You take a lot of pride in being a boss and in running a tight ship. There’s no time for confusion or for mistakes, so in an effort to avoid that you go out of your way to be extra clear and check in as often as possible.
As well-meaning as these efforts are, they can sometimes backfire. Over-communicating is at best a little annoying, and at worst, a reminder that you don’t think your team’s capable of getting the job done.
So, here’s a friendly reminder to give everyone you work with more credit. I promise that delegating isn’t akin to leaving someone on a deserted island. You can do this!
In fact, you can do this by starting to trust your team to do the following:
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