Refuse The Monkey
One of the first mistakes new managers make (and some seasoned ones) is trying to fix everything. And worse, they are creating the environment where their team will just keep coming to them with problems and this creates a dependency on you.
Now, why it can be nice to be needed, it’s NOT how you become and effective, and influential leader.
You need to make sure your team keep their own monkeys, and you support them.
Have a listen and tell me how you’re going to use this information!