One of the keys to coaching and developing your emerging leaders is to empower them to make decisions and take ownership over outcomes.
But organizations need to create a culture of empowerment, where employees are left alone to do their jobs, make decisions and be accountable for results. It’s not enough simply to tell them they’re empowered. The organization needs to show it by supporting those who empower themselves.
In his Harvard Business Review blog post, Empowering Your Employees to Empower Themselves, Marshall Goldsmith offers some key ways a company can create this culture of empowerment so your key employees can launch forward in their careers.
Are you getting in the way of your emerging leaders’ success by not supporting a culture where they can thrive?