Micromanagement is toxic: Delegation is the cure (6 simple steps)

One of my direct reports once told me in a 1:1 early in my career as a founder: "I've never felt so disrespected in my career." This was a wake-up call. I wasn't delegating, and we weren't aligned on goals and values. I was micromanaging, and second guessing everything. In this video we talk about what it takes to be a great leader: a conductor of people who drive greatness. 

00:00 Intro: My management mistake 
00:58 Hire and delegate to get more time 
02:59 How to delegate in 6 simple steps 
04:38 Delegation's shadow: Micromanagement 
05:39 If delegation fails, ask the deeper questions 
06:21 I was a terrible manager at times when I failed to delegate or align 
07:04 Conclusion: Be a conductor of people