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Delegating

7 Tips On How To Avoid Burnout

Sophie Andrews | Posted 11.25.2016 | Home
Sophie Andrews

As an entrepreneur, you are constantly "on". Not only do you have your hands full with the day to day operations of your business, but everyone in you...

3 Reasons Why Nearshore Sourcing Might Be A Better Fit Than Outsourcing

Megan Brame-Finkelstein | Posted 08.18.2016 | Home
Megan Brame-Finkelstein

Outsourcing closer to home than India or the Philippines in order to have more business being handled on (or around) the same timezone is a good way to take a leap into delegating work that you shouldn't be doing anyhow.

The Pep Talk Every Business Owner Needs to Hear Right Now

John Bowen | Posted 08.09.2016 | Home
John Bowen

As entrepreneurs, we can easily feel like the "odd man out"--unsure of what makes us tick and how to make our unique personalities work for us and our companies.

5 Ways Finding the Right Fiverr Gig is Like Finding the Right Realtor and How Not to Be Frustrated by Either!

Lee Davenport | Posted 09.01.2016 | Home
Lee Davenport

The process of finding the right designer on Fiverr feels interestingly similar to finding the right real estate agent. Here's how to do both well.

Why Good Enough Is Generally Good Enough

George Bradt | Posted 05.06.2016 | Home
George Bradt

Focus has two sides -- what you're going to focus on and what you are not going to focus on. People generally do a better job of picking what to do than they do in picking what not to do.

Transformational Leaders Overcome the Tyranny of the Urgent

Terri Wallin | Posted 11.24.2014 | Home
Terri Wallin

No matter how much we plan to accomplish in a day, the tyranny of the urgent seems to take over. Each circumstance provides the opportunity to take you away from any planning for the day, week and sometimes month.

Time Management for the Self-Employed

Debbe Daley | Posted 10.18.2014 | Home
Debbe Daley

If simple everyday work tasks are becoming daunting and difficult to accomplish due to the lack of available time in the day, developing an effective work plan for your business is a necessity.

Core Leadership: Why Delegation Is Essential to Growth

Jane D. Wurwand | Posted 04.27.2014 | Home
Jane D. Wurwand

Only by letting go of certain details and delegating them to fellow team members to handle that the company had the opportunity to truly grow. If I had clung on to the day-to-day details, or if I was a micro-manager, would my company be the success that it is today? The simple truth is no.

5 Tasks Small Business Owners Should Be Delegating Right Now

Posted 06.16.2015 | Home

This post is by Goldman Sachs as part of their sponsorship of The Huffington Post's What Is Working: Small Businesses Leading a small business requ...

5 Excuses Parents Need To Stop Making

Christine Koh | Posted 06.11.2013 | Home
Christine Koh

When you become a parent, your priorities naturally shift. But that doesn't mean you should disappear.

Work Less, Create More Value: The Art of Delegating

George Bradt | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home
George Bradt

Working harder is often counter-productive. If the scope of what you're trying to accomplish is too much to get done in a high quality way, say "no" to some of the less important items and non-value-adding steps.

Less Than Perfect -- I'm a Single Mom

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home
Rayanne Thorn

Letting Go. Learning to let go is a difficult accomplishment for most. Yep, I'm calling it an accomplishment, because it is one -- if you can do it. ...

For Optimal Caregiving, Do This

Tory Zellick | Posted 01.07.2013 | Home
Tory Zellick

I was a caregiving hermit. Haunted by what-if scenarios, I was forever by my mother's side, attending to her every need, terrified to leave for even a few minutes.