I'll admit it. I am a control freak. It's not that everything needs to be done my way. It just needs to be done correctly, preferably on my time schedule.
I've reached a point where I can finally admit I can't do everything by myself. Oh, it's so hard for me to admit that. It actually pains me to admit that. Let's not dwell on this admission too long or I may reconsider.
With new recognition comes a new challenge--delagation. I have to be okay with other people being responsible. More importantly, I have to trust that all will be okay in the end.
I took my first steps towards delagation this week. I passed two tasks to two different individuals.
In the first case, I kept checking with other people to see if the task had been accomplished. It did get done eventually, but all the waiting made me anxious!
The second situation was a bit easier for me to handle. This person sent me text messages looking for my input and actual photos for my approval. It was quite a relief after my earlier experience.
So much for me releasing my need for control.