Growing, learning and improving are details that come fairly natural for most business owners, however, there comes a time when we become so engrossed in our day-to-day operations that we become blind to certain areas.
If you have been blessed with an uber fast growing business (like I was with my baby stores), you can easily become either superb at delegating daily tasks and activities or sadly drowning in the details.
The wikipedia definition of delegating is "the handing of a task from a superior to a subordinate, h
Resources Required - to complete the task
Expectations For results - from all involved
Appoint the designated individual
Deadlines clarified -by all parties
Offer guidleines, resources, assistance
Follow progress (utlimately YOU are responsible)
Feedback on Results
Be creative in choosing levels of delegated responsibility, and always check with the other person that they are comfortable with your designated level. Your staff are generally MORE capable than you expected!
Leah Chevallier, serial entrepreneur in the Juvenile Industry sharing insight, success and 18 years of award winning retail experience! Took $2000 Micro-credit loan and turned it into $30 million!