Carol Woodbury's article: Work Smarter, Not Harder!
I'm guessing it's due in part to how I was raised as well as my independent nature, but I tend to think that I can do everything myself and don't need to ask for help. Therefore, I probably took longer than most to realize that doing everything myself is not always a wise decision. Sometimes I do need help and should ask for it. Also, there are times when it just makes much more sense to hire someone to do something rather than do it myself.
How does this confession relate to you? What are you not able to do because you are required to generate a compliance report? Or, what security administration task isn't being accomplished because you just can't get to it?