Stop micromanaging. No more command and control. Trust the team.
But how often do we talk about what it's like to give up control? It can feel wrong to let go. It's risky. It forces us to question what's important to us. It causes us to really think about the character and competence of those we're supposed to trust.
David Marquet believes leaders are needed at every level of an organization, which requires looking at leadership differently:
So when you find yourself holding onto control, ask yourself how you can create an environment for greatness and develop leadership in those around you. How can people make decisions as if the CEO was behind them?