top of page
  • Writer's pictureAhuva Gruen

How to delegate effectively, Part 2

I think this one is so important:

Make sure the delegate understands the value of the task.

When you give someone else a job to do, make sure that person understands why it has to be done.

When you just tell your bookkeeper, “Hey, I need you to keep a good record of those transactions you do,” make sure they know what’s going to happen if the record-keeping is faulty.

(“If these sheets aren’t clear, I’m going to have a difficult time with the IRS.”)

If your employee doesn’t understand how important their task is, they might slack off over time and you’ll be left having to make a difficult decision:

Should I keep reminding them (i.e., be an annoying micromanager), or should I forget about it (and get into deep trouble with the IRS)?

Ahuva Gruen says: spare yourself the need for Advil. Make sure your delegate understands why this task must be done.

1 view0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Getting Honest about your money Part 2

Before you can create a budget, you need to sit down and honestly figure out what’s important to you. What’s your priority in spending? [poll] [option a] Got to save for a rainy day [option b] I want

Getting honest about your money

“Have the nerve to answer truthfully.” (Maya Angelou) First, we need to be honest with ourselves. Then we can be honest with our spouse. Yep, I’m talking about deciding what to do with our money. If w

Auto leases

live on the numbers side of the world. But not everything is black and white. My client was going to lease a car under his LLC. I advised him that he’d do best if he leased it through his own name. He


bottom of page