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  1. THE LAW OF PRIORITIES Steve Worthy 29:21

People frequently confuse busyness for productivity, but that couldn't be farther from the truth. As retail leaders, where we spend our time and how much energy we put into something reveal a lot about us. 

In this episode, let's talk about the Law of Priorities and discover the power of focusing on what's important NOW. You don’t want to miss out on this one!

Key Highlights

[02:15] Understanding the Law of Priorities as a retail leader

[03:17] The 80:20 rule from a leadership standpoint

[04:17] What are your non-negotiables as a retail leader?

[08:58] How do you know what’s important to you?

[13:36] How to know what’s important to your team?

[15:50] Breaking down organizational goals to store level.

[17:21] The importance of having a value system in leadership

[19:07] Where are you spending your time?

[21:00] Where do you spend your money?

[22: 13] Where are your people going?

[23:45] Where you’re gone, what legacy will you leave?

Notable Quotes

  • If it's a priority, you will find a way to get it done. If it's not a priority, guess what? You're gonna find an excuse. 
  • When you delegate, you're able to take less off your plate and really focus on your top priorities.
  • What we define and identify as important shouldn't change day to day.
  • When I say that, that should be a priority, that should be something that you should be focusing on a daily basis.
  • There should be very little variation from who you are at work to who you are at home.
  • I have seen so many leaders try to lead other people without leaving themselves first and without knowing what's important to them first.
  • If you don't have a value system or a foundation, then you can't require that from other people.
  • Just because your name is not on the door doesn't mean that this is not your business.
  • A lot of times, we want to hold on to people in a certain row because they are crushing it for us. But guess what? That is not right; they need the opportunity to move up, and they need the chance to prove themselves.


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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.

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