The Challenge of Letting Go

There are many reasons to keep work on your desk that could go to others. But as you grow as a leader and take on increasing responsibility, delegation becomes vital to your success, the success of your team, and the success of your organization. If there are so many good outcomes to delegating, why is it so difficult?

The Terror of Implicit Expectations

“I live with the terror of implicit expectations,” my client told me. Just hearing him say that conjured up several memories of tripping over others’ implicit expectations only to find myself on the receiving end of their anger when I didn’t perform to expectations they never explicitly expressed to me.