The two greatest gifts a leader can give their team are the following
- An interesting problem to solve – Something that looks at the future, a new path to discover, a way to improve on what has been done so far.
- The support and resources to help them solve it – Tools, budget, attention, care, shielding, buy-in.
If you consider this, how many of the managers you’ve met in your career, how many of those you are working with now, how many of the ones that are in charge of the well-being of hundreds of people, can genuinely be called leaders?
Have you ever considered starting to demand that they behave as such?