Given their tendencies toward perfectionism, it’s hard for many lawyers to delegate work to others. As a law firm associate, you’ve undoubtedly had the experience of having too much work on your plate and have contemplated delegating at least some of that work to others, only to find yourself thinking, “It will take more time to delegate this task to someone else, so I might as well do it myself.”
We have all been in this position, and it may prove true in the moment—it probably is faster for you to do it yourself. But in the long-term, which is what you should be focused on, it’s better to get someone else working on that which must get done, but not necessarily by you.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]