Delegating vs. Micromanaging: Learn How to Let Go and Empower Your Team

The two most powerful skills to becoming a great manager are delegating well and empowering your team

Why is it so hard to delegateWhat’s stopping you from letting go? Did you know that the most frequent complaint people make about their managers is they’re micromanagers? Are you one? Are you struggling with a boss who is micromanaging you? Wouldn’t you like to change the situation?

Participants will:
  • Learn simple ways to test if you are 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.
  • Learn the benefits to your career if you become a master delegator.
  • Learn how to empower and inspire you team.
Emerge knowing how to delegate in a way that is aligned with your working style, so that you can empower and  inspire your team to become even more creative and productive.


About the Speaker

Etta Jacobs is the Founder and Principal of Power in the Middle, an executive coaching and training organization with the mission of empowering mid-level managers and their teams. Prior to becoming an executive coach, Etta worked in the corporate world, at two Fortune 500 companies, where she supported her teams through continuous change and disruption. Etta coaches individuals and teams at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program, Inari, Microsoft, Seattle Children’s, and Takeda Pharmaceuticals. She holds a Master of Organizational Psychology and is a past President of the Board of WEST.


Date and Time:  
July 11, 2023
6:00 - 7:30 PM


Members: $5; Non-Members: $15


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