School Leadership Reimagined - How to Cut Down Your To Do List

EPISODE 24


How to Cut Down Your To Do List

Biggest Takeaways You Don't Want to Miss:
  • You need to delegate so that you have time to focus on the work that only you can do.
  • ​There are two myths that keep us from delegating effectively: One, we think that it is just faster or easier to do it ourselves. (Note: it’s not). Two, we think that the only way to get something done right is to do it yourself. Both myths keep you bogged down in work that you really shouldn’t be doing. 
  • ​There is an art to delegation. Learn how to delegate properly and you’ll not only get better work out of others, you can focus on your work knowing that the other work is getting done the right way. 

Is your "to do" list cluttered with tasks you really shouldn't be doing? Are you keeping things on your to do list because it's just quicker or easier to do it yourself?

Is your To Do list full of tasks that are keeping you from doing the work you really want to do.

If you’re bogged down with tasks that are getting in the way of your doing the work that you really should be doing, then it’s time you learn to delegate.

Find out the 6 levels of delegation and the 4 steps to effectively delegating tasks to others that will leave you feeling confident that they will get done the way you want them to be done.

Once you do, you can free up time and space to focus on the things you really need to focus on and do the work that is going to make the biggest difference.

Check out these highlights:
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    ​Why you should be delegating more than you are right now.
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    The 2 myths that keep you from delegating more.
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    The 6 stages of delegation and why it’s important to be clear about these BEFORE you delegate a task.
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    How to delegate a task that almost guarantees it will be done to your satisfaction. 
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    What effective delegation looks like (plus an example to help you see it in action)
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    When you should NOT delegate a task. 
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