Chapter 8
The Do’s and Don’ts of Delegating
Jason let out a heavy sigh. “There is so much to do,” he thought to himself. “I wish I could assign someone else to this project, but it is too important. I need to make sure this gets done right.”
“You can’t do everything yourself,” he heard someone say. Jason looked up from his desk to see his friend Mark standing in the doorway of his office. Mark was a confident man in his late 20s. His department of 25 people seemed to run like clockwork. Just last month they had been recognized for being the most profitable department in the company, achieving a 23 percent margin. Every other department was struggling to meet the minimum goal of 7 percent.
“How’s it going, Jason?” Mark asked, as he flashed a ...

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