There are only so many hours in a day and so many days in a week. As a leader, one of the most important skills you can cultivate is knowing when you take a task on yourself and when to delegate it to someone else. Delegating responsibilities is not a symptom of laziness or ineffectiveness. It’s a way to prioritize your time while allowing others on your team to rise to the challenge and expand their skills. It’s also a way to show you trust your team to contribute, in an important way, on a big project. If you’ve ever wondered whether you’re delegating enough, that’s usually an indication you’re not.
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As you're polishing up the resume in preparation for looking for a new job, you'll want to highlight all the impressive skills and experiences obtained during your career. Most ads will indicate the skills that are key to the job, and for HR and administrative positions, organizational skills will be at the very top of the heap. Keeping things on track, on schedule, and budget could not be more critical for an office, and the sharper your organizational skills, the more you're likely to stand out from the rest of the applicants.
But which skills are most important? And what, exactly, are organizational skills?
For decades, we spend more of our time working than we do nearly anything else. And yet, have you ever had a day where you felt like you didn't do enough? Eight hours a day, five days a week, can seem like an eternity on paper, but we all have times when we get distracted or feel less productive than we could be.