Are you the bottleneck on your team?

Hi, my name is Heather, and I’m a control freak.

Yep, I said it.

I struggle with letting go and allowing others to support me. I hand things off, but not completely.

Here are some of my go-to excuses:

  • No one does it as well as me
  • I’m the only one who pays attention to details
  • I have to review everything to make sure it’s right

And, although I don’t struggle with this particular excuse, here’s another common one I hear from clients…

“It’s quicker and easier to do it myself than to train someone else.”

So, let me ask you, do you struggle with some of these excuses as well?

If you’re a high-achieving professional, my guess is you have very high standards.

And, if you have high standards, my guess is you’re also a control freak who struggles with delegating and growing a team that can fully support you.

If not, bless you.

If so, thank you for making me feel less alone. 😊

In today’s Hustle & Flow podcast episode, I’m sharing all the lessons I’ve learned this year in growing my team, especially as it relates to delegation.

I know I still have a long way to go, but I’m SO committed to my long-term vision that I’m getting outside my comfort zone and facing my fears head-on.

If you’re ready to do the same, listen to the episode HERE.

We can do it.




Professional Bio

Heather Joy Hubbard is an attorney, speaker, author, and strategic coach. Through her personal and professional development company, she helps attorneys reduce stress, manage priorities, and build a book of business. Prior to her work helping professionals find more balance and success, Heather was a partner and practice group leader at an AmLaw 200 firm. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Copyright, Trademark, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation, Mid-South SuperLawyers, Benchmark Litigation and Managing IP Stars. She was also named one of Nashville's Top 40 under 40 by the Nashville Business Journal. Heather graduated  summa cum laude   from the University of Louisville and received her  juris doctorate  from Vanderbilt University Law School.

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