Ascend CEO Berry said, "I have a habit of doing all the tasks on my own, rather than empowering others to do it. My reasoning is that it's definitely faster if I do it, or I don't want to do it for Team members increase their workload. But in fact, empowerment means giving team members the autonomy to work, making team members feel trusted, and at the same time, I have email list more time to focus on the most important tasks that can only be done by me.”
She also said that she often reminds herself that if you don't understand empowerment, you're effectively depriving team members of opportunities to grow.
Sora CEO Becaro said that if you have some tasks at hand that are always not completed in time, or are replaced by other priorities, then you should consider delegating those tasks to team members to complete.
Massella Dukuly, director of team empowerment at leadership skills accelerator LifeLabs Learning, likes to ask herself this question: "Have I asked anyone for help lately?"
"Many times, we always like to do everything by ourselves, on the one hand, this is because we know that we can complete these tasks better; on the other hand, we also believe that if we do it ourselves, we can also do it in a shorter time. Time to complete the task. But this is a common leadership fallacy. In fact, we should spend time and energy on specific tasks and strategic thinking. It is also difficult for the team to obtain real growth opportunities, which may lead to difficulties such as job burnout and workplace stress for team members, and ultimately affect the development of the company.” Dookuli said.