1 simple delegation tip from the Inca trail

1 simple delegation tip from the Inca trail

Reading Time: 3 minutes | I was using walking poles in Peru, which reminded me about an important delegation tip. It’s a delegation tip you could use to get more from your team, be less stressed and make your firm more resilient to problems. I recently spent time walking up Machu Picchu,...
How to delegate effectively not cause another traffic jam.

How to delegate effectively not cause another traffic jam.

Reading Time: 2 minutes | The owners of many small firms create their own bottlenecks (or traffic jams) inside their firms, because they don’t know how to delegate effectively. Here are 2 tips on how to delegate effectively and a huge (related) moan about buses! I don’t normally moan,...
3 delegation skills and a confession

3 delegation skills and a confession

Reading Time: 3 minutes | You got your meal but the order wasn’t exactly as expected…Is that bad? I was offered scrambled egg on crumpets (don’t ask why, sounded like a good idea at the time), I got what I ordered, but not as expected. This simple experience made me think about my...
THE two critical words to improve delegation

THE two critical words to improve delegation

Reading Time: 3 minutes | You can make a huge difference to what you get from your team by improving your delegation skills. There are two small words that make a big change in what you ask them. Delegating more effectively and the way you work with your team is a vital skill in getting more...
50% of professionals can’t delegate!

50% of professionals can’t delegate!

Reading Time: 3 minutes | All good leaders understand that they can get more done by having motivated staff working for them and that motivation is rarely about money. Delegation and motivation are frequently linked, here are 10 ideas to help you delegate more effectively. 50% of owners...
Delegating or controlling?

Delegating or controlling?

Reading Time: 2 minutes | Are you a control freak, or are you good at delegating? Most business owners are too worried about control that their attempts at delegating fall flat. Then they spend more time working, getting frustrated with staff and have a less stable business. What’s it...