Delegation Requires Thoughtful Planning
Many successful businesswomen end up doing the tasks the don’t want to do because they are so driven and effective.
Managers often end up completing tasks they had delegated to others, because those tasks somehow end up back on their plate. I call this “reverse delegating.” – 6 Steps to More Effective Delegation
A skilled Virtual Assistant who understands how to be both flexible yet firm in completing a list of pre-defined tasks can be a tremendous asset to the driven but time-strapped leader.
They can prepare, assign, and ensure that all tasks are completed properly. While handing over the administration of these tasks can be uncomfortable and take some getting used to, the benefits always outweigh the costs.
1 – Spend More Time Growing the Business
Many weeks are spent fighting fires and reacting to unplanned events. Offloading tasks can provide the time needed to step out of fire fighting mode and into business growth mode.
2 – Spend More Time Strategically Thinking About the Business
Our brains cannot multi-task effectively, as much as we pretend they can. Strategic thinking is an asset that businesswomen need to fight to keep in their schedules.
3 – Free Up Time to Exercise, Spend Time with Family, or Rest
Protecting our bodies and increasing our emotional well-being is critical for maintaining focus and seeing our dreams come to life.Ready to offload some pesky taks? Let’s Talk!