Learn how to delegate effectively in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. Delegating is a vital skill for all good project managers: knowing when to hand over tasks to other people will allow you to optimize your organization, focus on the most important activities and avoid excessive stress and burnout. It can also be a valuable professional development opportunity for the members of your team, as they take on more responsibilities and adapt to new challenges.
In this book, you will learn how delegation can help you in project management and team management. It also features useful tips to motivate the colleagues you have delegated to and advice for choosing which tasks to delegate, so you can manage your workload easily and effectively.
How can this book help you in your career?
Delegation allows you to give your project the best possible chance of success. This book will give you everything you need to:
- Understand the advantages of delegation, both for you and for your colleagues
- Identify which tasks you can delegate and choose the right people to delegate them to
- Choose the right tools to help you to organize your delegating
- Effectively manage the person you have delegated to
This straightforward and accessible 38-page book is structured as follows:
- Delegate successfully
- Effective delegation: the basics
- What is delegation?
- Preparing to delegate
- Entrusting the delegated tasks to your colleague
- Top tips
- I don’t feel like I have too much work. Do I still need to delegate?
- When is the right time to delegate?
- When I delegate, am I abandoning part of the project?
- Can I entrust my colleague with any kind of tasks?
- Once a task has been delegated, do I still need to deal with it?
- What tools can help me organize my delegating?
- What risks are linked to delegating?
- How can I be sure my coworker will accept this task positively?
- Can delegation be revoked partway through a project?
- Do I need to formalize my delegation in writing?
- Over to you
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