Are you a leader try­ing to tran­si­tion a com­mand-and-con­trol hier­ar­chy to a cul­ture of employ­ee empow­er­ment and orga­ni­za­tion­al learn­ing? If the shift is not hap­pen­ing as eas­i­ly as you expect­ed, con­sid­er that you may be direct­ing instead of empow­er­ing, or com­mu­ni­cat­ing mixed messages.