Empowering Your Staff is Mutually Beneficial

By Gorden Tredgold, Founder and CEO, Leadership Principlesprofessionals

“What I love about empowerment is that it’s mutually beneficial.

I Am Not The Source of All Great Ideas

As much as I hate to admit it, I have not cornered the market in expertise. I don’t know everything, and I certainly don’t have all of the best answers. By empowering people and giving them the opportunity to contribute and to solve problems opens us up to the collective knowledge we have.

It Frees Me Up to Work on Bigger Things

When a team is empowered, they take much more ownership and become much more self-sufficient. This, in turn, gives me much more time to work on more strategic or more important things.

It Makes Me Attractive to Work For

No one likes to work for a micro-manager, and I find that the more I empower my teams and give them the freedom to achieve success in their own way, the happier and more productive they become. I then start to attract talented people who are looking for exactly these kinds of opportunity.

It Generates Better Results, Which Puts Me In Demand

Having a reputation for having happy, successful teams also makes you more attractive to other companies and clients. This can lead to bigger and better opportunities.

It’s More Fun

I enjoy work so much more when I get to work in a happy, enthusiastic and successful environment!”


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CAMICB is a more than 25 year old independent professional certification body responsible for developing and delivering the Certified Manager of Community Associations® (CMCA) examination. CAMICB awards and maintains the CMCA credential, recognized worldwide as a benchmark of professionalism in the field of common interest community management. The CMCA examination tests the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform effectively as a professional community association manager. CMCA credential holders attest to full compliance with the CMCA Standards of Professional Conduct, committing to ethical and informed execution of the duties of a professional manager. The CMCA credentialing program carries dual accreditation. The National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accredits the CMCA program for meeting its U.S.-based standards for credentialing bodies. The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) accredits the CMCA program for meeting the stringent requirements of the ISO/IEC 17024 Standard, the international standards for certification bodies. The program's dual accreditation represents compliance with rigorous standards for developing, delivering, and maintaining a professional credentialing program. It underscores the strength and integrity of the CMCA credential. Privacy Policy: https://www.camicb.org/privacy-policy

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