Managers continue to report high levels of stress, and it’s clear something needs to change. Delegation is one leadership skill that has the power to take the load off of managers. In fact, it holds numerous benefits, not only for the delegator, but for the delegate and the entire organization as well. Delegation does so by relieving the manager of performing routine tasks and empowering subordinates to take on extra work.
As a manager, you have likely experienced fatigue, stress and depression because you're overwhelmed at work. If that sounds like you, it’s time to add a new technique to your arsenal of leadership tools: delegation.
Delegating is one of the most important things a good manager does. The practice not only helps reduce stress, but it encourages employees, making them more likely to provide constructive feedback.
The director style approach ensures the results you desire by guiding the delegate every step of the way. Use these five tips to accomplish your strategic goals faster with delegation.