10x Your Accomplishments Without Breaking A Sweat

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10x Your Accomplishments Without Breaking A Sweat by Mind Map: 10x Your Accomplishments Without Breaking A Sweat

1. Stewardship Delegation

1.1. That is a manager’s most powerful tool

1.2. Focus your energy on your strengths and delegate to collaborators to cover for your weaknesses.

2. Pitfalls And Excuses Against Delegation

2.1. I Can Do The Job Better Myself

2.1.1. As much as you can, delegate tasks for which you think you’re at an expertise level of 7 or below.

2.1.2. Find a 8, 9 or 10 to do the job.

2.1.3. If you’re in a competitive field, time spent on tasks where you can’t get the results of a top performer is time wasted.

2.2. It Takes Too Much Time

2.2.1. It really does take time. You’re building relationships after all.

2.2.2. It will be slower at the beginning, especially if you’re already a 6 or 7, or above.

2.2.3. Remember the manager section of this image:

2.2.4. As a producer, you’ve got 24 hours of your own skills to work with.

2.2.5. As an effective manager, you’ve got a pool of collaborators, each adding their own “24 hours” of their own skills to work with.

2.3. I Don’t Know How To Delegate Things I Don’t Know

2.3.1. To make up for a severe lack of knowledge in something, delegate to a true expert.

3. 5 Principles For Great Stewardship Delegation

3.1. Focus On The Desired Results

3.1.1. Tell your collaborator what you need, not how you need it to be done.

3.1.2. Be clear and precise about the results. Aim for one concise sentence.

3.2. Identify Simple Guidelines

3.2.1. Don’t tell them how to do it, but do tell them how you don’t want it to be done.

3.2.2. Tell them paths to failures if you know them. Be honest.

3.3. Provide And Point To The Resources

3.3.1. Provide them with human, financial, technical, or organizational resources.

3.4. Make Them Accountable

3.4.1. Set up the standards of performance, then make them responsible for the results.

3.5. Explain The Desired Results

3.5.1. Tell them what happens if they’re doing good, or if they’re doing bad. Be precise