Quotes about Delegation

Don’t be a bottleneck. If a matter is not a decision for the President or you, delegate it. Force responsibility down and out. Find problem areas, add structure and delegate. The pressure is to do the reverse. Resist it. Donald Rumsfeld

Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere. Ronald Reagan

The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. Theodore Roosevelt

No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit. Andrew Carnegie

Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too. Robert Half

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. George S Patton