61 STASHED IDEAS
“Most people aren’t paralyzed by rejection " they’re paralyzed by the thought of rejection. The sooner you learn that being told no hurts a helluva lot less than not knowing, the better!”
So keep reminding yourself that no one’s coming to save you and keep giving yourself permission to create your own green lights in life. It’s true what they say that the more nos you collect, the easier it becomes to get to the yeses that matter.
Gates admits delegating didn’t come easy to him in the early days of Microsoft. He knew his obsession with programming wasn’t sustainable if the company was to scale, so he had to consciously trust other people’s ability to write software.
As Microsoft grew, so did his management responsibilities. Gates soon realized that he had to learn to delegate his weaknesses like managing the people side of the business.
If your responsibilities have outgrown your capacity to handle them, the first pillar to successful delegation is to have a great team around you who can handle the task.
When someone’s communication breaks down, when they stop answering calls and doing their normal duties, it’s not usually a good sign for their wellbeing. Depressed people often avoid and put off communication. I’ve seen otherwise great friendships and careers totally implode because a person started ghosting everyone, including their boss and their partner.
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