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101 Tips for Telecommuters—Successfully Manage Your Work, Team, Technology and Family by Debra A. Dinnocenzo

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60. “Distance Delegation” that Delivers Results

Unless you work in complete isolation, are an individual contributor with practically no interaction with anyone in your organization, or are such a “lone ranger” that you love handling even the most mundane of administrative tasks in your office, telecommuting will afford you inherent opportunities to delegate from a distance. More than likely, you'll find yourself needing to depend on the help of others (Tip 56) and benefiting tremendously from the use of appropriate delegation skills.

Delegating tasks and responsibilities can be an unnerving proposition for some people, especially those who like to be in control of things or on top of details. Telecommuters have the added dynamic of distance, ...

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