I need more time! (Ever thought or said this?)
Although we all get the same amount of time daily, it's how we use it that counts.
As I coach and help fellow small business owners, one key area we work in is DELEGATION.
Learning to effectively delegate is an art and a science. It's something I've had to learn and refine in my own businesses over the years.
Through effective delegation, you'll work less, make more and have more time to spend with your loved ones.
Here's a simple but effective place to start if you're not sure what you'd like to delegate.
Embrace the importance of delegation. We explore examples and advantages of delegation - down to the time and money saved by delegating. When you learn how to delegate effectively you'll realize the benefits of delegating - and start looking for even more reasons for delegation in your personal and professional life.
It's time to work smarter, not harder - learn some ways through these delegation tips. Explore delegation techniques. Work smart, not hard and apply how to be more productive.
Brought to you by www.ChrisNiemeyer.com, founder of the FREEDOM Business System.
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As we repeatedly checked several important factors in previous posts, we noted some elements that kept on coming up. So from our deep-dive on creating guidelines for business owners to scale up, we’ve determined the top three duties of an entrepreneur and how to delegate them.
Whether you are in retailing, a tech startup or a service provider, you are the master planner of the venture you’ve decided to take on. When starting out, you should be the one to clearly identify who your customers will be and what your product or service offerings are. You must establish how these deliverables are going to be completed. And finally, you must have a clear view of how are you going to make money out of it.
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Admittedly, learning how to delegate effectively is not something learned overnight. If you are good at what you do, you've likely mastered your craft and have found some ways to be good at other areas of your business. Learning to let go - and the fear of losing control - is real for many entrepreneurs. Delegation takes practice, refinement, and updating. But you have to start! Let's dive in to see why delegating is so effective and ways to get started in learning how to delegate.
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A common mistake leaders make is thinking they can always do things better than their subordinates. As soon as you step inside your office, you check your emails, then the phone rings, then an employee steps in to have you confirm and approve a minute detail about a task that you could have easily passed on, before you know it, you’re running behind schedule. And you haven’t even begun your own schedule.
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