Managing is Trusting People

Julie Zhuo, Inspirit
In conversation with: Tina Seelig, Stanford University

Julie Zhuo is the co-founder of Inspirit, and also the author of The Making of a Manager, a field guide for new managers that was named one of Amazon’s Best Business and Leadership Books of 2019. A turning point in her career as a manager, she says, was realizing that it wasn’t her job to always know the best way to do things. Instead, her job was to coordinate and empower a group of people to solve problems collectively.