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Master the fine art of delegation

Master the fine art of delegation

I was promoted a few months ago to run a division of my company, and I feel run of my feet. In my opinion, the people on my team aren’t showing enough initiative in taking on responsibilities. Then again, I may be my own worst enemy, for I like to be on top of eveything. How do I learn the fine art of delegation?

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40 and Fabulous or 40 and floundering?

40 and Fabulous or 40 and floundering?

Lately I have started to think that a better title than “coach” for the work that I do would be “career interventionist”. It seems that my clients who hover around 40 +/- a half decade, have reached a critical point. Nobody likes that he or she is doing any more or even if they still like it, then don’t want to keep doing it. Or if they do want to keep doing it, they want to work for themselves. They are done. Fully baked. And in some cases, completely fried.”

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Taking skills to a whole new beat

Taking skills to a whole new beat

A reader asks: I’m in my late 50s and will soon retire from a lengthy career in policing. I would like to continue working and make use of the wide array of management skills that I’ve developed as a senior officer – but in a completely new field. What steps do I take for such a move?

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