“The surest way for an executive to kill himself is to refuse to learn how, and when, and to whom to delegate work.” When you grow, you have to know when to let go. You have to know when to delegate down so you can rise up. I’ve learned that people will seldom let you down if they understand that your destiny is in their hands, and vice versa. The inability to delegate properly is the main reason that executives fail. But managers often mistake delegation for passing off work. So they don’t do it and they wind up wasting more
About the EOY competition
The Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® awards aims to honour, benefit and uplift South African SMEs. The competition celebrates excellence in entrepreneurship, serving as an inspiration to others to succeed in the world of business.