- Consider the three elements of delegation: 1) trusting people to do the job well, 2) verifying progress, and 3) applying consequences. Which of these areas are stronger for you, and which could use work?
- If the first element, trusting your people to do the job well, is weaker, then is issue one of your own delegation approach, or one of having people you trust in key roles?
- If it’s the former, then practice delegating the “what” and not the “how.” What do you notice?
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