You ever dream about a promotion for so long and then once you have it, you immediately have second thoughts? It happens to a lot of people, especially when that promotion now involves being responsible for other people’s work.
Suddenly you can’t just focus on the things you have to do, but instead you have to be concerned about the performance of a whole team. It’s stressful and can feel like you have multiple jobs at times, but there is one thing that can alleviate the pressure: delegation.
Delegating well effectively adds more time/output to your day, and who wouldn’t want that? It doesn’t come naturally for everyone, but if you apply these five tips from the post below (link to guest article I wrote for Brazen Careerist), you will see results in a hurry.
If you have other strategies you use when delegating, please share in the comments or by dropping me an email.
On a slightly related note, I’ve been discussing with people on my email list about the possibility of a course on how to get into management consulting, but it’d be great to get a few more (positive or negative) before deciding whether or not to proceed. You can weigh in here – it’s a perfect opportunity to have a course tailored specifically with the content you want: