One of the hardest things for some people to do also has the potential to make them much more effective. Smart, competent and driven people are usually ambitious and want to take on all of their tasks and ideas themselves. They feel like they are best suited for the task or that they wouldn’t be able to give proper direction to someone else. These are people who believe strongly the saying: “If you want something done right, you must do it yourself.” If you identify with what was just described, we’ve got a little work to do.
One of the best and most effective ways to maximize your time is to delegate responsibility appropriately. But how do you know when and what to delegate? Here are some tips:
If the answer is yes to these questions, delegation will likely be very effective. Another question a lot of people have is how to properly delegate something. Here are some tips to do that well: