Identify your possible "over-presence"
Over-presence can be very concrete and concern:
I do what the team could or should do, by themselves
I check things that could be checked by the team themselves
- Areas of responsibility
My co-workers must get my approval for most decisions or actions to be taken
- Representing the team
I participate in meetings or outside events while a co-worker would bring added value to them
It can also be psychological :
My team knows that "things have to go through me".
Construct a new framework
Collaborating in another way implies making the new rules
explicit and removing possible hindrances. Why function differently?
What exactly is expected? How will we know if it's more
effective? What obstacles will we encounter? What do we have to
These responses make it possible to sketch out a functional dynamic where everyone knows how they fit in.
A required condition for confidence to be communicative:
believing that the individuals are really capable of doing things, of
succeeding, of finding relevant solutions, of improving what
exists; accepting "hiccups", allowing people to make mistakes,
and learning from them. Trust is expressed in actions, in the everyday,
and in crisis situations.