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How to Be a Brilliant Leader, revised 2nd Edition by Simon Cooper

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Managing workloads and delegating effectively

One of the common barriers encountered by many leaders in the modern working environment is a lack of time to do many of the things that will help them build, develop and lead high-performing teams. There are some key working practices you can adopt that will enable you to apply your time in the most appropriate areas and manage the workload of your team in a way that is both efficient and effective.

The focus of this chapter then is managing your own workload, the workload of your team and how to delegate effectively.

The prioritisation model

The prioritisation model has two dimensions: importance and urgency. The first thing to consider is what ...

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