10 Signs of An Insecure Boss

Leadership is not a foreign concept. There are managers who focus on technique, productivity and micro-managing. Some signs are clear that he lacks confidence and abilities to run a successful company. There are many reasons why they are insecure.

Here are 10 signs you can see:

1. You did something right and he never praises you. He thinks that praising you makes him weaker.

2. He fails to take accountable for his actions and blames his staff for the mistake he made.

3. There is a need for immediate deadlines for topics that are informal. Instead of negotiating for the deadline, he asks for the hard due date which is out-of-the-way.

4. He agrees your date for vacation and ignores it at the last-minute. The worst case scenario is he does not remember the discussion about it at all.

5. He uses email a lot. He correspond with you in writing about your work performance, projects, due dates and more. Never care to discuss face to face or talk about it.

6. He finds it hard to interact with go-getters. He only hangs out with employees who are not a direct threat to him. He does not develop working relationships with top employees who are doing well in their job.

7. He over-delegates which is the lack of competence. He needs to have others do his work. If an employee fails this task, he blames him for failing to meet the expectations. If he done a good job, he will take full credit of the success.

8. He is afraid to make mistakes. He prefers to report facts than current trends and forecasts.

9. He loves meetings and uses it to his advantage to look busy.

10. He is more focused on his appearance than hone his leadership skills.

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5 Effortless Delegation Skills To Master

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How to start the day to learn delegation skills? Checking your emails, have a few meetings and make important decisions about company marketing, advertising, operations, and management. Think about all those tasks and imagine doing it in a day. Most entrepreneurs, they tend to focus on managing a lot of plans. They failed to see that outsourcing their work (or the work they don’t want to do) to virtual assistants which can be effective for them.

Every day the job schedule of the manager allows him to multitask. With a regular routine that causes burn out and less productivity of a promising business is at stake. Being productive does not mean you have to be resourceful. Like doing everything by yourself as long as you can handle it. That is not being resourceful. If you don’t trust other people to do their job well. You might end up unable to break the issues within yourself that is hindering your success.

Being productive entails proper delegation of tasks to people who can do the job well. Not necessarily relying on someone to do everything. Provide tasks that can bring more purpose and direction to the company. Here are reasons why they play an important role in your business.

1.) They can handle day-to-day tasks. Like internet research and social media marketing.

2.) Small tasks also play a role. Especially on increasing your social media follow and conversions. Assign them to a VA and let them handle the work from there. Give them your expectations and objective in doing the job. Along the way measure and analyze your results.

3.) Special projects, the ones that need special functions for it to be successful. When your business needs them and you cannot find the people to use. There are virtual assistants or teams who accept special jobs and projects. As a business owner, you need not worry about making a space for them in your office. All you have to do is find and employ them virtually.

4.) Managing simple work that correlates to the operation of your business can be time-consuming and considered unnecessary. Like Administrative responsibilities, implementing admin procedures routinely and make sure they fulfill the operations. You can use virtual assistants to do the admin tasks. They have training and can bring more value to the team.

5.) You don’t have to train them. Look for virtual assistants online who can handle special projects. Like transcribe audio to text and make an organize document out of it. Another example is to increase your product profits, you can hire virtual assistants who specialize in marketing. There are a lot of options for you to maximize the resources you can find on the internet.

Overall, how your business performs on a daily basis can make or break your goals. It is not an assurance that doing everything within your capabilities will produce good results. There is no guarantee in being productive without having the right people to help you reach your purpose. The only way to get out of the rut of being a know it all is to find the right people with the right skills who can work with you for long-term results.

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