Many people start out doing on their own something they think needs to be done, without thinking too much on whether it is worthwhile to do everything on their own.As a result, more people are occupied doing things they’re better off getting done by someone else. Often it is the need to finish what we started, or start what we thought of or just get done with it which leads us to try doing things on our own. As important as it is to be able to work on things entirely independently, it is increasingly important to realize what work needs your attention and what you need to do to take the task to fruition.
Priority setting is an important skill that leaders of today are expected to have more than a lot of other things, and I call it a skill as it can be learned. One of the first steps in the process is to ask why you’re doing something before starting out to do on your own.