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Do women have a tougher time delegating tasks?

By Aliza P. Sherman

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

A common challenge entrepreneurs face is letting go of tasks asthe company grows. Do women business owners have more difficultywith delegating?

"Most entrepreneurs I know feel compelled to try to runevery aspect of their businesses," says Rachel Weingarten, thethirtysomething president and co-founder of GTK Marketing Groupin New York City, a full-service integrated marketing andpromotions agency with nearly $2 million in revenues. "Womenin the workplace, especially, hate to be perceived as incompetentor weak and try to overcompensate by doing it all on theirown."

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