How To Handle An Efficient Staff?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about a boss feeling not needed: How can I handle this without taking the no hands approach or looking insecure?

I feel like my staff doesn’t need me or want me involved in some of the day-to-day operations. I have a senior staff member of whom they look to for almost everything. How can I handle this without taking the no hands approach or looking insecure?

Signed, Director

Dear Director:

Kudos to you! It appears you’ve done well selecting team members who have been trained and who understand the goals & objectives. The Senior Staff member whom the team now looks to would not be there – without you giving proper direction and guidance.

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