Retail Checks & Balances

Leading for the Long Haul - The Art of Delegation and Leader Longevity

April 22, 2024 Kevin Spencer Episode 24
Leading for the Long Haul - The Art of Delegation and Leader Longevity
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Retail Checks & Balances
Leading for the Long Haul - The Art of Delegation and Leader Longevity
Apr 22, 2024 Episode 24
Kevin Spencer

In episode 24 of Retail Checks and Balances, Kevin Spencer discusses the importance of leading for the long haul and mastering the art of delegation for leadership longevity. He shares personal experiences and insights on how leaders can sustain their effectiveness over time, emphasizing the impact of delegation on business success and stability. 


Tune in to explore the challenges and pitfalls leaders face in delegation and the significance of longevity in leadership.


TIMESTAMPS

[00:00:43] Leading for the Long Haul.

[00:08:03] Delegation as a Leader's Superpower.

[00:13:46] The Importance of Delegation.


In this episode, Kevin Spencer highlights common challenges that leaders face when it comes to delegation, such as relinquishing control, trust issues, and the fear of losing relevance. However, he stresses the significance of overcoming these obstacles to allow team members to utilize their skills and talents effectively.


Furthermore, Kevin discusses the importance of providing ongoing support and feedback to team members to ensure they have the necessary resources and tools to succeed in their delegated roles. By clearly communicating expectations and desired outcomes, leaders can empower their team members to use their creativity and initiative to achieve goals.


QUOTES

  • “Sometimes we realize as leaders that, our business cannot function without us. And that's not a good thing. In my experience, I've seen leaders get severely ill and then the business starts to fail or leaders pass on and then there's no more business. From my perspective, I don't want to be ever in that position because I want my legacy to live on.”
  • “The power of delegation of authority and the anatomy of it, it's really about trust. You gotta, people are going to make mistakes and even if they do, we have to guide them along the lines of those mistakes.”
  • “It's very essential to provide adequate support and the resources to ensure that team members have the tools they need to succeed. And they got to know that they also have to come to you if they're stuck on something or, you know, guide them along the way of finding that method of success.”



SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS


Kevin Spencer

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kspencer007/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinspencer007/



WEBSITE


Rod Plus Solutions: https://rodplussolutions.com/



Show Notes

In episode 24 of Retail Checks and Balances, Kevin Spencer discusses the importance of leading for the long haul and mastering the art of delegation for leadership longevity. He shares personal experiences and insights on how leaders can sustain their effectiveness over time, emphasizing the impact of delegation on business success and stability. 


Tune in to explore the challenges and pitfalls leaders face in delegation and the significance of longevity in leadership.


TIMESTAMPS

[00:00:43] Leading for the Long Haul.

[00:08:03] Delegation as a Leader's Superpower.

[00:13:46] The Importance of Delegation.


In this episode, Kevin Spencer highlights common challenges that leaders face when it comes to delegation, such as relinquishing control, trust issues, and the fear of losing relevance. However, he stresses the significance of overcoming these obstacles to allow team members to utilize their skills and talents effectively.


Furthermore, Kevin discusses the importance of providing ongoing support and feedback to team members to ensure they have the necessary resources and tools to succeed in their delegated roles. By clearly communicating expectations and desired outcomes, leaders can empower their team members to use their creativity and initiative to achieve goals.


QUOTES

  • “Sometimes we realize as leaders that, our business cannot function without us. And that's not a good thing. In my experience, I've seen leaders get severely ill and then the business starts to fail or leaders pass on and then there's no more business. From my perspective, I don't want to be ever in that position because I want my legacy to live on.”
  • “The power of delegation of authority and the anatomy of it, it's really about trust. You gotta, people are going to make mistakes and even if they do, we have to guide them along the lines of those mistakes.”
  • “It's very essential to provide adequate support and the resources to ensure that team members have the tools they need to succeed. And they got to know that they also have to come to you if they're stuck on something or, you know, guide them along the way of finding that method of success.”



SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS


Kevin Spencer

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kspencer007/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinspencer007/



WEBSITE


Rod Plus Solutions: https://rodplussolutions.com/