Mindful Delegation

March 7, 2017 3:35 pm - 4:50 pm

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Karl VanLedtje

“Nobody can do it as well as I can.” “There’s nobody to delegate to.” “I would love to delegate but it would take me longer to tell someone how to do it than it would be to just doing it myself.” There are numerous reasons why people don’t delegate, but the fact of the matter is with the A/E/C industry continually struggling to maintain and grow its resource pool, managers cannot be individual contributors AND invest time developing others. Come learn the four-step process to effective delegation and become more effective in off-loading some of your work activities to others!

Takeaways/learning outcomes

Identify reasons why delegation is not done more frequently

Describe the four steps to effective delegation

List the three critical questions to ask before assigning a task to delegate

Conduct an effective delegation discussion

Describe the three modes of management after delegating a task