Raising doubts is not an insult to you or the organization, and you should not take them personally. When you assume that the doubts are about you, you can get defensive; this is not helpful. Instead, focus on what the delegatee needs to minimize or eliminate the doubt. Doubts fall into one of two categories.
- Doubts about the importance of the work usually relate to why the work needs to be done and where it fits into the delegatee’s priorities.
- Doubts about ability usually relate to the knowledge, skills, or time required to complete the work.
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