If you’re a good manager…
If you’re a good manager, you can go on vacation for an extended period and your business will not miss you.
If you’re a good manager, you’ve prepared and empowered your team with a clear set of priorities, and the ability to make decisions without you. Even when you’re out of the office and out of touch, the ball is moving forward.
If you’re a good manager, your team is happy to have you back when you return. But you’ll find that your inbox isn’t filled with urgent decisions you need to make, decisions that have stalled progress while you were gone.
If you’re a good manager, catching up from an extended period of time away from the office doesn’t take very long at all. You merely catch up on a few emails, read through a couple progress reports, and pick right back up on the clear priorities set well before you even left.