Do not confuse this with bossing. Directing is guiding towards positive change. It involves creating change towards positive results. You need to find the style that best suits you. You need to understand how the people under you will react to your form of leading, and then find the best style for you and them. As the leader, you need to encourage and support innovations for you office.
As the leader, you need to encourage and support innovations for your office. Encourage people to act on ideas that they are willing to accomplish themselves. Mistakes may be made, but you can learn from them.