While micromanagement works for some people, most of the time, it's just better to avoid it altogether.
Offloading tasks and responsibilities is sometimes just the right move -- but done prematurely or unwisely, it can be an unmitigated disaster.
Delegate everything. Then delegate some more.
Hands-on leadership isn't easy. But you can see your vision all the way through without discouraging your team.
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