- Confidence you lost when someone mishandled a previous responsibility. To correct that, think about whether your mistrust is justified or whether the individual deserves a chance to shoulder something sizable again.
- Comparisons with other team members whom you believe are more capable. You need to put another assignment on his or her plate to address the issue.
- Prejudice or insecurity on your part. None of us is immune from these errors. As a leader, part of your job is to confront your own prejudices.
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