1. 5 Urgent Retail Leadership Skills to Learn Now! Steve Worthy 39:32

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Are you ready to elevate your retail leadership skills to the next level? In today's episode, we're dissecting the crucial elements of successful leadership – time, support, and capacity. 

We'll guide you through five transformative areas to enhance your leadership prowess: amplify your retainability, decode feedback, craft a robust retention blueprint, bolster support, and become an irreplaceable asset to your team.

We're also shining a spotlight on an innovative model, 'SMILE,' that has remarkably transformed my leadership journey. This concept encapsulates self-awareness, mindful listening, inspiring trust, leading by example, and emitting empathy. 

We're delving deep into this strategy, demonstrating how transparency and personalized growth plans can cultivate trust. Moreover, we’ll reveal how exuding empathy and leading by example can foster an environment of respect and comprehension.

Having an opinion as a retail leader holds significant weight. Today, we're exploring the importance of forming opinions about your people, your business, and most importantly, yourself. We'll walk you through the art of detaching emotion from your conversations, leading to more effective dialogue. 

We'll unearth the importance of being data-literate in aspects like understanding your P&L, competition, merchandising, logistics, and customer buying patterns. Rounding it off, we'll delve into the art of self-awareness and how articulating your strengths and opportunities without boasting can catapult you to new heights of leadership. Tune in today for a treasure trove of insights and practical advice!

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Steven Worthy Leadership and Podcast Coach

Steve Worthy is a podcasting veteran; he began in 2007 with By Husbands For Husbands, a podcast and business focused on helping entrepreneurial husbands succeed professionally and personally by balancing work and family.

Steve is a seasoned business leader with over 25 years of executive retail leadership experience. His career is focused on assisting podcasters and leaders to find their unique voice and understand how to fit within their culture to advance their podcasts and career.

Currently, as an entrepreneur, Steve teaches both novice and experienced podcasters how to live stream through his Podcasters LIVE Academy. Steve views this as the best medium for podcasters to grow and engage with their audience authentically.