#LeadershipMinit - It's an adage - but a good one. One of the best team productivity hacks I've learned is to hire people who are better/smarter than you are. Actively work to ensure you're the “dumbest” person in the room.
It allows you to ask questions.
Asking questions allows you to both learn and to provide your team with the knowledge that you value their expertise, input, and opinions. A well-formed question is the best flashlight. Questions provide insights that statements will never recognize.