Delegating vs D-I-Y

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  • Monday, 30 Nov 2015

You might be tempted to do everything yourself, but it would be more effective to delegate certain tasks to capable staff.

Most entrepreneurs are driven personalities, but you can’t overcome challenges and bring new ideas to the market through the sheer force of personality alone. You need to learn to delegate so that you can focus on the big picture.

Q: How do you decide whether to hire someone with a special skill, or to learn how to do it yourself? For example, let’s say that you have a great idea for an app, but no development skills. What would you do? — Markus LockAs an entrepreneur, you need to be self-aware. I’m not talking about self-consciousness — entrepreneurs should be willing to shake off their inhibitions. Rather, anyone who wants to launch a business should have a solid understanding of what he’s good at and what he’s passionate about.

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