Do you have a good team around you who is fully capable of getting things done? However, instead of delegating, you try to do almost everything by yourself? If that sounds like you, there’s a better way.
Delegating tasks can be so tough for some people. They act like micro-managers who ensure that they see, do, and be everything and it is difficult for them to let others share the load or the glory. Is this control-freak you?
You may have tried to delegate tasks in the past. Perhaps the quality of work wasn’t good enough to suit your standards so you ended up redoing everything. There’s no sense in delegating tasks in the first place if you know you’ll end up redoing them, right?
Here are three problems you might be using as excuses for not delegating:
If you’re facing these challenges, it may be time to look at some strategies you can use to find success in delegating.
Consider using these delegation techniques:
You can still be in control of the final report by pulling all the data together into a solid finished project.
Instead of being a control-freak on your next project, decide now to delegate some of the responsibilities. Look for ways to use the talents of your co-workers in the future. Working with a team and delegating tasks to them will certainly make your job much easier and the atmosphere at work much better for everyone.