While dietitians have been working in the retail setting for decades now, it’s still a relatively small portion of the profession that works in this field. At the same time, you may be the only RD at your retailer. Add to this, the limited business education integrated into the dietetics curriculum. It’s the perfect set up for imposter syndrome experiences, isn’t it?
There is an important different between being a high-achiever versus a perfectionist. While high-achievers are motivated to do their best, perfectionists are motivated by fear and can be paralyzed by thinking they may fail. This fear of failure can actually be so terrifying, that perfectionists may procrastinate taking action or simply avoid taking action altogether. And because of the unattainable standards perfectionists set for themselves, they often experience diminished self-esteem and excessive stress. If you have perfectionist tendencies, here are some ways to overcome.
Have you ever felt like you didn’t mesh with your company culture? Whatever the reason for not feeling like you fit in, the experience can cause a lot of anxiety. If you find yourself in this situation, don’t despair. There may be a way to work through the issue versus making an exit.
In August and September of 2021, the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance conducted a survey of retail dietitians to capture insights on retail dietitians’ roles, job satisfaction, shopper engagement and new programs and responsibilities. Today, we're sharing the survey results.
In August and September of 2020, the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance conducted a survey of retail dietitians to capture insights on retail dietitians’ roles, job satisfaction, shopper engagement and how your roles have shifted this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. In total, 119 retail RDs completed the survey. Today, we're sharing the survey results.
I’m not going to lie, when I was asked to write this article, I honestly committed without being sure I would have the time to put words on paper. I wondered with the busyness of being a leader, wife, newly found home schoolteacher and working mom of two crazy boys, how would I make the time?
The pandemic has dramatically changed the way we live and work and for many people, trying to balance a career from home along with kids and household accountabilities has left little time for self-care. But prioritizing time for nurturing ourselves is perhaps now more important than ever. Here are some ways to ensure you incorporate self-care into your agenda: