How to Cultivate Autonomy In Your Organization
Micromanaging employees can be the bane of a small business. Not only can it reduce employees’ confidence in themselves and in the leader’s ability to lead, but it can also devalue workplace appreciation, making workers feel unmotivated in their jobs and undervalued by their bosses.
Delegating, on the other hand, might be both the least-practiced leadership skill by small business owners and the greatest asset to business growth. So if you find it difficult to relinquish control, focus instead on what can be gained by “backing off.”