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4 Strategies To Master The Art Of Delegation

https://www.fastcompany.com/3045434/4-strategies-to-master-the-art-of-delegation

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4 Strategies To Master The Art Of Delegation
When just getting started, businesses succeed because of their founders' skill and determination. In later stages, businesses succeed because they're well structured and have a plan in place to accommodate growth. Unfortunately, most companies fail to make this transition. The root cause of the problem? It's often too difficult for founders to let go.

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Delegating = letting go

Delegating, or “the art of letting go”, can be one of the hardest things to grasp for a founder who enjoys having their hands in so many projects at once.

While maintaining a daily role in the company is vital, it’s just as critical to make sure you’re not overworking. 

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The art of delegation

  • Clearly define roles and responsibilities, to allow things to flow smoothly.
  • Emphasize accountability: each person has to understand exactly what they’re accountable for in order to grow in a way that benefits both themselves and the company.
  • Democratize decision-making: you don't have to be in every decision-making process.
  • Paint the big picture: understand how even the most (seemingly) menial tasks fit into the overall vision you’ve established.

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