In our last post on delegation, we focused on situational leadership and how it impacts the role a leader plays in transferring work and responsibility to others. In this post, the focus will shift to when one should delegate, and when one shouldn’t. Choosing tasks to delegate can be
On October 12, 2000, the USS Cole was attacked while refueling in Yemen’s Aden Harbor. 17 American sailors were killed and 39 more were injured. It was the deadliest attack against a United States naval vessel in over a decade. Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for the attack.
Though the term delegation may be defined consistently as the shifting of responsibility for a task or project from one person (usually a leader or manager) to another, the situations in which it is applied can vary greatly. And in many cases, the leader is doing something very different
I’m embarrassed that it took me so long. And what a difference it made when I finally did it. Ever since I upgraded to Windows 10, my aging PC really slowed down. It also often froze, and even my podcast recordings were becoming compromised.
“So, it's been kind of a long road, but it was a good journey altogether.” Sidney Poitier I have two clients who are a block away from each other in NYC. The walking time between them is measured in seconds and often I can schedule things to allow me to go from one to the other in short order.
Ask the average real estate professional for the three most important elements of a quality property and you will likely get the following response: location, location, and location. Developers can do almost anything to a property to fix it up but they can’t do anything about where it’s located. Often, people will
A painfully familiar reality for today’s nonprofit and business leaders is understaffing. My clients complain about it all the time. “I don’t have enough people on staff to get our work done.” “If I had better people who could be more efficient with their time, I wouldn’t always feel so feel pressured and stressed.”
The need for continuous and inspired parent-child dialogue is about as deep a Jewish value as you will find. For millennia, we have used such communication as a means of inculcating within our offspring a deep sense of religious connection and understanding, while also keeping them focused on proper behaviors and values. In
"The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals." - Melody Beattie Yesterday was New Year’s and, if you are like most people, you took some time to reflect on the outgoing year and set some resolutions for the year ahead. Maybe you decided to make a
It’s a central part of far too many organizations. Bickering. The lack of healthy communication. Folks sitting quietly at their desks, hoping to stay under the radar and not be burdened with more work, let alone someone else’s work. People prioritizing their wants and needs over those of the team, or those of their own team over the organization as a whole.