Retail Leadership with Steve Worthy

Retail Leadership with Steve Worthy

RETAIL LEADERSHIP hosted by Steve Worthy is a podcast dedicated to helping retail leaders advance their careers, improve their communication and enhance their culture. We understand that retail is a fast pace industry and that a leader’s decision will impact everyone, every day - all over the world. With over 25 years of retail leadership experience, your host Steve Worthy’s goal is to help leaders accelerate their performance while providing tips to build and develop high-performing teams!

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March 28, 2022 24 min

Trust is the foundation of leadership. It is earned or it isn’t.

The LAW OF SOLID GROUND is a case for building a solid character, living with integrity, authenticity and discipline.

Character is the source of trust. We build our character by being scrupulously honest, even when it hurts.

To be authentic, we must be ourselves with everyone, not pretending to be something that we aren’t. Discipline comes from doing what needs to be don...

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Leadership is a process and it takes time to master, there’s no way around the process

  • Trust the process
  • What is does influence really mean: 
  • Things may look bad now, but we have a plan in place to make it better.”
  • LAW OF ADDITION

    The law of addition focuses on how to add value to your team in order to create more leaders to grow. Leaders who pour into their teams create more leaders. We know we can use more authentic leadership these d...

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    January 10, 2022 19 min

    Leadership is a process and it takes time to master, there’s no way around the process 

  • Trust the process
  • What is does influence really mean: 
  • Things may look bad now, but we have a plan in place to make it better.”
  • LAW OF PROCESS 

  • Leaders are learners and their capacity to develop and improve their skills distinguishes leaders from their followers. The learning process is ongoing and a result of self-discipline and perseverance.
  • As a re...
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    January 5, 2022 17 min

    Leadership is influence – nothing more, nothing less. ~ states that the greatness of a leader is not measured by the amount of money one makes or position one has, but by the number of lives one influences. Without influence, you will never be able to lead others.

    ACRONYM FOR  INFLUENCE

    I - Integrity

    You are what you are when you are alone. 

    N - Nurturing

    Taking care of your people individually and guarding their mindset against negativ...

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    LAW OF THE LID
     
    Overview:

    The law states that how well you lead determines how effective you are. The lower your ability to lead, the lower the lid on your potential. The higher your ability to lead, the higher the lid on your potential. Your leadership ability always determines your effectiveness and the potential impact on your organization.

    //LINKS
    ✅ WORTHY RETAILU https://worthyretailu.com/now
    ✅ RETAIL LEADERSHIP with Steve Wort...

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    Paul is a serial intrapreneur, broadcaster, and engineer by trade and possesses the rare skill.....the ability to understand the technology and to clearly articulate the value and inspire others with it. 

    Paul believes that "People buy from people", however people buy more from those who add value to them and what they do....and here is where *my best* work happens.

    Connect with Paul:

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/True...

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    Ever wonder what a "Personal Brand" is and if you have one. Well, you are not alone. We unpack the concept of the Personal Brand and learn how to create and leverage it for your success. 

    Our Special Guest Cher Jones is the founder of Socially Active, a corporate social media training company that helps high potential leaders, consultants, and teams develop a professional digital presence that makes people want to work with ...

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    5 LEVELS OF LEADERSHIP

    Level 1 — Position
    The lowest level of leadership—the entry-level, if you will—is Position. It’s the only level that requires no ability or effort to achieve. After all, anyone can be appointed to a position! 

    People who remain on the position level may find it difficult to work with volunteers. Why? Because position does not automatically result in influence, and volunteers are aware that they don’t have to fol...

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    September 27, 2021 16 min

    Shiny object syndrome, also called "SOS" is a pop-cultural, psychological concept where people focus on a shiny, new object, in other words, whatever is most current, trendy, or the latest concept, regardless of how valuable or helpful it may ultimately be.

    Here are Four Outcomes of the Shiny Object Syndrome:

  • You don't achieve your desire goals
  • You lose time
  • You become a "Jack of All Trades" - Master of none
  • You crea...
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    COVID-19 has not just changed the world but also changed the DNA of our workplace ecosystem in many ways. Leaders must change as well to lead effectively in this new era. If this pandemic experience has taught us anything, it’s that leadership matters and for many organizations facing decidedly fragile futures, it may matter now more than ever as the country tries to emerge from forced hibernation and rebuild a broken economy. 

    Reta...

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    What are the top competencies that a Retail Leader needs to be successful? We discuss

  • Humility - freedom from pride or arrogance. A leader who credits his success to his teammates, even though he has great skill, shows humility.
  • Accountability - A leaders willingness to accept responsibility
  • Communication - Communication enables them to share what they have and what they expect from others.
  • Approachability - Leaders who are reliable an...
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    Day 1 Ready is about the preparation you undertake to start a new venture, job, mission, or task. It is about the work that you do in advance to ensure optimal success for your team or company. On the contrary, Day 1 Ready, is also about mindset. Day 1 Ready leaders bring a contagious amount of energy, enthusiasm, passion, and curiosity every single day. Day 1 Ready leaders are optimistic, problem solvers, and strong communicators....

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    “Congratulations! The team would like to make you an offer…” are the words I remember the recruiter said with sheer excitement after I completed 3 rounds of tough interviews to join one of the largest global retailers in the world. While I was filled with tremendous excitement and pride… I felt a small knot in my stomach. I was happy but nervous. I knew I was capable but was I truly prepared?

    25 years later as an award-winning retai...

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    What advice would you give to your younger self?

    Researchers asked hundreds of people what advice they'd give to their younger selves and it turns out we think about this a lot.

    We explore and answer this question with a few experts in their field. 
    This episode is for those retail leaders:

  • Who may be second guessing their decisions about their career choice 
  • Need advice to help someone on their team
  • Who may be feeling some regret - ...
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    GUEST LIST:

    WALTER GAINER II
    Walter is problem solver who helps individuals and businesses do what they do best while reducing their stress.

    **Connect with Walter**
    Watch and Listen at http://www.bosslocks.org/podcast
    Join the Working While Black community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/workingwhileblack

    Interested in having Walter help grow your business?
    Connect or schedule a time to speak: https://calendly.com/bosslocks/60consult

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    Third element to the GEM Approach: 

    You are a Multiplier! 

  • Your GOAL is to gear your leadership towards creating Life Breakthrough Moments and Legacy Building.
  • You require a Higher Level of Personal Executive Coaching and Training. 
  • You are focusing on Intentional Leader-Shifting and succession planning through pointed talent assessment, engaging for impact and adapting proactively
  • Gaining deeper self-awareness of how your presence impa...
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    EMPOWER - give official authority or legal power to

  • Leaders need to have a Sustained Impact on your life and those you lead.
  • Seek to cultivate your emotional intelligence and ability to lead through change personally and professionally. 
  • You want to Reclaim YOUR LIFE AND BREAK OUT OF THE MUNDANE INTO SUCCESS...THEN INTO SIGNIFICANCE
  • Empower, as a black leader rigor of leadership and its not easy, you have continuously balance self-awar...

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    We start with premise that:

     1. Every leader has a leadership journey and seminal moments in their life that impacted them and transformed them into the leader they are today.                         
     2. If you are called to lead ...lead; Not everyone is called to be a leader and not everyone knows how to lead.

    We broke-down the Leadership Journey into three critical elements:
    ✓ Growth - Leaders need to be Planted emotionally and be a...

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    NARRATIVE
    Every year, season, we create declarations on either self improvement, varying goals we want to accomplish or visions we desire to occur in our lives. We place our HOPE a desired outcome. Now HOPE by itself can be misleading, because it's not a strategy. However, it's a vital part of your leadership journey. 

    We discuss the four areas below:

  • Define Hope
  • What do people hope for?
  • Downfalls of Hope
  • What Can Hope do for you...
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    Valerie Poh Is a Rising Mindset Clarity Coach who is currently using her passion for leadership and coaching to impact youths in Singapore.

    At the age of 21, Valerie has a uniquely mature perspective on life, leadership and success. She is a young woman who seeks to empower individuals by coaching them towards owning powerful mindsets in different areas of their lives."

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