If you want something done right, do it yourself. That’s the mindset of many entrepreneurs – at least in the beginning. After all, if you’ve built a successful company, chances are you don’t want anybody messing with it.
However, if you want to keep growing your business to new levels of success, you can’t keep doing everything yourself. Delegating allows you to focus your time and energy on the big-picture aspects of your organization – like vision, values and leadership. It also allows people on your team to learn new skills, have new experiences, and better understand where you’re taking the company – making them even more valuable to your organization.
The logic is indisputable, yet many entrepreneurs limit their success by refusing to delegate. If you’re having trouble letting go, here are a few tips to help you ease into it:
Ready to start delegating so that your business can grow and flourish? If so, you’ll be happier … and so will your employees and investors!
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Number one sign/symptom of distrust: micromanagement. You’ve listed 3 excellent places to begin the shift, Randy. Well written.