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3.8 How to Retire Painlessly

When you feel you don’t have the energy to manage the team successfully, or perhaps you start losing motivation, please inform It would be substantially easier if you try to find a replacement or recommend a specific person—we will try to find someone in any case, but your judgment is important and it will be considered with priority.

An excellent way to step down is to do it with a “plan”—suggest the person you consider capable of doing the job as co-leader (see Co-leaders) and retire completely when she is absolutely ready to proceed without your further help and advice.