Small Biz Tip: People Management: Being an Efficient Delegator

Tips from August 3, 2009 The Small Business tips today discuss people management: being an efficient delegator. Evaluate strengths & weaknesses of your staff to effectively delegate work. Match their skills & talents to the work you assign. Ask yourself if your employees are READY & ABLE to take on tasks you delegate. Look at the history of their work & worth ethic. Understand the scope of their current duties.  Dumping more & more work on an already busy employee only demotivates them. Don't delegate all your work to "workhorses." They will burn out from too much work & not allow others to demonstrate abilities. Daily Overview: Give people assignments you both know they can handle, but also delegate work they can/should learn to do. [Read Full Article]