Control Is For Beginners

Will your product work? Will your team respond well to change? Will next year be the best? Will you reach your goal?

We don’t know. And it might not be worth predicting.

How about letting go of control?

Control is for beginners.

Instead, trust seems like a more realistic strategy, one that puts first people’s freedom to take measured risks, test, learn, and respond. Trust leaves more room for innovation. It fosters autonomy and makes success scalable.

You may not feel good about letting go of control. However, you can choose what to do about this sentiment. Which, interestingly, may change the way you feel about trust.

Control is for beginners. It’s time to become a pro.


“Control is for beginners” - Ane (Jazzcode founder Carl Størmer’s wife).

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