Five ways to successfully improve your poor delegation skills

Wednesday 02 September 2020
No manager can do everything all the time, including you. This is where delegation comes in, but increasingly people find it difficult to allocate key tasks to staff effectively.

Much like learning to ride a bike for the first time, or sitting on your first rollercoaster theme park ride, delegation requires managers to give up an element of their control. And if you’re a meticulous individual who likes everything to be ‘just right’ or perhaps a cautious manager who wants to impress senior executives, this can be scary thought.

Then there’s the doubts that can enter a manager’s thinking; do I really want to take the time to explain this to someone else? Or would it just be faster to do it myself? I love doing the designs for the website, won't I miss it if I give it up?

This is primarily because delegation in the workplace often involves giving your colleague the right to make decisions that are officially tied to your role and for which you are ultimately responsible.

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