I like it. But it comes from Andy Stanley, who is the author of a wonderful little book called Next Generation Leader. I know that nonprofits are greatly understaffed, no matter the size it seems. I also know that people who work in them are extraordinarily dedicated, hardworking, and generally underpaid. So how in the world can anybody do less and accomplish more?
Let me give you a few of Andy's basic reasons:
2 - Guilt. Sometimes leaders don't focus on their strengths because they feel guilty delegating their weaknesses. Thoughtful delegation allows someone else, who loves what you don't, to shine.
3 - Unwillingness to develop other leaders. You've heard it, "If you want something done right, do it yourself." Often it's easier and less time consuming to do things yourself. But leadership is getting things done through others. Leadership is multiplying your efforts that multiplies your results.
This is a short, little book with a big value. If you make time to read it you'll have time to do more.
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