Delegating: The Key to Advancing Your Career

July 30, 2024
12:00 PM PDT | 03:00 PM EDT
60 Minutes
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Delegation is a vital skill for leaders that can greatly impact personal and organizational success. However, many individuals struggle to delegate effectively due to various misconceptions and fears.

This session aims to help you understand the benefits of delegation, overcome common challenges, and acquire practical strategies to delegate tasks and responsibilities successfully.

Topics addressed:

Making the shift from doing to delegating: Learn to transition from being solely focused on your individual contributions to embracing the role of a delegating leader. Learn the art of leveraging resources and empowering others to achieve greater results.

Why most people think delegation doesn’t work: We’ll explore the common misconceptions surrounding delegation and debunk the myths that hinder its effectiveness. PLUS, we’ll identify potential obstacles to delegation and learn techniques to overcome them.

Assessment: Your leadership style plays a major role in shifting from being a super-sized individual contributor to a leader who empowers and delegates effectively.

Discussion: Holding on to power actually diminishes your career. Behold the power of embracing delegation: career advancement, increased productivity, and improved work-life balance.

How to choose what to delegate: How to prioritize tasks and determine which ones are suitable for delegation.

How to choose whom to delegate to: Evaluating team members' capabilities, strengths, and areas where they need to “stretch” to identify suitable candidates for delegation. Match tasks with individuals' skill sets and provide opportunities for growth and development.

How to have the delegation conversation: Learn practical communication skills to initiate delegation conversations with clarity and confidence. Set expectations, establish clear objectives, and provide necessary support and resources to ensure successful delegation.

Follow up and follow through to ensure delegation success: Follow-up is the key to ensuring delegated tasks are executed effectively. Learn techniques for providing feedback, addressing challenges, and offering support throughout the delegation process.

Why should you Attend: If you are a manager who does not delegate, you are missing out on the opportunity to build your own capacity and also build capabilities in your employees. In this session we'll talk about why you want to make delegation a regular part of your management repertoire and the process by which to determine what to delegate and whom to delegate to.

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Making the shift from doing to delegating
  • Why most people think delegation doesn’t work
  • Assessment: are you a leader or a super-sized individual contributor?
  • Discussion: How holding on to power actually diminishes your career
  • How to choose what to delegate
  • How to choose whom to delegate to
  • How to have the delegation conversation
  • Follow up and follow through to ensure delegation success

Who Will Benefit:
  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Senior Managers

Dr. Nanette Miner is a speaker, author, and learning strategist. She is the Founder of, and Managing Consultant for, The Training Doctor, a boutique consultancy that specializes in customized curriculum design; now celebrating its 32nd year.
As a scholar-practitioner, she has authored books on various aspects of business management, marketing, and employee development, and has been published in, or quoted by Huffington Post, Fast Company, the BBC, and numerous industry and trade journals.
Dr. Miner has a doctorate in Adult Learning Theory and a passion for workplace learning - where time is of the essence and performance is non-negotiable.

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