“You’re doing, you’re tall enough! A big … classic. This tone of obsolete paternalism translates somewhere a lack of confidence – by implication, “it would be much better with me”. While, precisely, it is the opposite message that should be communicated to boost the team: “you will do very well without me, I am sure!
“Pierre, I need your know-how: could you put yourself in charge of Mauricette’s starting pot?” Here is a sentence – obsequious limit – that can easily be interpreted as a sign of Peter’s lack of consideration. As much as play free and privilege proximity or create a link with a sentence of the type: “Can you / Can you do me a little service?”