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The Art of Delegation in Leadership

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Delegation is not giving someone the boring time consuming tasks to do! Delegation involves empowering colleagues to help achieve an outcome that adheres to a shared vision.

When I was working as a full time Head of Libraries I was forever delegating. By delegating I don’t mean giving people mindless, boring and time consuming tasks that I didn’t want to do. That is not delegation. Sometimes, I delegated by asking members of the team to complete tasks for which their skill-set was especially suited. Other times I delegated by asking members of the team to take risks and go beyond their regularly

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