Tag Archive: Delegation

7 Ways to Gain Authority

Those who constantly demand and use authority don’t deserve it. Thoreau said, “Any fool can make a rule…” Longing for authority reveals a deep sense of powerlessness, unwillingness to defend ideas, and lack… Continue reading

The Dirty Truth About Acting Without Permission

You say you want people to act without asking permission. In truth, you want them to do what you want them to do without being told. How many times have you said, “Just… Continue reading

Leading a Team for the First Time

Leading a team for the first time is exhilarating and stressful. If you aren’t nervous, you’re oblivious. Confidence: Real confidence is rooted in your ability to try, learn, persist, work hard, and deliver results. That’s… Continue reading

How to Ignore Others

Curt said, “I turn away when they load accident victims in the back. If I looked, the medical team would probably have another patient. I don’t want to know what’s going on back… Continue reading

Buffet and Bennis on Delegating

***** Mediocre leaders can’t or won’t delegate. Delegating may be the most unglamorous part of leadership. I woke up this morning with three things on my mind, delegating an important role in the… Continue reading

How to go Further Faster – Guaranteed

Image source Leaders are control freaks that struggle to let go. You go further faster when you pass the baton; sadly, you hinder your influence and effectiveness when you don’t. You’ll always be… Continue reading