How to Delegate
- How to Delegate Work So It Actually Gets Done
Dave sets some expectation with delegation (the person assigned the task may not do it as well as you!), and then six steps on how to do it right, including: 1) Delegate problems, not tasks 2) Coach, don’t instruct
When to Delegate
- How a single conversation with my boss changed my view on delegation and failure
Margaret explains how delegation inherently involves some risk. Delegation helps team members learn new skills, and initially they may do the assigned task slower and less effectively. If there isn't a little bit of "going off the rails" happening, then you're not delegating enough.
Delegation at Early-Stage Startups
- DIY vs Delegate
Fred provides some practical tips on how early-stage founders can get better at delegation, such as: ask investors and other founders for help when you hit 50 team members, and hire a "utility infielder" as your first business hire.