Provide A Culture Of Psychological Safety
While you're letting your workers do their work, management needs to sow trust, which begins by offering it to your staff before you receive it from them, Melby said.
The goal is to foster a workplace where smart team members "feel safe enough to openly share real information, resulting in individual engagement and team momentum," he added.
In the end, you want truthful information from your team, Melby said.
And an element of fun can't hurt. "We have to build an amusement park," where people can feel the thrill of entrepreneurship, he said.