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Flora from Minneapolis is working to transform Minnesota by ‘unleashing growth and innovation in the retail industry through strategic initiatives.’.

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Flora Delaney is an experienced retail and consumer packaged goods executive with over 25 years of experience in various industries such as retail, marketing, consumer research, and information services. Her proven track record in strategic initiatives has helped companies achieve their goals and objectives. As a resident of Minneapolis, Flora is committed to using her expertise to unite and transform Minnesota.

Flora's focus lies in business planning and strategy, category management, new product development, merchandising, product management, and marketing. She collaboratively builds organizational capabilities through analytics, operational excellence, and branding. With a patent for the Retail Price and Promotional Modeling System and Method, also known as the "Intelligent Dashboard," Flora brings a unique perspective to pricing and promotional strategies in the retail industry. Additionally, her trademark for the Earned Space Model, a retail space allocation tool to optimize profit in brick and mortar stores, demonstrates her innovative approach to maximizing sales potential.

Recognizing the importance of collaboration and growth, Flora has extensive experience in strategic growth, business development, forecasting and budgeting, category management, and market development. She understands the significance of effective management, contract negotiation, and staff development in driving success. Flora's expertise in visual merchandising, space management, pricing, assortment planning, and promotional planning ensures a comprehensive approach to brand management and marketing.

With Flora's vast experience in cross-functional project implementation, PMO methodologies, and IT capital investment, she is well-equipped to address the unique challenges and opportunities that Minnesota faces. Her book, "Retail: the Second-Oldest Profession," showcases her knowledge and can be found on all platforms and wherever books are sold.

Flora Delaney's combination of strategic thinking, industry expertise, and dedication to Minnesota makes her an invaluable asset in uniting and transforming the state. By leveraging her skills in retail and consumer research, Flora is committed to driving growth and innovation, ultimately benefiting the businesses and communities of Minnesota.

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Flora's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Flora’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Flora will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Flora’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Flora tends to be direct, task-focused, fast-paced, and resistant to rigid structures.


OVERVIEW:

Get to the point of the conversation with Flora. Don't tiptoe around the sale; rather, be direct with your pitch and explain how they will see measurable results with your product.

What comes naturally to Flora

  • Driving others to action

  • Saying something bluntly without details

  • Immediately projecting assertiveness and confidence


COMMUNICATON:

Flora is likely to be assertive and bold. They are likely to appreciate when others are confident and to-the-point. Push for your ideas or opinions, but be prepared to support your reasoning.

When speaking to Flora

  • Keep conversation brief

  • Don't be afraid to disagree

  • Avoid being quiet or reserved


MOTIVATION:

Flora is often motivated by ambitious goals and exciting competition. They tend to find value in achievement and feel energized when they accomplish something great.

What motivates Flora

  • Ambitious goals

  • Taking charge

  • Making quick decisions


WORK:

Flora likes challenge, so don’t hesitate to call them out. They can have a big personality, so don’t be shy if you’re feeling overwhelmed. Speak up and get their attention. Expect some friendly competition, but know that they are focused on the team’s best interest. Take confident action to earn their respect and keep it by delivering on promises and discovering new opportunities.

When working with Flora

  • Stay focused on the bottom line

  • Give them a chance to take charge

  • Always focus on the team's overall goal

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Flora’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Flora’s online activity.

Strategic Planning

Management Consulting

Change Management

Negotiation

Marketing

Strategy

Research

Management

Product Development

Consumer Research

Information Services

Business Planning

Merchandising

Retail Consultant

Executive Advisor

Advisor

Speaker

Cross Functional

Project Implementation

Promotional Modeling

Capital Investment

Account Management

Space Management

Category Management

Strategic Planning

Management Consulting

Change Management

Negotiation

Marketing

Strategy

Research

Management

Product Development

Consumer Research

Information Services

Business Planning

Merchandising

Retail Consultant

Executive Advisor

Advisor

Speaker

Cross Functional

Project Implementation

Promotional Modeling

Capital Investment

Account Management

Space Management

Category Management

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youDelaney Consultingfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Flora extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

12

Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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