The Subtle Art of Staying in Control While Also Delegating Work to Others
It is one of the many challenging paradoxes of leadership: how to empower people without delegating so much that you’re in the dark. My colleague Akira Hoshino, one of our mentors at Merryck & Co., shared with me a key lesson he learned about delegating during his time spent as a CEO and in other senior executive roles.
Q. What themes come up most often when you’re advising senior executives?
A. It’s about relationships. My belief comes from a Confucian concept called Shu…