Patrick Norris is Senior Vice President of Jim Doyle & Associates. Previously, as the Managing Partner of the Norris Auto Group, Pat ran a collection of 5 retail, multi-brand automobile dealerships and 2 motor sports stores. In this episode, we discuss: Managing corporate HQ and multi-location satellite organizations; Effective delegation tips; How to manage several brands within your organization; Latest on the automobile industry in the U.S.; and Millennials as customers and employees.
Delegation is an important skill to master when in a leadership role. When done properly, delegation will save you, the leader, precious time, as well as keep business running efficiently.
An organized and methodical manager can put order into chaos by delegating tasks. First, they need to develop a vision for what will be done and who will do it.
For some managers, the expansion of the team means assigning the pesky or detested project to the new guy. All too often, the delegation of work becomes more of an abdication by the manager, as explained by Michael Hyatt.