Balancing act

There are two key challenges to the work of leaders. Two extremes you’ll constantly have to struggle balancing.

On one side, you have the difficult task of letting go, delegating, leaving space to others. On the other, you have the need to maintain a level of involvement and commitment, showing you care and you are actively thinking on how to empower others to drive things forward.

It is a common misunderstanding of those promoting hands-off leadership that leaders should be quiet and almost invisible. If that’s the case, the next question they’d have to answer would be: “do you even care?”.

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