Wally Bock examines how a manager's focus on the present moment can work to the disadvantage of his team members. Letting people do what they are good at is effective in the short term, but it can prevent them from challenging themselves and developing new skills. "You must help your team and team members succeed both today and tomorrow," Bock writes. Recognize your team members' strengths while encouraging them to overcome weaknesses, he writes.
Why managers should help team members overcome their weaknesses