It’s always a good idea to gain perspective from your team. Making decisions in a vacuum is a recipe for looking out of touch.
But watch out. When asking for input becomes few and far between, you risk looking like a leader who palms choice-making onto others and avoids accountability. Or as Grant Tait puts it, a “no-decision” manager.
The author of the satire titled book How to Become a No-Decision Manager, Tait spares no one. Despite spearheading a company that prides itself on its collaborative culture, this type of toxic management style survives “in all different types of organisations”.