6 Ways to Hone Your Delegation Skills

By Hallie Crawford

Delegating is a sign of strength and leadership. How do you know if you are doing it correctly?

While many business professionals in leadership positions know the importance of delegating, many struggle with carrying it out. Some feel that they are the only ones who can correctly accomplish a task, others feel that their job could be jeopardized if someone completes their tasks more effectively and others simply just aren’t sure where to start.

If you feel this way, you aren’t alone. According to a Gallup study, 75 percent of employer entrepreneurs have limited-to-low levels of delegator talent. For your department to grow, it is necessary to delegate. And if you are hoping to continue to advance up the career ladder, you will want to train someone to eventually take over your job.

Click here for helpful tips on how to start delegating more effectively.