Today we explore the power of delegation and why leaders should not be afraid of delegating tasks to their employees. Many leaders feel guilty about giving their team members more work, fearing burnout or the possibility of failure. This mindset can be detrimental to both the leader and their team’s productivity. In this episode, I discuss the essential skills needed to delegate tasks effectively, such as identifying the work to be delegated and clearly defining the desired outcomes.
Listen in as I delve into the steps leaders can take to shift their mindset from feeling burdened to feeling excited about delegating. By getting clear on the work that needs to be delegated and defining the expected outcomes, leaders can ensure that their team members are set up for success. Ultimately, effective delegation can maximize productivity and allow leaders to focus on higher-level tasks, making it a valuable skill for any leader to master.
What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:
- Why you should not be fearful of delegating.
- How to avoid setting your employees up to fail.
- How to move from feeling burdened to feeling excited.
- The importance of shifting our mindset to be more productive.
- Why writing down the tasks you need to be done is beneficial.
Ideas Worth Sharing:It doesn’t matter where you’re at in your career. The bigger you grow, the more people you have to delegate to. – Elisia Keown Click To Tweet Get clear on the work you want to delegate and write down the outcome you want to have from delegating this. – Elisia Keown Click To Tweet When we’re able to step back and look at our reasons for wanting to delegate, we can check that they’re in alignment with what we truly want to do. If they’re not in alignment, this gives us the opportunity to adjust. – Elisia Keown Click To Tweet
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