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Give Away Your Legos Matrix

by @eborden on July 27, 2022

Balancing new responsibilities, growing team members, and still having fun is a hard part of gaining seniority. We often cling to old tasks we enjoy or complex responsibilities we don’t trust others with. The mantra Give Away Your Legos by Molly Graham is a great mindset to consider when traversing your own growth in an organization. This mindset can help individuals find new heights and greater impact.

At the same time, we can struggle to decide what legos we should be giving away. It can be a useful exercise to periodically write down all of your responsibilities to help you visualize and prioritize them. You can take that activity a step further by ranking your responsibilities on this “give away your legos” matrix!