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Delegation, a thing of the past

Updated: 7 days ago

You must think that I am crazy as you read the title of this article. With the busy lives we live, delegating is such an important part of our day. In fact, it is what we have been hearing from our mentors and supervisors throughout our entire career. We are practically wired to delegate at this point.

Now, why do I say that delegation is a thing of the past? If we look at what makes a true leader, versus what makes a manager, we know by now that the list can be long. For the sake of context, here are just a few. Leaders inspire their people to follow because they want to and not because they have to. Leaders are strong at creating and communicating their vision instead of simply setting goals for others to achieve.