Category Archives: Delegation/How To Delegate

Delegation Advice From “The Good Wife”

Word Power in Action: What you say when you delegate authority but want to stay involved By Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Two partners at a big law firm are on the phone in a new episode of the CBS hit show … Continue reading

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Advice For Parents and All Leaders: Learn From Dog Trainers

Going To The Dogs: What You Can Learn About Leadership And Communication From Dog Trainers by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. When I  found “Beware of the Dogs” by Burkhard Bilger in The New Yorker, I recognized that this article contains powerful … Continue reading

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Letter-Writing: What You Can Learn From Abraham Lincoln

What You Say In A Letter (Or In Person) When You Give An Order But Don’t Want It To Sound Like An Order by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. We here at Whatyousay.com believe that history can provide excellent lessons for leaders … Continue reading

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Leadership Communication: General Grant and General Zachary Taylor on Giving Commands

What You Say When You Write An Order Or Command by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. The name of Zachary Taylor will not be found on any list of great American communicators. But if U.S. Grant had anything to do with compiling … Continue reading

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President Zachary Taylor On How To Write A Military Order

What You Say When You Write An Order Or Command by Gene Griessman The name of Zachary Taylor will not be found on any list of great American communicators.  But if U.S. Grant had anything to do with compiling the … Continue reading

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What You Say When You Delegate: Time-lines

Use A Time-line For Every Item That You Delegate. Each time you delegate a task, make sure that you create a clear, mutually understood expectation of when the task will be completed. Get the other person involved in setting the … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln Presentations: Gene Griessman As Abraham Lincoln On CNN

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WHAT YOU SAY WHEN YOU ESTABLISH A TIME LINE

GET THEM TO SAY WHEN Every time you delegate a task, make sure that you create a clear, mutually understood expectation of when the task will be completed. Get the other person involved in setting the due date by saying … Continue reading

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“USE” PEOPLE

“USING PEOPLE” CAN BE GOOD FOR THEM “It is better to get ten people to work than it is to do the work of ten.” –traditional saying Obviously, it’s better for you. Who really wants to work 80-hour weeks, week … Continue reading

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USE THE RIGHT WORDS WHEN YOU DELEGATE

YOU’LL BE ASTONISHED AT THE RESULTS IF YOU BECOME A SKILLFUL NEGOTIATOR “If you can delegate well to people who can delegate well, you possess an Archimedean lever that can move the world.”          –Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Delegation does not … Continue reading

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