By Monica Hahn
One of the benefits of my “portfolio career” is that I am able to see the same management and marketing challenges from several different angles. Any good photographer knows that a change in perspective can completely alter the scene.
Recently, I’ve been talking with several of my coaching clients, with my fellow Elements Massage franchisees, and with my nonprofit colleagues about the importance of letting go of control. Theoretically, we all agree that we want to delegate more. We want to empower our people & free up our own time. We are also committed to results, and reluctant to take the chance that they won’t be delivered – often because we’ve been burned when extending that trust in the past. Here are six key lessons I’ve gleaned from the wise folks in my portfolio.