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How to delegate
to people you don’t manage
You have an important task where could
use other people’s support
Think a rough plan how to get there - this
is “your idea...
In today’s world people have increasing discretion on what they do
This is the opportunity for you to get people involved ...
Nobody wants to be delegated tasks by you
But some may be willing to be part of your vision
Use their discretionary time f...
Ask what they want to get out of that, maybe:
✴A challenge that furthers their skills
✴Be part of an achievement
✴Or recog...
1. Don’t “delegate” - listen:
✴Don’t try to push through your initial idea at any cost
✴Let others contribute to the idea ...
2. Don’t “delegate” - collaborate:
✴You are not the boss
✴Treat your supporters as peers
✴Remain the leader of this pack b...
3. Don’t “delegate” - energise:
✴Be a role-model
✴Show your commitment
✴Show the path and vision
✴Remove obstacles
✴Energi...
4. Don’t “delegate” - share:
✴Share the good stuff, not
just the boring
✴Share the interesting tasks
✴Share your vision
✴S...
5. Don’t “delegate” - empower:
✴Give people wiggle room and accept occasional failure
✴It is better to fail often initiall...
6. Don’t “delegate” - support:
✴You want others to support your great ideas?
✴Support others! Reciprocate the favor
✴Take ...
7. Don’t “delegate” - communicate:
✴Communicate your great idea and see how people react
✴Get support from people you hadn...
8. Don’t “delegate” - do:
✴Key to delegation is not to selfishly give boring tasks to others
✴Sometimes do the less exciti...
9. Don’t “delegate” - appreciate:
✴Acknowledge the contribution of others
✴Appreciate other’s contributions and give appro...
THE BEST
Companies increasingly promote people that show natural
leadership talents. Being able to NOT delegate but LEAD w...
PRACTICE
These tips are a starting point, just like any other skill you will need to develop
them over time by deliberate ...
Have you ever seen a football player
getting great by watching a thousand
football matches?
Get off your couch and kick th...
Like this?
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  1. 1. How to delegate to people you don’t manage
  2. 2. You have an important task where could use other people’s support Think a rough plan how to get there - this is “your idea” or “your vision”
  3. 3. In today’s world people have increasing discretion on what they do This is the opportunity for you to get people involved even if they do not report to you
  4. 4. Nobody wants to be delegated tasks by you But some may be willing to be part of your vision Use their discretionary time for this
  5. 5. Ask what they want to get out of that, maybe: ✴A challenge that furthers their skills ✴Be part of an achievement ✴Or recognition and appreciation
  6. 6. 1. Don’t “delegate” - listen: ✴Don’t try to push through your initial idea at any cost ✴Let others contribute to the idea and vision ✴Be open-minded, put your ego in the background and listen ✴Disengage others early and you will get no support
  7. 7. 2. Don’t “delegate” - collaborate: ✴You are not the boss ✴Treat your supporters as peers ✴Remain the leader of this pack by showing your commitment ✴By being a role-model ✴By putting your own extra-time into it
  8. 8. 3. Don’t “delegate” - energise: ✴Be a role-model ✴Show your commitment ✴Show the path and vision ✴Remove obstacles ✴Energise others
  9. 9. 4. Don’t “delegate” - share: ✴Share the good stuff, not just the boring ✴Share the interesting tasks ✴Share your vision ✴Share the glory ✴Share information ✴But also share the responsibility and accountability
  10. 10. 5. Don’t “delegate” - empower: ✴Give people wiggle room and accept occasional failure ✴It is better to fail often initially so long you are willing to learn ✴You will be surprised how great the results will be
  11. 11. 6. Don’t “delegate” - support: ✴You want others to support your great ideas? ✴Support others! Reciprocate the favor ✴Take time to get them closer to their goals ✴You will build rapport and an ongoing alliance ✴Build a powerful informal team that solves the departments biggest problems
  12. 12. 7. Don’t “delegate” - communicate: ✴Communicate your great idea and see how people react ✴Get support from people you hadn’t expected ✴Check the reasons behind criticism: ✴Is there a flaw in your ideas? ✴Does someone feel threatened (involve them and leverage their knowledge)?
  13. 13. 8. Don’t “delegate” - do: ✴Key to delegation is not to selfishly give boring tasks to others ✴Sometimes do the less exciting parts of a project yourself ✴This will dramatically boost your credibility, integrity ✴And unlock other’s energy that they were holding back until they saw you are willing to do some grunt work yourself
  14. 14. 9. Don’t “delegate” - appreciate: ✴Acknowledge the contribution of others ✴Appreciate other’s contributions and give appropriate feedback ✴Honest appreciation builds rapport - an essential ingredient to team success
  15. 15. THE BEST Companies increasingly promote people that show natural leadership talents. Being able to NOT delegate but LEAD will pave the road for your future success.
  16. 16. PRACTICE These tips are a starting point, just like any other skill you will need to develop them over time by deliberate practice, reflection, improvement and repeat.
  17. 17. Have you ever seen a football player getting great by watching a thousand football matches? Get off your couch and kick the ball!
  18. 18. Like this? Get this and a ton of other free stuff. Click the link below: http://www.timesmartme.com/ freestuff/

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