There’s some question about who should get the credit for the company’s latest success — you or one of your top staffers. How would you handle the situation?
According to business consultant Scott Berkun, it’s best to always pass the credit on to your employees.
His reasoning: It’s vital for managers to develop a reputation for helping top performers.
In today’s business climate, supervisors are charged with doing more with less. So managers who surround themselves with talented, high-performing staffers have a much easier time than managers who try to take on too much themselves.
And nothing helps to motivate driven workers like recognition for a job well done.
You can read Berkun’s complete essay, How to Manage Smart People.