Podcast Episode 040 – It’s Time To Delegate


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In this episode of the Business Broken to Smokin’ Podcast:
Lodestone True North’s Head Coach Mark Whitmore and his right hand man Shane Kardos discuss delegation.

0:00 Intro
5:15 The Soft Side: Abdicate, Imply, Hint, Imagine, Allude, Assume, Ignore
8:42 The Rough Side: Directing, Remote Controlling, Micro-managing, Intimidate, Pressure, Beg, Demand, Manipulate
10:59 Definitions: 

  • To create clarity around expectations, deadlines, and outcomes
  • To empower ownership
  • To release or trust with minimal oversight

14:29 Play to someone else’s strengths and free up your own plate
17:31 Tie down those tasks to strategy
20:49 It’s unclear how these tasks are tied to strategy
21:26 Setting up pathways and frameworks, or macro processes
24:22 Checking in on progress
24:57 Book Reference: The New One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard

34:42 Reference to our T.O.M.K.A.T. Episode 017 https://youtu.be/zkbLckE4xEk
37:20 Delegating is vital for scaling the business
41:05 Strengthen the last part of S.M.A.C.K.! – “Kick It” (See our episode on S.M.A.C.K.! https://youtu.be/UgKgysVOME4 )

Music – Song Back by Little Big Town
Gallup Study – “CEO’s who excel in delegating generate 33% higher revenue” https://news.gallup.com/businessjournal/182414/delegating-huge-management-challenge-entrepreneurs.aspx 

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Mark Whitmore is the Head Coach and founder of Lodestone True North, a dynamic firm of experienced business coaches who help entrepreneurs and managers get to their Land of Awesome.

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