You can’t delegate everything.

You can’t delegate everything.

If you knew you could get away with it, what would you delegate? No one’s job is perfect, there will always be something you have to do that you don’t enjoy. No surprises there, right? That being said there may be some things you could delegate. Yet there...
Micromanaging

Micromanaging

When I was a child, whenever we went out to dinner I’d follow my brother’s lead and fidget. We’d fidget with the cutlery, napkins, condiments … everything. Dad would snap at us but sitting still wasn’t in our nature. Out to dinner one...
Netflix, Decisions and Delegation

Netflix, Decisions and Delegation

Netflix.  I’ve just recently discovered that Netflix-produced shows have only a five-second window before they move on to the next episode automatically. Whereas it looks like other produced shows on Netflix have a, I think, 15 to 20-second gap before they move...
Hurry Slowly

Hurry Slowly

From an old Latin line, festina lente, or hurry slowly, is the notion that if you do things too fast you’re likely to waste time going back to correct mistakes. To hurry slowly is to work carefully and methodically and it’ll be the fastest way to achieve the desired...
The productive benefits of delegating

The productive benefits of delegating

Steve was on the verge of being put into performance management because the management of his team was not going well. Steve couldn’t understand why his team became unengaged when he was promoted into the management position. Results were average, the team was...