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Stop Giving Your Team Permission

Instead, build an environment that enables real responsibility and growth

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EEffective managers trust their teams, delegating as many decisions as possible to the people closest to the work. This frees us up to spend our energy on shaping the team and addressing critical business challenges. But it isn’t particularly clear how to do this well.




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