Leaders- are you giving direction or directions?
➡️ Directions are prescriptive
➡️ Direction is a guide
Direction allows your employees to apply their own strategy to getting their work done.
Direction prevents people from feeling smothered or stuck while getting tasks done because they don’t have to follow a step-by-step formula that YOU gave them.
Direction shows your employees that you trust their methods of completing work.
I wrote an article for Forbes about how leaders can give direction instead of directions.