Delegation Bucket

Chapter 16. The Delegation Bucket


We are experts at appropriate delegation. We invite team members to accept assignments based on their strengths. We value organized delegation and believe in the Point Person Principle. We track our to-do lists and we add to our don’t-do lists.


WORKSHEET #16.1:  "Dysfunctional Delegation Diseases." Take this Delegation Gut-Check Assessment and diagnose the severity of your delegation diseases.  Are you a Code Green, Code Yellow or Code Red? Download this PDF.

WORKSHEET #16.2: "Point Person Assignment Sheet." Never hold a meeting, or leave a meeting, without updating this invaluable project tracker.  Download this Excel spreadsheet.

RESOURCE #16.3: "Delete Dumb Delegation!" Post this sign on your office wall and join the 90-day campaign to delete dumb delegation!  Download this PDF.

WORKSHEET #16.4: "My Don't-Do List." If you're ready to bless your team members and add more balance to your life, download this Word document and then every day rigorously prune your To-Do List by adding items to your Don't-Do List.

RESOURCE #16.5: "Water Cooler Wisdom Rule 8." Download this poster (PDF) for your office bulletin board from the set of 10 posters available at Dennis Bakke's Joy at Work website. (Order the book below.)

READ.  Order these helpful books below. (Note: The book, For Your Improvement: A Development and Coaching Guide for Learners, Supervisors, Managers, Mentors and Feedback Givers, is now in its 4th edition and two editions are listed below, including the 4th edition.)

NOTE! UNDER CONSTRUCTION! Some of the links to the books featured on Amazon have changed. (Gee...thanks, Amazon!) For a complete list of books from this bucket, visit the Book Bucket and download List #1 (with books reviewed through Dec. 31, 2015). The list will be updated on Dec. 31, 2016.