Dealing with the fear of letting go


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Dealing with the fear of letting go

As I mentioned in the previous video, the reason a manager violates the agreed-upon autonomy is usually due to a fear of letting go. This is quite common and something that most managers struggle with at some point or another. I know I certainly have over the course of my career. Sometimes it's not even conscious. The manager truly believes that she or he is just helping out and doesn't see the bigger ramifications of what's happening. There are a few common sources that I want to highlight for you. Number one, thinking that it's easier or faster to do it yourself.

This one is tricky because it usually is easier and faster to do it yourself. It takes a lot of work to do the proper phases of delegation and then support another person's learning process. But this time is an investment that will pay off later. As a manager, your time should be spent on higher-level thinking and projects. In order to use your time effectively, you have to delegate some mid- to low-level items. This w...

Dealing with the fear of letting go
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Dealing with the fear of letting go provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Britt Andreatta as part of the Delegating Tasks to Your Team

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