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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    How To Decorate A Room With White Carpet & White Couches

    If you are moving into a furnished apartment that has white carpets and white couches, you may feel that the place is uninviting and cold. Although white is a flexible decoration color in terms of walls and furniture, too much white in a room can make the room feel cold...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Exotic Decorating Styles

    Exotic decor incorporates elements of world cultures as accessories or the main theme of interior design. Often, but not exclusively, exotic style is borrowed from equatorial cultures. But it can be European, Asian or tropical. Exotic is really defined by the designer, and it may reflect a larger-than-life personality or...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Easy Fall Outdoor Decorating Ideas

    Hanging a festive wreath on your front door is one of the easiest and most eye-catching ways to decorate for fall. You can also use a wreath to jazz up a front gate. Buy a pre-made wreath for convenience, or make your own using basic craft items. Make a simple...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    How To Identify Types Of Screws For Building Wood Furniture

    Building wood furniture requires not only the proper tools but also the appropriate fasteners. Wood screws are designed specifically for the builder working with wood or wood products and may be differentiated according to drive type, head shape, the material used to produce the fasteners and the actual dimensions of...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Ceiling Molding Styles

    Molding is an age-old way to decorate walls and ceilings, and was first seen in Greece in the Phanteon. The style of molding you use in your house should accentuate the interior and add to the general style of the house. The more detailed and elaborate the moldings, the more...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    How To Be A Successful Interior Decorator

    Creative individuals can enjoy rewarding and flexible careers by becoming interior decorators. Interior decorators work as consultants and are in charge of selecting items and colors to decorate certain areas of a building or home. It takes more than just talent to be a successful interior decorator. Basic training, experience...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    How To Design An Interior Modern Office

    Modern offices provide a streamlined look that contributes an uncluttered atmosphere to the work area. Many offices are replacing cubicles with airy desks that connect employees to each other and reinforce the company's desire for exchanging innovative ideas. This also gives supervisors the ability to watch employees' work habits, as...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Design An Interior Office Lobby

    The lobby in your office is the first place that your customers or clients will see. The design of the lobby will create a lasting impression on these visitors that can set the tone for how your business is viewed. A well-appointed lobby can encourage your customers to feel comfortable...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Design A Home Office Interior

    A home office can be a personal space used for the day-to-day running of your home and a place for your computer. It can also be a base of operations for a business if you telecommute. Whatever the purpose of this space, the interior design of your home office should...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Contemporary Office Interior Design Ideas

    When you're thinking about the color scheme for your home office, remember that most contemporary spaces stick to just one or two colors. Perhaps the most classic color scheme for a contemporary space is black and white. This works very well in an office, because almost any piece of office...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Interior Design Ideas For An Office

    Working from home is an advantage for those who can. This does, however, require a functional and organized home office with all the amenities you would find in a business office. Creating a workspace that promotes productivity is achieved by considering a few design ideas including lighting, paint and d?cor....

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Interior Design Ideas For A Pediatric Medical Office

    Designate one waiting room for well baby visits and another for visits by sick kids. A newborn will typically visit the doctor's office several times during his or her first year of life. Well baby visits are used to check that the baby has gained adequate weight. Pediatricians give lifesaving...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibilities Effectively

    In order to be a success in the business world, you must learn to delegate responsibilities to your subordinates. This will improve your productivity and allow you to complete more tasks in an efficient manner. The problem most people have is getting over your own perfectionism and allowing your subordinates...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate At Work

    Time is one of the only things in life that you can't create. When you are a leader or a manager, it is necessary to learn to delegate. If you do everything yourself you cease to be a leader. Delegating tasks to those who support you can be difficult, but...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Cut Business Budget Expenses

    Business proposals take a lot of thought, analysis, time and effort to produce. Regardless of what you're proposing, chances are it's an investment that involves financial expense. Presenting a proposal with no consideration for your company or client's budget is a grave mistake. Always write a budget for a business...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Write A Business Budget

    Unfortunately, many small business owners neglect the crucial step of creating a clearly defined budget before spending money on behalf of the business. Without a budget the business is in danger of either overspending or spending on the wrong things because there are no limitations. A good budget will give...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Make A Company Budget Plan

    Creating a set budget for a company should not be intimidating. It should, however, be planned in depth in order to achieve the maximum financial outcome. Whether you are starting a company budget or planning an existing company budget, the same rule applies - develop a strategic plan for a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Build A Budget For Your Small Business

    A budget becomes more realistic when it is based on as much objective, factual information as possible. By taking what you know and what you can find out and using that information as building blocks, you can develop a budget that will be a useful tool in assessing your performance...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Create An Operating Budget

    An operating budget is a required component of a business plan used by an entrepreneur prior to opening the business. Once the business is open, the operating budget is analyzed and updated at least once a year to reflect realistic costs and revenues. An operating budget covers every aspect of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Start A Small Business Budget

    A small business is a big step for any individual. There are many expenses, and it can be very stressful at times. Your budget is a very large part of your success. The budget helps you calculate how much your business is profiting over time. Many small businesses do not...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Design Interior Office Space

    Interior office space is becoming more important as people integrate computers into everyday life and often telecommute from home to save expenses. But the office space in a home isn't the same as the space in an office. The needs of a homeowner are different, and the space must be...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Design A Unique Interior Office

    It can be hard to keep your individuality in an office setting with row after row of look-alike cubicles or cookie-cutter offices furnished with the same modular furniture. It can be especially depressing if your office space is also an interior office that does not have an outdoors facing window....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Design The Interior Of A Medical Office

    Oftentimes patients visit a doctor's office worried and anxious. Create a comfortable medical office that reinforces your bedside manner and establishes trust with the patient. Whether it is a remodeling or sprucing up of the existing office, you will be surprised with the level of confidence it raises in patients....

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    What Are The Effects Of Subprime Mortgages On GAAP?

    GAAP is an abbreviation for generally accepted accounting principles. They are rules that govern the way accountants analyze and format their forms and numbers and that guide the decisions of financial decision-makers in business. The subprime mortgage crisis that began in 2007 caused a stir in all financial markets and...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Why Is The Accrual Basis Of Accounting Accepted By GAAP?

    Accrual-based accounting recognizes economic transactions as they occur in the normal operations of business. This accounting method follows Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) matching principle, matching revenues earned with the money expensed to earn that revenue. GAAP requires the use of accrual accounting because it presents a true picture of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Develop Your Organization's Mission Statement

    When changing your organizational or group structure or setting up the structure for a new organization or group you need to define its scope and meaning and tells others its reason for existing. This is where your mission statement comes into play. The parameters of your mission statement should be...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Write Mission Statements

    A mission statement is a concise written document that uses positive language to communicate a company's values, goals and ideologies to its clients, employees or both. As a marketing tool, the mission statement is often posted in highly visible areas around the office building, such as at the reception desk,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    About Employee Training Methods

    There are several types of employee training methods. While some work better than others in certain professions, at times it is merely a matter of the personal preference of the employer. Organizations may test new employee training methods to evaluate their effectiveness before making a particular method a standard part...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Include Supervisors In Training

    Staff training programs can vary widely between industries, business entities and position groups. Many trainers seek to include staff supervisors in the training program as a means of introducing potential staff to their direct business leaders and offer opportunities for the early development of working relationships. Unfortunately, many efforts to...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks

    Delegation is an important part of an effective manager. If you want something done right then you must delegate according to what each person can handle. There are some basic steps that you must learn to delegate properly. If you are a new manager it is easy to be intimidated...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks To Employees To Get Ownership

    A critical factor for executing operational plans effectively is to have employees take ownership of assigned tasks. The conversations that take place between managers and subordinates during the assignment process provide the foundation for employees performing well. If you want employees to take ownership of tasks, it's important to have...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate To Others

    If you are struggling with a decision to delegate a key task, ask yourself one question. What is the point of having a team to assist you, if you cannot count on them to share in the workload? At some point you have to trust them. Will they always do...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks At Work

    Delegating work to a subordinate is one of the most effective ways to increase the productivity of your team. If you are the boss, make certain that you coordinate the activities of your team rather than producing most of the team's output personally. In the ideal setting, each member of...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibilities

    Do you think your office couldn't get by without you? Sorry - wrong answer. Delegation isn't dumping work on others - it's sharing power and responsibility by assigning others significant tasks along with the authority to achieve them. Don't whip yourself into exhaustion: Polish your delegating skills and make your...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Authority

    For managers and masterminds of large offices, the question often comes up, how do you effectively delegate roles, responsibilities and authorities to individuals within your organization? Measuring out the specific roles of various players is a blank slate that you as a manager will have to fill. This paper shows...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate To Be A Better Leader

    In the home or on the job, leading will involve delegation or letting some else help with the shared goals. It's important to build your ability to delegate so you are more effective in what you do. Take a look at your work load. Whether it is at home or...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate And Trust

    The first step to delegating is an understanding why many do not delegate. Many do not delegate because it takes a whole lot of work up front. In many cases it may seem like it is easier to do something yourself than to delegate. This is true in the short...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate In The Workplace

    Delegation means entrusting another person with a task for which you remain ultimately responsible. Some benefits of delegating are: increase your time for other tasks; empower others; reduce stress; gain time for your own development. To keep processes flowing, and to keep workloads balanced, remember to look at delegation from...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Duties To Others

    Great leaders know how to delegate. It is impossible and insane to attempt to do everything yourself. Mundane daily tasks can keep you from accomplishing more important things in a leadership position. By delegating tasks to employees, you will be able to free yourself. Also, people look to leaders for...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibility

    Many people delegate less than they should. Divvy up your assignments and hand out tasks for others to do - this will increase your overall productivity and efficiency. Decide whether you want to delegate. Decide to whom you want to delegate responsibility. Does this person have the requisite skills and...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Easy Fall Outdoor Decorating Ideas

    Hanging a festive wreath on your front door is one of the easiest and most eye-catching ways to decorate for fall. You can also use a wreath to jazz up a front gate. Buy a pre-made wreath for convenience, or make your own using basic craft items. Make a simple...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Design An Interior Office Lobby

    The lobby in your office is the first place that your customers or clients will see. The design of the lobby will create a lasting impression on these visitors that can set the tone for how your business is viewed. A well-appointed lobby can encourage your customers to feel comfortable...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Design A Home Office Interior

    A home office can be a personal space used for the day-to-day running of your home and a place for your computer. It can also be a base of operations for a business if you telecommute. Whatever the purpose of this space, the interior design of your home office should...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    How To Design An Interior Modern Office

    Modern offices provide a streamlined look that contributes an uncluttered atmosphere to the work area. Many offices are replacing cubicles with airy desks that connect employees to each other and reinforce the company's desire for exchanging innovative ideas. This also gives supervisors the ability to watch employees' work habits, as...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Contemporary Office Interior Design Ideas

    When you're thinking about the color scheme for your home office, remember that most contemporary spaces stick to just one or two colors. Perhaps the most classic color scheme for a contemporary space is black and white. This works very well in an office, because almost any piece of office...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Interior Design Ideas For An Office

    Working from home is an advantage for those who can. This does, however, require a functional and organized home office with all the amenities you would find in a business office. Creating a workspace that promotes productivity is achieved by considering a few design ideas including lighting, paint and d?cor....

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Interior Design Ideas For A Pediatric Medical Office

    Designate one waiting room for well baby visits and another for visits by sick kids. A newborn will typically visit the doctor's office several times during his or her first year of life. Well baby visits are used to check that the baby has gained adequate weight. Pediatricians give lifesaving...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibilities Effectively

    In order to be a success in the business world, you must learn to delegate responsibilities to your subordinates. This will improve your productivity and allow you to complete more tasks in an efficient manner. The problem most people have is getting over your own perfectionism and allowing your subordinates...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate At Work

    Time is one of the only things in life that you can't create. When you are a leader or a manager, it is necessary to learn to delegate. If you do everything yourself you cease to be a leader. Delegating tasks to those who support you can be difficult, but...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Cut Business Budget Expenses

    Business proposals take a lot of thought, analysis, time and effort to produce. Regardless of what you're proposing, chances are it's an investment that involves financial expense. Presenting a proposal with no consideration for your company or client's budget is a grave mistake. Always write a budget for a business...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Write A Business Budget

    Unfortunately, many small business owners neglect the crucial step of creating a clearly defined budget before spending money on behalf of the business. Without a budget the business is in danger of either overspending or spending on the wrong things because there are no limitations. A good budget will give...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Make A Company Budget Plan

    Creating a set budget for a company should not be intimidating. It should, however, be planned in depth in order to achieve the maximum financial outcome. Whether you are starting a company budget or planning an existing company budget, the same rule applies - develop a strategic plan for a...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Build A Budget For Your Small Business

    A budget becomes more realistic when it is based on as much objective, factual information as possible. By taking what you know and what you can find out and using that information as building blocks, you can develop a budget that will be a useful tool in assessing your performance...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Create An Operating Budget

    An operating budget is a required component of a business plan used by an entrepreneur prior to opening the business. Once the business is open, the operating budget is analyzed and updated at least once a year to reflect realistic costs and revenues. An operating budget covers every aspect of...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Start A Small Business Budget

    A small business is a big step for any individual. There are many expenses, and it can be very stressful at times. Your budget is a very large part of your success. The budget helps you calculate how much your business is profiting over time. Many small businesses do not...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Design Interior Office Space

    Interior office space is becoming more important as people integrate computers into everyday life and often telecommute from home to save expenses. But the office space in a home isn't the same as the space in an office. The needs of a homeowner are different, and the space must be...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Design A Unique Interior Office

    It can be hard to keep your individuality in an office setting with row after row of look-alike cubicles or cookie-cutter offices furnished with the same modular furniture. It can be especially depressing if your office space is also an interior office that does not have an outdoors facing window....

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Design The Interior Of A Medical Office

    Oftentimes patients visit a doctor's office worried and anxious. Create a comfortable medical office that reinforces your bedside manner and establishes trust with the patient. Whether it is a remodeling or sprucing up of the existing office, you will be surprised with the level of confidence it raises in patients....

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    How To Be A Successful Interior Decorator

    Creative individuals can enjoy rewarding and flexible careers by becoming interior decorators. Interior decorators work as consultants and are in charge of selecting items and colors to decorate certain areas of a building or home. It takes more than just talent to be a successful interior decorator. Basic training, experience...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    How To Identify Types Of Screws For Building Wood Furniture

    Building wood furniture requires not only the proper tools but also the appropriate fasteners. Wood screws are designed specifically for the builder working with wood or wood products and may be differentiated according to drive type, head shape, the material used to produce the fasteners and the actual dimensions of...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    How To Decorate A Room With White Carpet & White Couches

    If you are moving into a furnished apartment that has white carpets and white couches, you may feel that the place is uninviting and cold. Although white is a flexible decoration color in terms of walls and furniture, too much white in a room can make the room feel cold...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Exotic Decorating Styles

    Exotic decor incorporates elements of world cultures as accessories or the main theme of interior design. Often, but not exclusively, exotic style is borrowed from equatorial cultures. But it can be European, Asian or tropical. Exotic is really defined by the designer, and it may reflect a larger-than-life personality or...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Ceiling Molding Styles

    Molding is an age-old way to decorate walls and ceilings, and was first seen in Greece in the Phanteon. The style of molding you use in your house should accentuate the interior and add to the general style of the house. The more detailed and elaborate the moldings, the more...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    What Are The Effects Of Subprime Mortgages On GAAP?

    GAAP is an abbreviation for generally accepted accounting principles. They are rules that govern the way accountants analyze and format their forms and numbers and that guide the decisions of financial decision-makers in business. The subprime mortgage crisis that began in 2007 caused a stir in all financial markets and...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Why Is The Accrual Basis Of Accounting Accepted By GAAP?

    Accrual-based accounting recognizes economic transactions as they occur in the normal operations of business. This accounting method follows Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) matching principle, matching revenues earned with the money expensed to earn that revenue. GAAP requires the use of accrual accounting because it presents a true picture of...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Develop Your Organization's Mission Statement

    When changing your organizational or group structure or setting up the structure for a new organization or group you need to define its scope and meaning and tells others its reason for existing. This is where your mission statement comes into play. The parameters of your mission statement should be...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Write Mission Statements

    A mission statement is a concise written document that uses positive language to communicate a company's values, goals and ideologies to its clients, employees or both. As a marketing tool, the mission statement is often posted in highly visible areas around the office building, such as at the reception desk,...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    About Employee Training Methods

    There are several types of employee training methods. While some work better than others in certain professions, at times it is merely a matter of the personal preference of the employer. Organizations may test new employee training methods to evaluate their effectiveness before making a particular method a standard part...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Include Supervisors In Training

    Staff training programs can vary widely between industries, business entities and position groups. Many trainers seek to include staff supervisors in the training program as a means of introducing potential staff to their direct business leaders and offer opportunities for the early development of working relationships. Unfortunately, many efforts to...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks

    Delegation is an important part of an effective manager. If you want something done right then you must delegate according to what each person can handle. There are some basic steps that you must learn to delegate properly. If you are a new manager it is easy to be intimidated...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks To Employees To Get Ownership

    A critical factor for executing operational plans effectively is to have employees take ownership of assigned tasks. The conversations that take place between managers and subordinates during the assignment process provide the foundation for employees performing well. If you want employees to take ownership of tasks, it's important to have...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate To Others

    If you are struggling with a decision to delegate a key task, ask yourself one question. What is the point of having a team to assist you, if you cannot count on them to share in the workload? At some point you have to trust them. Will they always do...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks At Work

    Delegating work to a subordinate is one of the most effective ways to increase the productivity of your team. If you are the boss, make certain that you coordinate the activities of your team rather than producing most of the team's output personally. In the ideal setting, each member of...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibilities

    Do you think your office couldn't get by without you? Sorry - wrong answer. Delegation isn't dumping work on others - it's sharing power and responsibility by assigning others significant tasks along with the authority to achieve them. Don't whip yourself into exhaustion: Polish your delegating skills and make your...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Authority

    For managers and masterminds of large offices, the question often comes up, how do you effectively delegate roles, responsibilities and authorities to individuals within your organization? Measuring out the specific roles of various players is a blank slate that you as a manager will have to fill. This paper shows...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate To Be A Better Leader

    In the home or on the job, leading will involve delegation or letting some else help with the shared goals. It's important to build your ability to delegate so you are more effective in what you do. Take a look at your work load. Whether it is at home or...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate And Trust

    The first step to delegating is an understanding why many do not delegate. Many do not delegate because it takes a whole lot of work up front. In many cases it may seem like it is easier to do something yourself than to delegate. This is true in the short...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate In The Workplace

    Delegation means entrusting another person with a task for which you remain ultimately responsible. Some benefits of delegating are: increase your time for other tasks; empower others; reduce stress; gain time for your own development. To keep processes flowing, and to keep workloads balanced, remember to look at delegation from...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Duties To Others

    Great leaders know how to delegate. It is impossible and insane to attempt to do everything yourself. Mundane daily tasks can keep you from accomplishing more important things in a leadership position. By delegating tasks to employees, you will be able to free yourself. Also, people look to leaders for...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibility

    Many people delegate less than they should. Divvy up your assignments and hand out tasks for others to do - this will increase your overall productivity and efficiency. Decide whether you want to delegate. Decide to whom you want to delegate responsibility. Does this person have the requisite skills and...

    Provided By eHow