Delegating is nothing more than the transfer of responsibility. Super helpful since no way are you keeping all the balls in the air without a little help. In this episode, I explore why it's so hard to let go and give you top notch management strategies to position your projects for success, empower your team and free up your valuable time and energy.
Relinquish control. Seems simple, but for real- do it! Will there be conflicts that arise- yup. Navigating those, not avoiding them at great personal cost is what makes you a good leader.
Assign the right task to the right person with clear parameters. Let them know what resources are available to help them and give them the psychological safety to use those resources.
Give people aligned work that also stretches them so they feel motivated.
Provide a safe space to fail where lessons can be learned and course corrections made. Help others be solution oriented and take accountability for doing things different next time.
Resist the urge to pitch in and do anything that you could delegate.
By delegating, you are modeling what healthy work behavior looks like to your team.