Leadership By Delegation
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"The Professor" Pritch Pritchard breaks down all the benefits of delegation, a true sign of leadership. For this podcast, we define Delegation as: "Dividing up responsibilities in order to be most efficient in the chain of command. Giving control, authority and responsibility to another person as an opportunity to provide value." Delegating, when done correctly, is a whole lot more than just telling people what to do. A quite example of leadership.

04:10 Saves time
05:21 Reduce burnout
06:29 Increase value and credibility
07:48 More/better executive experience
08:38 Benefits For employees
10:45 Self-esteem for the team
11:20 Think like an owner, not "just" an employee
12:01 Job enhancement and enjoyment (yes, that's important!)
14:02 Developing leadership skills in your organization
14:30 Overall effectiveness
14:37 How to delegate effectively
15:08 Stop saying "easier to do it myself"
15:49 "We've always done it that way" red flag
17:00 Delegate by strengths and weaknesses of team members
17:23 Delegate in chunks
18:10 Share the big picture
19:22 Define responsibilities
19:34 Provide authority when you delegate
20:28 Make it possible for team members to ask for help
21:46 Don't micromanage, no one appreciates it

We also reference (a few times) The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations by Kouzes and Posner.

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