Taking Care of Yourself
Work responsibilities can be overwhelming, but you have a responsibility to take care of yourself.
Arranging Time Off
You are responsible for scheduling time off for yourself. In order to take time off, you need to train your team to run without you.
There are some times when you need to be present. In particular, high-stress, politically fraught deployments need you to make the decisions you will have to live with. It is not fair to expect your staff to make a decision in a situation like this. Any decision they make might expose them to criticism from two or three levels above themselves in the hierarchy.
During long ...