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Leadership in Crisis: A conversation with David Johnston, Dunkin’ Brands

David Johnston, Senior Director of Loss Prevention and Corporate Security at Dunkin’ Brands, sits down for a chat with Amber and Dave to talk lessons in leadership during a crisis.  Certainly fitting with the times we’re in — take a listen to see what you can learn.

She Said / He Said Debut

TalkLP hosts take on the Super Bowl halftime show complaints, #MeToo, Travel tips in light of the Coronavirus and more….take a listen if you’re not easily offended.  Hell, even if you are, it will be fun.

Talking Shop with Tim

Amber and Dave talk shop with Tim Lapinski, CFI, LPC from Helzberg Diamonds.  We cover Tim’s diverse background, his advice for creating an ROI for LP and the most annoying thing vendors do.  Thank you to Protos for sponsoring this episode!  #ProtosIsDaBomb Check it.

Shrink is on the LAMB at Kroger

Decreasing shrink is never easy – especially when dealing with perishable waste. Take a listen to hear how Mike Lamb tackles the complexities of grocery and his advice for young LP professionals. Thank you to Gatekeeper Systems for sponsoring this episode!

Handle Bar Mustache Handling LP

We are super stoked to welcome Jason Swanson from MOD Pizza to the podcast.  Special thanks to Agilence for sponsoring today’s conversation.  Jason teaches us about spreading the MODness and how LP skills translate from retail to restaurant, lickadee split!

What’s Trending: We actually are on video

It’s another “What’s Trending” series – but this time, we actually ARE on video….and yes, at the worst angle and lighting ever, but hey, get over yourself. Take a listen to the unscripted side of LP – where you never know what will come up or what you’ll learn along the way.  Be nice.

Amber and Dave get real with Larry Carroll

Amber and Dave get chatty with the VP of Asset Protection, Inventory Analytics and Compliance at 99 Cents Only Stores, Larry Carroll. Ever wonder what makes this guy tick?  Check out this podcast to see how this uber-successful industry veteran gets. things. done.

My body says whhhhhat about me?

Amber Bradley and Dave Thompson, CFI chat with body language expert Lisa Mitchell, CFI to discuss how body language in business and personal settings. Of course, the most important questions come up…like, “how do you know she’s into you?” (for all you singles out there – you’re welcome). Take a listen to this badass expert.

What’s Trending Series: “hey, we think we’re on video”

In our NEW “What’s Trending” series Amber Bradley and Dave Thompson, CFI pretty much shoot the bull and see what comes up. This one is especially nuts because we actually think we’re on video….although we didn’t quite figure that out yet….Enjoy.

Detective Joseph Hopkins, LAPD Steps Into the Hot Seat

Amber and Dave sit down to talk CALORCA and LEAPS with LAPD Detective Joseph Hopkins. You’ve seen him around the industry, now get to know him!

TalkLP Welcomes Adrian Beck

TalkLP hosts welcome Adrian Beck to talk about what he’s seen in the LP industry over the years and his newest research and retail trends. We also talk free research resources for loss prevention professionals (yes, even here in the US!).

TalkLP Gets Personal with Gus Downing

Get to know Gus in our unscripted environment! Take a listen to the unscripted side of LP when the industry’s leading interviewer becomes the interviewee!

Dave and Amber get the Scoop on the FL Retail Federation

Have you heard about these state retail organizations? Any clue what they’re about – or why you should care? Take a listen to Shelby Dotson from the Florida Retail Federation to find out!

Dave and Amber talk Netflix and False Confessions

Amber interviews Dave about his recent appearance on Netflix and why he doesn’t have an IMDB rating yet? You never know where this conversation will go…false confessions, Netflix suggestions, and IF you should interview people you know, yep, we went there.

Kickoff – TalkLP Welcomes New Host: David Thompson, CFI

Kickoff – TalkLP Welcomes New Host: David Thompson, CFI

Episode 5 – The Loss Prevention Foundation – A friendly and informational conversation with the newly appointed President, Terry Sullivan.

Terry, Amber, and Kevin talk about the history, the function, and the great benefits of the Loss Prevention Foundation.

Episode 4 – SEXUAL HARASSMENT INTERVIEW TRAINING – The topic of sexual harassment in the workplace continues to be a prevalent conversation throughout today’s society.

Brett Ward – Divisional Vice President – Business Development & Client Relations at Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates takes a deep dive into this sensitive yet relevant subject with Amber and Kevin.

Episode 3 – CLIMBING THE LEADERSHIP LADDER IN LP – The journey, challenges, and best practices of rising through the ranks in Loss Prevention / Asset Protection – Kathleen Smith – VP of Asset Protection at Albertsons Company

TalkLP.com’s third episode is an in depth conversation with Kathleen Smith, a well regarded senior leader in the LP / Asset Protection industry. Kathleen shares her experience in transitioning from law enforcement to Loss Prevention as well as some tips to those looking to increase their role and responsibility.

Episode 2 – FALSE CONFESSIONS – Obtaining an admission of guilt for a crime for which the confessor is not responsible – Dave Thompson – VP of Operations at W-Z

TalkLP.com’s second episode is a conversation with Dave Thompson, an interview and interrogation expert. Dave has been heavily involved in the national conversation regarding false confessions for the past few years. His expertise and perspective on the future of interviewing and interrogation is certainly interesting!

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