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empower

verb To encourage or provide a person with the means or information to become involved in solving his/her own problems
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It's not uncommon to assume--mistakenly--that everybody wants to feel empowered and to influence his or her areas of responsibility.
Empowered leaders "do it all"; empowering leaders enable others to do ministry effectively.
Employees are also empowered when leaders ask for their assistance in solving department/community problems.
And as people power becomes the driving force in American industry, leaders will be more successful at aligning empowered employees behind a national quality vision.
And when social service systems are empowered by, and on behalf of, society, everybody wins.