The Two Most Powerful Skills to Becoming a Great Manager
Learn How to Delegate and Empower Your Team

Why is it so hard to delegate? What’s stopping you from letting go?

Do you know the most frequent complaint people make about their managers? They’re micromanagers? Are you one? Are you struggling with a boss who is micromanaging you? Wouldn’t you like to change the situation?

In this one-hour, interactive webinar you’ll:

  • Learn simple ways to test if you're micro-managing, and how to delegate more effectively and with less stress.
  • Explore the reasons people don’t delegate as much as they could.
  • Discuss misconceptions around delegating, such as “It’s easier and faster to do it myself”.
  • Brainstorm ways to make it easier to let go and trust your team.
  • Find ways to help a boss who is micromanaging you.
  • Discover the benefits to your career if you become a master delegator.
  • Learn how to empower and inspire your team.

You’ll emerge knowing how to delegate in a way that is aligned with your working style, and how to decrease your stress and increase your influence.



Etta Jacobs is the Founder and Principal of Power in the Middle, an executive coaching and training organization that specifically focuses on empowering mid-level managers and their teams. Prior to becoming an executive coach, Etta gained her corporate expertise as an award-winning design executive at two Fortune 500 companies, where she coached cohorts of managers and directed teams of creative professionals on innovative, multi-media projects. She shepherded her teams through continuous technological transitions and multiple corporate reorganizations—helping them thrive through increasingly aggressive deadlines, uncertainty, and industry-wide disruption. Etta draws upon this 20+ years of corporate experience when coaching. Her passion is helping her clients reach their highest potential—by guiding them to look at events through different lenses, question their assumptions, find creative and unexpected solutions to their career challenges, and to build a career that is aligned with their strengths, talents, and values.

Her clients include Novartis, Agenus, Harvard Business School's Executive Education Program, and various non-profit organizations. Etta holds a Master of Organizational Psychology and is a Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF). Etta earned her MA and her Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from William James College. She has a BFA from Syracuse University.

Date and Time:  
August 21, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 PM




Members: $10; Non-Members: $20

Given our mission is to promote women's development in STEM we would like to offer a one-time free spot in our workshops to those in transition between jobs. Please contact [email protected] if you qualify.

Learn more about and register for our first webinar in this series, "You’ve Been Promoted to Manager: Where Do You Start? Learn How to Manage Your Stress, and Navigate Your New Responsibilities" here.

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