Communicate your expectations
So how do you tell your employees what your expectations are? Without proper communication, it can be difficult for your team members to know exactly what is expected of them and how to effectively complete the delegated task.
It’s best to start simple and set clear goals and deadlines for what you want them to achieve. This will help ensure that your team member knows exactly what needs to be accomplished and by when. It's also important you give them everything they need to succeed. This might include things like access to certain tools or training on new software. If they don’t have the tools they need, you can’t expect them to deliver what you want.
In addition to setting clear expectations, it's important to be available to answer questions and offer support. Don't leave your team members in the dark - make sure they know they can come to you with any questions or concerns they may have.
Effective delegation is all about trust and empowering your team to take on new challenges. By clearly communicating expectations and providing necessary resources and support, you can set your team up for success.
If there’s one thing to take away from this, it’s to trust your employees. You hired them because you saw potential and delegating tasks that match their strengths will help the business as well as help you organize your schedule. You’ll have more time to focus on important tasks, while they’ll feel empowered leading to greater job satisfaction.