1. Three Reasons Why Leaders Don't Get Promoted - Part I Steve Worthy 32:05

Have you ever missed out on a promotion?  Ever wondered why your management hasn't noticed your efforts? Before you jump to conclusions, listen in as we look at the reasons why leaders don't get promoted. You might learn a thing or two!

Key Highlights

[00:01] Getting passed over for a promotion

[02:07] Why many retail workers are looking for new jobs right now

[04:52] Are you ready for the promotion?

[05:33] The importance of focused time in doing your role

[08:28] Why do you want to get promoted? Know the 3 Main Fs!

[10:00] Do you lack strategic vision?

[13:16] How to improve your strategic vision

[17:54] Developing and exporting great talent

[21:40] Resistance to change is a kiss of death!

[27:48] The best leaders are curios and ask questions

[30:41] Why understanding why you want to get promoted is important

Notable Quotes

  • Time, experience, and capacity are certain things that you need within retail.
  • It's not just experience that helps you; it's evaluated experiences.
  • When you are getting promoted, it's not just about you. It's about those other people that you have actually helped.
  • We get so fixated on the day to day that we don't think outside of our box.
  • You won't get promoted if you don't have a better understanding of embracing and dealing with change.
  • When you have a seat at the table, you're feeding yourself. When you don't have a seat at the table, people are feeding.
  • The best leaders I know ask questions that they don't have the answer to, and they ask the questions and hope that you have the answer.
  • The best leaders, the ones who are getting promoted, have a good idea of who they are and where they want to go.


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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.