There are a lot of design tasks that take your time and focus away from the high-level work you're best at. Do you have print pieces which use a template that must be followed literally to the letter? Web icons that need to be designed and/or adapted to particular specifications? Hundreds of small product photos that need to be 'knocked out' precisely? You name it, I've probably done it, under pressure and with minimal direction. Delegate!
(PLEASE NOTE: I claim little to no expertise in MS Office apps. I can design OK in Powerpoint, but not at all in Word or Excel.)
I specialize in the Adobe Creative Suite's big three: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign. I understand typography specs, digital color models, resolution requirements for print and web, and am a thoughtful interpreter of brand guidelines. Delegate!