Category Archive: Delegation

Who’s Got the Monkey

Full disclosure: This post is an excuse to show our youngest granddaughter with the screaming monkey. Audiences love “Who’s got the monkey” stories. The idea is based on a 1974 HBR article by… Continue reading

12 Sentences that Prevent Reverse Delegation

Reverse delegation happens when delegated tasks end up back in your bucket. Reverse delegation stalls the trajectory of your career, the growth of your team, and the success of your organization. Why reverse… Continue reading

Over-engaged Leaders Produce Disengaged Teams

Over-engaged leaders work way too hard. Over-engaged leaders produce disengaged teams. Work to make space for others, if you’re an over-engaged leader. Over-engaged leaders: Love check lists. Don’t dive into problem-solving without exploring… Continue reading

10 Steps to Doing Less and Getting More Done

You’re stressed out and over worked because it takes skill and courage to delegate effectively. You’ve reached your highest potential, if you’re maxed out and you refuse to delegate. 10 reasons delegating is difficult:… Continue reading

6 Secrets Wise Leaders Know About the Power of Delegating

The ability to delegate is the power to build a future bigger than yourself. 6 secrets wise leaders know about delegating: Wise leaders know that delegating includes people development and relationship building. Effective delegating: Builds… Continue reading

4 Ways to Work Less

Ego causes leaders to over-estimate their own talent and underestimate the talent of others. Ego makes leaders over-manage and under-lead. 4 ways to work less: #1. Who: Don’t ask, “What can I do?” Ask,… Continue reading