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I'm a 4th year Senior Manager managing a team of 4 senior managers, and then a pyramid underneath that, plus 4 scrum teams offshore. I sold $12M of work but that was just mostly extensions. I'm finding it hard to delegate and still deliver with quality. I have no free time for sales. I keep getting involved in high visibility +1s but that aren't sales focused. I kind of feel like I'm in a rut and not living up to my fullest potential, even though I want to make MD/Partner.

Please help!

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I mentally inserted the word “scheme” after the word “pyramid”.

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Same lol

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You gotta delegate and let others worry about quality. You can’t be doing it all. Set expectations with others on the team. Tell them that they need to take ownership to grow their careers. Before logging off everyday, have an idea of you want to do tomorrow and do it. If ad hoc things come your way, you have to push them down the chain

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Bring someone on board who can help you with QA. Use the freed up time to focus on sales activities.

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