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Delegating Your Business The Right Way

Lisa Larter | Posted 01.11.2017 | Business
Lisa Larter

When I first began using Periscope regularly I was so excited about its potential that my team and I hadn't worked out exactly how I could re-use the ...

The Joy of Being Wrong When a Subordinate Disagrees With You

George Bradt | Posted 12.28.2016 | Business
George Bradt

My favorite leadership moments have come when people that worked for me disagreed with me, chose their way and proved me wrong. These happened when we...

The Top 20 People Who Matter Most This Quarter

Emily Morgan | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
Emily Morgan

What is Top 20 and why is it important? Top 20 is a concept taught by Strategic Coach but is applicable for any business leader. Your Top 20 group...

The Top 20 People Who Matter Most This Quarter

Emily Morgan | Posted 11.18.2016 | Business
Emily Morgan

What is Top 20 and why is it important? Top 20 is a concept inspired by Strategic Coach's Top 20 Club™ concept and is applicable for any business...

The Challenge with Time Famish and 3 Ways to Cope

Allison Volk | Posted 09.28.2016 | Arts
Allison Volk

In Arianna Huffington's book, Thrive, she talks about the concept of "time famish": essentially, it's the sense that you're starving for time. Not eno...

Two-Way Time Management For Senior Executives

George Bradt | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
George Bradt

There comes a moment in every rising executive's career at which they lose control of their time. This is the flip side of the important versus urgent...

How to Take a Vacation

Susan Scott | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Susan Scott

You know that trip you've always wanted to take? That experience you've always wanted to have? That place you've always wanted to go? What are you waiting for? Go there!

Asking For Help

David B. Nast | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

Some people think asking for help is a sign of weakness. Others believe if you want something done right, do it yourself. Reject these notions.

Career Woman to Caregiver

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

As I sat at my desk October 23rd, 2015 I began to devise a plan to off-board my managerial position at a large public serving institution I realized t...

6 Steps To Better Delegating

Rudy Vidal | Posted 03.23.2017 | Business
Rudy Vidal

Delegating has great impact on productivity and morale, but it's harder than it seems. Most leaders don't rely enough on delegation because it doesn't provide consistent results. What is usually inconsistent is their ability to delegate well.

A Primer on Central Bank Independence

Stephen G. Cecchetti | Posted 12.03.2016 | Business
Stephen G. Cecchetti

Central bank independence is controversial. It requires the delegation of powerful authority to a group of unelected officials. In a democracy, this anomaly naturally raises questions of legitimacy. It also raises fears of the concentration of power in the hands of a select few.

How to Use Time Blocking Effectively to Get More Done

Emily Morgan | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Emily Morgan

The key here is to develop a balance that works for you, so that you are embracing the system and using it and not feeling confined by it. It's ok to allow yourself some flexibility as you move throughout your day!

How to Engage Your Next Remote Support Resource

Emily Morgan | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Emily Morgan

Making the commitment to engage support is the first step towards the continued growth of your company. Now that you've made that choice, the next step is to identify the best support resource for your specific needs.

7 Reasons to Plan for Succession in Your Family Business Today

Shuly Oletzky | Posted 10.04.2016 | Business
Shuly Oletzky

Creating a succession plan makes the future of your business and your intentions clear to everyone involved. Understanding intentions seems simple and of little impact, but the importance of knowing what the current president or CEO wants cannot be stressed enough.

14 Reasons Why People Cannot or Will Not Delegate Responsibilities

Matthew Dicks | Posted 08.06.2016 | Business
Matthew Dicks

I am a delegation junkie. Whenever possible, I assign tasks and responsibilities originally assigned to me onto others. In no place does this happen more than my classroom. If you ask my former students, they will tell you that as a teacher, my goal is to do nothing.

Changing Confrontations to Conversations

Terri Wallin | Posted 04.20.2015 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

People who embrace confrontation have J.R. Ewing in the old Dallas TV show as their poster child. They are not happy unless the organization is in turmoil.

Stop Robbing Yourself and Others of Growth: The Art of Delegation

Terri Wallin | Posted 04.05.2015 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

Executives are often promoted without being equipped to take on the role. Overwhelmed by new responsibilities some abandon their mission and dive into the foxholes of familiar work. Meanwhile their subordinates wander aimlessly.

Learn to Delegate

Dr. Roger H. Hull | Posted 03.10.2015 | College
Dr. Roger H. Hull

Leaders delegate. It is that simple. If leaders do not delegate, they do not lead long--or, at the very least, not very well. By delegating, more--mu...

Every Leader Must Delegate Well: 4 Tips to Become Effective

Steve Caldwell | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business
Steve Caldwell

I've observed time and time again that so many new (and some not so new) managers struggle with delegating. They've never been taught that it means more than giving your subordinates "stuff off your to do list."

In Delegation We Trust?

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Delegation is a foreign concept for many who think that they need to hold all of the cards or to have their spoons in every pot. Those who are willing to share responsibility may not invest the time into doing so strategically or may not even know how to go about it.

Core Leadership: Why Delegation Is Essential to Growth

Jane D. Wurwand | Posted 04.27.2014 | Women
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.

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Choose the Right Vendor For Your Business

Yaniv Masjedi | Posted 09.24.2013 | Small Business
Yaniv Masjedi

Dive deep by setting up a meeting with your management team and department heads to hash out what you love, hate and want. What is on your wish list?

Never Let Anyone Extinguish Your Sparkle

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 05.04.2013 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Finding your sweet spot in the career world can be daunting, but the responsibility lies with you alone to play to your strengths and honor your passions in the job you are in or the job you may be seeking.

When Delegating Feels Like More Work for You

Lauren Bacon | Posted 04.22.2013 | Small Business
Lauren Bacon

A lot of bosses are terrible at delegating. Yes, the first time you delegate, it will cost you more time and energy than if you did it yourself. But before long, all it takes is the effort to forward the email, stop at their desk, shoot them an instant message. "Could you take care of this?" "Sure." Done.

Work Less, Create More Value: The Art of Delegating

George Bradt | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business
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.