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303: The Way to Inspire Ownership, with Pete Mockaitis: Pete Mockaitis: How to Be Awesome at Your Job Pete Mockaitis is the host of the How to be Awesome at Your Job podcast, regularly listed as a top careers show on Apple podcasts. Key Points Your sense of ownership in your work can have huge conseq...

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Pete Mockaitis: How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Pete Mockaitis is the host of the How to be Awesome at Your Job podcast, regularly listed as a top careers show on Apple podcasts.
Key Points

Your sense of ownership in your work can have huge consequences in how well things unfold.
Self-efficacy has a large effect on your sense of ownership in your work.
Try to connect the job someone is doing with the overall mission of the organization.
The effects of micromanaging can be disastrous for an organization.
When delegating a job, think about the critical components of the job and what you want the result to be, then let employees get the job done however they see fit.
Delegation doesn’t have to be an all-in-one-shot type of thing, it can be done in stages.

Steps to delegating:

Watch me do this
Help me do this
Let’s do this together
I’ll help you do this
I’ll watch you do this.

Resources Mentioned

Albert Bandura
The 80/20 Principle* by Richard Koch
Essentialism* by Greg McKeown
The ONE Thing* Gary Keller Jay Papasan
Arthur Woods podcast episode
Jeff McManus podcast episode
Financial Intelligence* by Joe Knight
Improve Your Financial Intelligence with Joe Knight (episode 244)

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