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How to Accept Delegation Delegation? Don't Despair!
There are many resources devoted to successful delegation, but what can you do to ensure that you do a great job if you are the delegate?

Juggling the tasks that managers and co-workers ask you to complete, on top of your own work, can be daunting. You can explore tips and strategies for doing this in our articles, How to Accept Delegation and Prioritization.

Sometimes, you might have good reasons to refuse their requests. You can find out how to handle this tricky situation with our article, "Yes" to the Person, "No" to the Task.

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A Final Note

There are many positives to consider when being delegated to. It could be a sign of your manager's confidence and trust in you. Also, if you complete the task successfully, it can enhance your reputation and boost your chances of progressing at work.

Next week, you can explore a simple four-step model for managing small projects, and find out how to develop your interpersonal skills. Also, you can watch our new video to discover 10 ideas for random acts of kindness.

Have a great week!

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James Manktelow (CEO) - Essential Skills for an Excellent Career!
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