If you Google “Why is delegation important?” you will get over 11 million hits. Everyone knows that delegation is important. Delegating is a great way of encouraging your team members to develop themselves and for you to develop coaching and mentoring skills. Delegation enhances the empowerment of employees. It is critical to the success of any leader and any organization.
They say knowing is half the battle. If you did not score to the level you thought you would, perhaps it is time to reflect on why you are not delegating and make the required changes. In our experience, most leaders who are not natural delegators, just need some support to learn to flex this muscle and enhance their coaching skills.
Delegating is a competence you can learn, don’t ignore it. If you need more proof of the importance of delegation – Google has you covered!