Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
My one takeaway is to act mindfully as a manager. You want to do stewardship delegation as opposed to gopher delegation. In stewardship delegation, you allow your direct reports to learn and grow. Gopher delegation is simply having them paint by numbers to implement your vision. I try to do this with my team, but I think I should be more explicit about wanting them to do things on their own and to hold myself back when I feel like I'm making them "gophers".