We’ve read articles imploring us to let go of tasks. “Delegate and stay out of it,” they teach us. The experts tell us to stop micromanaging and grant autonomy. They instruct us to step back so our team members can learn, grow, and own their projects. But when the work is ignored, delayed, forgotten or otherwise left undone, it’s a nightmare. That’s how you end up outside a courtroom missing key exhibits and spewing profanity at your paralegal.