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4. You Crossed It Off Your List
So you’re finally taking the very-good-but-hard-to-follow advice to delegate responsibility instead of doing everything yourself while grumbling about how you have to do everything all the time. You ask an eager intern to create a slide for your upcoming presentation—sure, it only saves you an hour, but you get to put it out of your mind. Done! Except the night before the presentation, you realize she never sent it to you and is nowhere to be found, so you still have to spend an hour on it, and now you have to blow off the friend you were going to see to get it done on time. Resume grumbling about how you have to do everything all the time.