If you can’t delegate as you take on more and more leadership responsibility, you can’t scale.
It’s hard. I get it.
Even managers at some of the world’s leading companies have trouble with it.
Take Elon Musk of Tesla and SpaceX: “Musk has to focus on ‘a painfully large number of engineering & manufacturing problems’ at Tesla & SpaceX.”
Why so many?
Musk is notoriously terrible at delegating.
So bad that he left the board of OpenAI last year and now he’s left the company altogether.
If you can’t scale, you can’t have the biggest impact.