Delegation is more than just assigning a task to someone. It involves designating responsibility and indicating the level of authority in which they can act. Your role is to follow up to ensure progress while honoring the employee’s autonomy.
Kathy Mendonca is an Instructional Design and Training Specialist for Talent and Organizational Performance (TOP). Her passion is empowering others to create the greatest impact in their area of expertise. Her interests include time and priority management, strengths based research, and building teams.
In order to achieve high performance it is important that we are able to work with focus. In one moment, the point of interruption, we lose our focus and our progress stops. No matter how brief the interruption, no matter how quick the “Hello, how’s it going?” the damage is done.