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Trust & Delegation: Portland State’s Cleary & Fort Wayne’s Hartley Hutton

Guest Valerie Cleary, Portland State; Kelley Hartley Hutton, Fort Wayne
8:31 min watch


Valerie Cleary, Director of Athletics at Portland State, and Kelley Hartley Hutton, Director of Athletics at Fort Wayne join ADU to discuss the process of delegation. Both admit to the leadership challenge of delegating tasks but talk about developing trust with their respective staffs and how that helps make the process easier.

  • - Definition of Delegation
  • - How does a staff member build trust?
  • - How do you tell someone they aren't ready for more responsibilities?
  • - Is there something that you have a hard time delegating?
  • - How do you handle transition of responsibilities when someone leaves?
  • - Definition of Trust