Leaders build teams.
They’re open to new
approaches and they take the risk to trust the people they’ve positioned to
lead their teams.
They release elements of control
and accountability to these trusted teams, but they always retain overall
They take the arrows when
needed. They remove obstacles. They don’t set out gauntlets.
They guide and support the
team, but they let them fly solo as well.
If leaders aren’t willing
to trust their teams then what are they leading?