Category Archive: Delegation

Five Tested Techniques for Achieving Results Through Others

The organization I lead just closed the books on a fresh initiative that reflects an important leadership principle; the less you do the more you get done. I coached the lead person of… Continue reading

The less You do the More you get Done

Image source Theodore Roosevelt said, “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good (people) to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with… Continue reading

Supporting a new lead person

Image source Little League International headquarters is in the community where I live. Every year, the nonprofit organization I lead participates with Little League’s Kid’s Day. It’s held in the museum. Our volunteers… Continue reading

Bottleneck busters

During a client meeting, I suggested that a web application might solve their bottleneck. The Director of Operations leaned forward with interest. He hadn’t thought of that option. Then he slowly leaned back… Continue reading

Great Leaders Make Others Great

“Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great,” Mark Twain. The most important thing The leaders greatest challenge isn’t leading, it’s making others great. Settle for nothing less than growing leaders… Continue reading

Three styles that take you there

Paul Thornton believes successful managers practice and master three core management styles. Directing — Discussing — Delegating Directing includes defining deliverables, establishing timelines, and explaining how you want something done. Vague directions produce… Continue reading