52 Leadership Tips- #20
Empower your team
Leaders must empower.
=>Pass the torch.
=>Set the expectation.
=>Assist if you are asked
=>Guide as you see fit.
=>Critique and coach along the way.
Why do we make this simple principal so difficult? Pride? Insecurity? Uncertainty? Fear? Ignorance? I understand and can relate to some of those. Every leader at one point has faced or struggled with them, but do not let them get in your way.
This afternoon I am having my own empowerment meeting. I have personally seen something go on way too long, and I am having a meeting to “empower” one of my teams to do something about it. They will not have an option, they will take ownership! I am confident that they will do a wonderful job being empowered.
Who do you need to empower today?