You’ve done all you can to grow your business and now you’re seeing the fruits of your labour. You are getting more calls and your employees are getting busier. There was a time in the not so distant past that you were struggling to find things to do – now the obverse is happening – you have so many tasks on hand that you’re struggling to find some free time. When you’ve reached this point – it may be time to start thinking about delegating some of your tasks to others.
To most business owners, especially those who run small enterprises, delegating some of their work to others is just not something even worth considering. To them, the old adage that “if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself” rings true. It may be, however, you can’t run a business successfully if you insist on personally handling everything by yourself. If you find yourself reluctant to delegate to others, here are some reasons why, sometimes, it’s better to let others do things for you: