networking not only provides the opportunity to learn from different individuals, but you can also reap the benefits of association and growing your own influential power. Here are some tips for improving your networking skills:
The retail landscape is rapidly changing, and in this presentation, trends in retail and their impact on the future of retailing will be shared. The discussion will include things like changing shopping patterns, the impact of technology, new ideas of convenience and value, and lessons to be learned from other retail categories.
A growing body of science continues to uncover the properties in food that can promote health. Whether it’s beta-glucan in oats, antioxidants in berries, probiotics in certain fermented foods, or omega-3s in fish, more people are looking to maximize the nutrition they get from food to help support their healthy lifestyle.