In my last post, I shared a strategy to reduce the number of questions you receive after you delegate: delegate the OUTCOME instead of the TASK. Often people get caught up in the details of the process so they have tons of little-picture questions. However, when you delegate in the big-picture (giving them control of the process and holding them responsible for the outcome), [...]
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You know what you want done and the result is so clear in your mind so it should be easy to delegate, right? So why do you struggle with the process? Usually it's because you get so wrapped up in the "HOW", you end up micromanaging. When you delegate to skilled helpers, you need to give up control of the middle part or the [...]
Did you ever have someone pop into your life at just the right time? Holly Matson, creator of Lightseeds by Holly, was just that person for me. I was getting ready to launch my first virtual program and switch over to a new website. I could hardly keep up with writing all the copy – and forget about proofing it! A colleague recommended I hire [...]
Do you know the book Clockwork by Mike Michalowicz? I'm obsessed with it . . . so obsessed that I have sent the book to clients, who have then purchased extra copies and sent them to some of their clients! In fact, I even started the Impact Time Collective Mastermind Program based on the concepts in this book! One of the concepts that Mike stresses in Clockwork is [...]
Testimonials Back on Track! Working with Lisa Mallis was certainly an Impactive Strategy for me! Lisa helped me find commonality in my work tasks that completely changed the way I approach my work day. I know that my work habits have changed because I was feeling a bit overwhelmed lately at work. I noticed my sticky note that lists, “Capture, Document, Schedule, [...]
Typically when I work with business owners on delegating effectively, one of the top problems is getting them to realize it's ok to let go! They believe they are the only ones who can do the job . . . and it's difficult for them to give up control. (Yes - this is even AFTER they realize that they only have 168 hours each week . . [...]
Effectively delegating is a skill. As with any skill, the more you practice the better you become. Often clients share with me their HORROR stories of the times they have tried to delegate and “failed.” One of the common frustrations is that “by the time they explain it, they could have just done it themselves.” Depending on the task being delegated, this may be [...]
When you are able to spend more time in your day being proactive than reactive, you will find that your productivity increases. You’ll be able to truly work less and achieve more. One of the ways to be proactive is to spend time each day, week, month, and year planning. Using the words of Brian Moran, the author of The 12 Week Year, “...you [...]
We're sorry you missed it! The Masterclass is now over, however you can purchase the class replay here. You are diligently working to succeed - but you still want more. You are busy. You feel like you are spinning your wheels writing the same tasks on your to-do list each day. You are focused all day long, yet you question if you are any [...]
Attention Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, Coaches and Consultants... You are diligently working to succeed - but you still want more. You are busy. You feel like you are spinning your wheels writing the same tasks on your to-do list each day. You are focused all day long, yet you question if you are any closer to accomplishing your goals. You feel so overworked, frustrated, [...]