Is it OK to not understand the work you manage?
Many people think that as a manager you need to understand the work not only as well as your reports, but even better.
They believe that if they are going to be credible with their team, they have to prove they are the smartest one. Read More
I’m a huge believer in succession planning. But so often, it doesn’t work.
Even when a company talks about succession planning, when there is a big job to be filled, the company goes outside.
I find it interesting is that many companies do one of two extremes when it comes to succession planning:
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Can you be too hands off?
Someone recently asked me a question about delegating…
We spend a lot of time thinking and talking about how to delegate without micromanaging. But what about the other side? What about being too hands off? Read More
SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE GET THE MOST HELP
In my experience, mentors have a bigger impact on your success than virtually anything you can do outside of your own efforts.
Building your career without mentors is like trying to climb Mt. Everest without a Sherpa and guide. Read More
How does the idea of a scavenger hunt relate to business?
Think about how a scavenger hunt works. You get a list of random stuff that you have go find and do, and you need to show that you have collected those things and experiences. Read More
Finding the motivation to Delegate
Delegating is hard because in reality, it’s easier and faster to do it yourself.
So it’s hard to convince yourself to do a harder thing that takes more time.
But doing it yourself only saves time in the moment. Read More
This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Delegating for High Performance.
Get the webinar
If you missed it you can download the recording.
Members of my FORWARD program for Professional Development can download this webinar for free. Read More
This month’s webinar was on Increasing Team Performance.
This is a useful webinar to download if you want to:
- Develop specific techniques to manage high and low performers.
- Get some help on performance management issues.
- Get better outcomes when delegating.
Every month I do a webinar on a topic of business leadership and personal effectiveness.
This month’s webinar was on Delegating to Build Value.
(1 minute video summary)
Get the webinar
If you are a member of Azzarello Group, you can download the webinar for free. Read More
What is a good succession plan?
I find it interesting is that most companies do one of two extremes when it comes to succession planning:
1. Nothing at all
2. A very cumbersome process with lots of documents and checkpoints for multiple candidates which never amounts to anything. Read More