How to Delegate Without a Staff [Podcast S06E10]

7 Strategies to Winning Even if You Don’t Have a Team

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 10 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to delegate without a staff.

If you’re like a lot of listeners, you work too many hours and need to find some margin in life. Good news! Today we’re talking about seven strategies you can use delegate even if you don’t have a team.

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In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The danger of treating every task as equally important—and a simple process for deciding what’s critical and what’s not.
  • How to wield the one most powerful word in business.
  • One simple way to minimize the time you spend managing your voice and email inboxes.
  • The secret power of volunteer help.
  • How to leverage contractors even for limited hours each week.

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You can download a complete, word-for-word transcript of this episode here, courtesy of Ginger Schell, a professional transcriptionist, who does all my transcriptions.

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My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, I ask one question. This week, it is this:

Question: What would be possible in your business if you could delegate everything but your unique contribution?

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About Us

Michael Hyatt is the author of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. Recognized by magazines like Forbes and Inc as an important online marketing and leadership expert, he’s also the founder of Platform University and 5 Days to Your Best Year Ever. Read more about him here.

Michele Cushatt is a popular speaker and author. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, or her blog. She’s a three-time cancer survivor with a powerful, personal story. Listen to it here or read about it in her memoir, Undone: A Story of Making Peace with an Imperfect Life.

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