Asserting Yourself
Handling Stress
Making Time
Managing Yourself
Running Meetings
Selecting People
Understanding Behaviour
The Management Guide to Delegating
By Kate Keenan
Extracts from the book

Let go
Feeling reluctant to delegate will hold you back from enjoying the many advantages of doing so. If you let go of some of your work you will unburden yourself and release your energies for other things.
Confidence building
Sometimes people will ask you what you think they should do when carrying out a certain aspect of their task. Even though you know exactly what should be done, you should always ask 'What do you think you should do?' Most of the time they already have a sensible answer but just lack the confidence to put it into practice.
Delegate deliberatively
It is a great mistake to think that you can delegate any task that takes your fancy, possibly because you do not feel like doing it or because you have to keep someone busy... Nor can you delegate work which you find difficult. If you have problems, it is unlikely that other people will do any better than you.
No one is irreplaceable
Being reluctant to delegate often stems from a belief that you are irreplaceable and thus the only one who can do a particular job.

Compact, concise and refreshingly free of jargon, the Pocket Manager Management Guides have the potential to reviatalise any business, even if it's a successful one.
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Written by a chartered psychologist, the series is designed mainly for those running small businesses and professional firms, but also relevant to those running homes and families.
Business Informer
Especially for people who have neither the time nor the inclination for ploughing through the normal tomes...
The Daily Telegraph
Table of Contents

1. The Need for Delegating
2. Deciding What to Delegate
3. Deciding Who Can Do It
4. Briefing
5. Monitoring Progress
6. Attitudes to Delegating

Check List for Delegating

The Benefits of Delegating


Author: Kate Keenan
Format: 64 pages, pb
Published: Sept 1999
Price: £2.99
ISBN-10 & ISBN-13: 1-902825-72-1
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