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Try four proven engagement boosters that work.

Research suggests that training can encourage workers to be more engaged. But it takes time and the last thing you need is to be taking time away from work—right? But is it?

It could be time well spent. Let me explain.

Imagine you could delegate more, knowing that your team members were fully committed and motivated, not just overwhelmed by more work. How much difference could that make?

Let’s say you have just delegated a task to Pete. You know he is capable and keen to do a good job. You also know that the last thing Pete needs is for you to micro-manage him. But you are experiencing some anxiety and you are unsettled by a feeling of not being in control.

How can you maintain a feeling of control without becoming a micro-manager?

It’s all about what you focus on when delegating.