Category Archives: Delegation Tips & Tools

One of the biggest failures I see in business is spending time and money to create systems — and then abandoning them shortly after. What’s the point of spending a lot of time to discuss, create, and document systems

I know, I know – I can hear all you business owners and managers groaning. You think delegation is a cost of doing business. You think delegation means MORE work. Recently, I heard someone explain delegation and outsourcing like

How often does this happen in your business: 1. Staring at the growing pile of business cards, you ask yourself, “Who in this pile was I supposed to follow up with? And what was I going to send them?”

Carolyn is an overwhelmed small business owner.  She’s juggling a dozen clients who each have specific needs, deadlines, and expectations. Unfortunately, Carolyn hasn’t ever sat down to prioritize her client list. I know, I know – “My clients are

As a business owner, are you struggling with a to-do list a mile long? Are you constantly searching for lost files, returning calls and trying to figure out how to create a decent looking PowerPoint presentation for tomorrow’s meeting

Seth Godin's recent blog post talks about business lessons he learned on a bike. Specifically, that his big wins came during the uphill parts. He said, "The best time to engage with an employee is when everything

On Friday, I started interviewing administrative assistants (mostly virtual) to start helping me in my business. It won’t be a huge amount of time at first (maybe 10 hours a month) and I probably won’t get them started until