Expert Insights on Delegation

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There is always more work than there is time, so smart people learn how to delegate. Figuring out the who, what, and when of delegating can simplify your workload instantly.


  • Acquire insights on the importance of developing simplification as a habit to ensure that the focus always remains on critical and high-value tasks.
    Acquire insights on how to become a more effective delegator.
    Acquire insights on keys to effective delegation.
    Acquire insights on the importance of delegating to ensure the people under you learn and grow.
    Acquire insights on how to delegate to team members based or their skills and capabilities to ensure success.
    Acquire insights on using the ASKART model for assigning people to ensure that they succeed.
    Acquire insights on how to effectively delegate by ensuring that the person understands the importance of the work they are doing and your expectations.
  • Acquire insights on how to end a conversation effectively to ensure that you get what you asked for.
    Acquire insights on using the wince conversation to effectively delegate tasks.
    Acquire insights on how to delegate tasks and empower others.
    Acquire insights on how to delegate.
    Acquire insights on how to become a better delegator.
    Acquire insights on the importance of learning the art of delegation for women.
    Acquire insights on letting go of micromanaging to yield stronger, smarter employees and better results.


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    1.  Simplification as a Habit
    1m 44s
    Maintaining focus on essential; high-value tasks requires making simplification not an event but a habit. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Becoming A More Effective Delegator
    2m 9s
    You don't get better by delegating more—you get better by delegating more effectively. That means talking with employees about their responsibilities and yours. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Keys to Effective Delegation
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    Delegate results; not methods or tasks. Explain the context and what the outcome should be; but not how to get there. Agree on resources and a general approach. Then ask how they feel about it. Agree on how and how often you will be informed of progress. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Training Through Delegating
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    It’s generally easier to do something yourself than to hand it off to someone else to do – particularly if you’ve been doing the task well for a long time and you’re a Type A personality. But if you don’t learn to delegate; Cheryl Gray says; the people under you won’t grow. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Delegating
    4m 45s
    Delegate to team members according to their capabilities; with checkpoints and milestones. Define what needs to be done; but not how. Depending on his or her experience; let the team member bring you a recommendation; options; or baseline information. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Remember ASKART before Assigning People
    If you know a person’s Attitudes; Skills; and Knowledge (ASK); you know what Activities; Roles; and Tasks (ART) you can assign to that person where he or she can succeed. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Delegate: Give the What and the Why
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    Effective delegation requires not only delegating to the best person for the work but also ensuring that person understands the importance of the work and your expectations. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Do You have Any Questions?
    3m 57s
    Typically; when you tell someone to do something; you end by asking; “Do you have any questions?” and they say “No.” Instead; ask; “What are you going to do first?” or; “What am I expecting?” Also; break long assignments into pieces with short deadlines. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Delegation: Use the Wince Conversation
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    When you delegate; ask the person to explain back what they will do; and how they want you to be if they go off track and you need to step in. Then repeat what they say. This makes it easier for you to confront people when they do go off track. You wince and remind them. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  How to Delegate Tasks and Empower Others
    4m 44s
    Do you really understand how to empower your team? Liz Wiseman explains how to relinquish control and let others take over. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  How to Delegate
    3m 28s
    Managers need to learn to delegate, otherwise they never have time to think strategically. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Better Delegation
    4m 27s
    Better delegation starts with overcoming the primary reason you avoid it in the first and then reframing what delegation is all about. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Delegation Equals Freedom
    2m 52s
    Because women are taught that they can do everything themselves, they often don't want to delegate. What they may not realize, however, is that delegation gives them the support they need. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Admit That You’re a Micromanager and Kick the Habit
    5m 14s
    Micromanaging might feel good, but letting go yields stronger, smarter employees and better results. FREE ACCESS


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