Micromanagement

News and Articles About Micromanagement

4 Founding Essentials for Creating a Culture of Resilience
Startup Basics

4 Founding Essentials for Creating a Culture of Resilience

How founders communicate and set expectations when the company is tiny will have big implications when it scales.
Jeff Boss
4 Signs That Your Workplace Millennials Are Turning You Into a Helicopter Boss
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4 Signs That Your Workplace Millennials Are Turning You Into a Helicopter Boss

What? Hovering again at work? Better to build a relationship of trust and accountability.
Joanie Connell
7 Strategies for Managing a Micromanager
Micromanagement

7 Strategies for Managing a Micromanager

These types of overseers can suck every ounce of ambition out of you and leave you frustrated, angry and annoyed all at the same time.
Jeff Boss
The Value of Butting Out: How to Stop Micromanaging
Managing Employees

The Value of Butting Out: How to Stop Micromanaging

With better access to information, the hovering micromanager who needs to direct every employee action and check in on every decision has no role.
Michael Pryor
Quiz: Are You a Micromanager? (Infographic)
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Quiz: Are You a Micromanager? (Infographic)

Find out if you're the dreaded control freak boss bullying your office, in 10 quick and very telling questions.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
7 Ways Toxic Managers Stifle Employee Motivation and Productivity
Managing Employees

7 Ways Toxic Managers Stifle Employee Motivation and Productivity

Collaboration, communication and respect are the modern management norm but not every boss has gotten the memo.
Kristin Marquet
These 5 Leadership Styles Have Never Worked for Anybody
Control What You Can

These 5 Leadership Styles Have Never Worked for Anybody

Some people are born leaders but most of us have to learn. It's easier if you skip the stuff proven not to work.
Larry Alton
The 3 Ways Leadership Is the Opposite of What Most People Think
Leadership

The 3 Ways Leadership Is the Opposite of What Most People Think

Leaders don't succeed by barking orders and imposing their will but by delegating, trusting and taking responsibility.
Tor Constantino
5 Lessons Golf Teaches About How to Succeed at Your Business
Lessons

5 Lessons Golf Teaches About How to Succeed at Your Business

There is no such thing as a perfect round of golf, just like there has never been a business that went flawlessly from launch to profitability.
John Boitnott
You're Actually Hurting Your Business With These 5 'Productive' Habits
Productivity

You're Actually Hurting Your Business With These 5 'Productive' Habits

Are your productivity hacks really making you better? Many are myths that are actually holding you back.
Adam Toren
Build a Culture of Ownership at Your Company
Employees

Build a Culture of Ownership at Your Company

Every startup has two types of employees. Here's the type your business needs.
Joel Basgall
Entrepreneurs, Have No Fear of Trusting Your Employees
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Entrepreneurs, Have No Fear of Trusting Your Employees

You weren't afraid of risk when you launched your business, now take the risk of trusting your team to help you grow it.
Heather Ripley
6 Alternatives to Micromanaging Employees
Managing Employees

6 Alternatives to Micromanaging Employees

Communicating goals and letting everyone know how their work contributes reduces the need to micromanage.
Andre Lavoie
The 3-Step Cure for Micromanagement
Delegation

The 3-Step Cure for Micromanagement

Learn to let go safely by putting the proper infrastructure in place -- your business depends on it.
Doug and Polly White