One of the best gifts I’ve ever received was being given way too much high-stakes responsibility at my first "real job" when I had little experience.
When sink or swim is your only option, you learn how to swim — fast.
Being a control freak only ensures that your company never gets to the next level. If you’re interested in cultivating your employees into leaders, they don’t need more busy work. They need more of the important stuff you’re hesitant to take off your own plate.
Originally published February 2015