The Art of Delegation

There truly is no “I” in team, unless of course, you are terrible at delegating responsibility; in which case you actually are a team of one by choice. Delegation is critical to being a successful, healthy leader, yet it’s one of the most challenging aspects as well. As we progress in our careers and take on leadership responsibility, we build more and more confidence in our own abilities. Additionally, we see how we have out-performed our coworkers, which leaves us less confident in their abilities. When this happens, it becomes … Read More

Taking Time for Reflection Is A Smart Investment

We never seem to have enough time. We spend hours reading books or taking classes on time management, only to return to our desks and become slaves to our email, endless meetings and unscheduled coworker drop-ins. As the economy tanked in 2008, layoffs forced employees to do twice the amount of work in the same amount of time. And even though the economy has improved significantly, we are still managing unhealthy workloads. So, it’s no surprise that we’re always trying to find ways to save time in our day. That’s … Read More