Have you ever tried handing off a work task but were frustrated because it took too long or wasn’t done correctly? You probably made one of the 5 common delegation mistakes that we cover in this episode. We show you how to avoid these mistakes, overcome 4 common limiting beliefs people have about delegation, share some of the expensive costs of ineffective delegation, and show you the 3 critical components you absolutely must have if you want your delegated work to get done correctly and on time.
- Frustrations that cause people to not want to delegate work [2:01]
- What delegation really means [4:57]
- Overcoming the 4 common limiting beliefs that people have about delegation [12:06]
- The value of understanding how your colleagues work [18:16]
- Delegation from the point of view of the CEO of a business [23:48]
- Why acceptance criteria is so important when delegating tasks [31:32]
- The unexpected costs of bad delegation [33:15]
- The 3 critical components your tasks MUST have when delegating effectively [38:52]
- Resources for creating standard operating procedures [47:15]
- How to set the definition of done for delegated work [51:02]
- How to get started if you’re just beginning with delegation [57:35]
- Common delegation mistakes to avoid [1:01:37]
- Conative Connection: Uncovering the Link Between Who You Are and How You Perform
- Paid to Think: A Leader’s Toolkit for Redefining Your Future
- Work the System: The Simple Mechanics of Making More and Working Less
- Tapes (MacOS)
- The CEO’s Secret to Productivity: An Executive Assistant (TPS143)
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