I often pretend that as a manager I don’t achieve anything apart from creating teams that perform. I say it jokingly but there is a lot of truth in it. My personal opinion is that a manager can only be as good as his team and can never outperform them. So the more expertise you have in your team and the more strategic the thinkers around you, the more you excel yourself. The feedback I get from the people around me, is that I delegate, entrust and empower. This doesn’t mean that my direct reports perform in isolation or that I don’t know where to go. On the contrary, but in essence : the one thing I can really add is to provide context,…