I've recently coached several clients through some barriers they have when it comes to delegating. It's interesting how the same issues come up over and over again across different settings and with different people. So I thought I'd share some of the insights that I've picked up along the way.
One particularly significant shift happened along the lines of issue #5 in this week's video blog. Despite logic, encouragement, and setting multiple deadlines my client just could not let go of a certain role he was filling. So instead, we devised a new role and new title for him that would bring him into the next phase of his life. He agreed he didn't have the energy to do both, so as he embraced his new role he willingly let go of the old one, and only then was he happy to delegate it to someone else.
I hope the insights in this video give you a new way of looking at things, especially where you might be stuck holding on to things that you should hand off to someone else.
How about you? Do you struggle with any of the five issues in the video? How about one that's not on the list? Please share any insights you've gotten so the rest of us can benefit from your experiences.
Blessings on you.