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One of the most difficult tasks for individuals in their first management or team leadership position is accepting that they can’t do everything. There are not enough hours in a day or days in a week to compensate for not delegating to others. Even if you’re able to do a better job than any of those people reporting to you, the reality is that you have to give up some control and assign the authority and responsibility for work to others. Here’s what you need to know to successfully ...

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