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Delegation Isn't Easy

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Delegation Isn't Easy

  1. 1. © CEO Focus 2007<br />Delegation Isn’t Easy<br />
  2. 2. © University of CEO 2010<br />We aren’t IBM<br /><ul><li>Small businesses need to delegate differently
  3. 3. There is no HR Director down the hall</li></li></ul><li>Delegation for SMBs<br /><ul><li>What works is counterintuitive
  4. 4. Entrepreneurialism vs. Impatience
  5. 5. Quality of staff issues
  6. 6. Cost of Delegation
  7. 7. Betting on Yourself</li></ul>© University of CEO 2010<br />
  8. 8. © CEO Focus 2007<br />Delegation for SMBs<br />
  9. 9. What works is counterintuitive<br /><ul><li>Mentality in delegation is ½ the battle
  10. 10. “You do it” doesn’t work
  11. 11. All the textbooks are for Big Business
  12. 12. Leave out key factors
  13. 13. Do it “by the book” and you will fail</li></ul>© University of CEO 2010<br />
  14. 14. Entrepreneurial Impatience<br /><ul><li>A healthy sense of impatience makes you a great entrepreneur
  15. 15. Flip side of same coin is…….
  16. 16. Also makes you a lousy delegator</li></ul>© University of CEO 2010<br />
  17. 17. Quality of staff issues<br /><ul><li>SMBs tend to hire less seasoned help
  18. 18. More difficult to delegate to less seasoned staff
  19. 19. Less formal training in small businesses</li></ul>© University of CEO 2010<br />
  20. 20. Cost of Delegation<br /><ul><li>Mindset: Doing it myself costs $0
  21. 21. Delegating work costs real money……my money</li></ul>© University of CEO 2010<br />
  22. 22. Betting on yourself<br /><ul><li>All delegation involves placing a bet
  23. 23. I bet I can use the time I gain to make more money than it costs me to delegate to you
  24. 24. Hard to gauge sometimes
  25. 25. Risk aversion
  26. 26. Overly cost conservative</li></ul>© University of CEO 2010<br />
  27. 27. © CEO Focus 2007<br />Solution<br />
  28. 28. 98/2 Delegation Process©<br /><ul><li>Designed by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs
  29. 29. Turns soft skill such and turns into process</li></ul>© University of CEO 2010<br />

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