042: How to Stop Managing and Start Leading in Your Business | Scale Your Way Podcast
042: How to Stop Managing and Start Leading in Your Business
Does the thought of “managing” more people in your business make you cringe? Do you feel like you spend too many hours answering team questions or checking in on deadlines? Sometimes you have to learn how to step out of your own way and quit being the bottleneck in your business. Removing yourself as the bottleneck can increase your team’s efficiency and free up your time to focus on other things (like scaling your business).
In this episode, I am sharing how you can stop managing your team and start leading them instead.
You’ll hear my advice on how to guide your team members to make their own decisions and take ownership of their roles. I also let you in on an exercise that will help you become a stronger leader within your company and something one of my clients did that helped save her 4 hours per month (on just one client).
What’s in this episode:
Why you have to let go of your misconceptions about managing
An exercise to help you become a stronger leader
Why you need to communicate the desired end result
The truth about finding people who are better than you at managing
How you can teach team members to make decisions without you