One thing I was reminded of last night is just how unpredictable retail is – no matter where you are. I had a slow day for the most part, but the last 60 minutes made up for it – in SPADES! Ended up on a really good note, which made the store owner quite happy. She’s coming back today, so it should be interesting to hear the tales she has to tell when she returns to the fold. Keeping watch on an independent store is much different than working in a chain store for a lot of reasons, but I think one of the best is that you know how your manager/owner will react to certain situations, so you can pick up off that vibration, and thusly deal with like problems in a manner that is consistent. It was a great test to see if I could actually do it, and it went better than I thought. I guess I haven’t lost my retail touch after all, so that’s good in case I need something to fall back on in case the I.T. field goes straight into the toilet.
 Speeding Up At The End