Micromanagement

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3 Signs You Have Succumbed to Helicopter Management
Micromanagement

3 Signs You Have Succumbed to Helicopter Management

There is nothing efficient about hovering over the people you hired because you trusted they can do the job.
Katie Jansen
How This Founder Learned to Trust His Team
Make More Happen

How This Founder Learned to Trust His Team

Steven Izen, founder and CEO of lifestyle brand Lokai, talks about how he handled a company setback -- even when he had no control.
Grace Reader
Learn When to Delegate and When to Micromanage
Managing Employees

Learn When to Delegate and When to Micromanage

There's a time to delegate, and there's a time to do things yourself.
Fan Bi
Entrepreneurs Can Save Their Startups When They Stop Micromanaging
Leadership

Entrepreneurs Can Save Their Startups When They Stop Micromanaging

Micromanagement can be bad for business. Here are five tips to help you let go.
Syed Balkhi
The Entrepreneur's Curse: Watching The Watchman!
Hiring Employees

The Entrepreneur's Curse: Watching The Watchman!

Your company wouldn't exist without you, but once you begin hiring you've got to get out of the way and let your employees do their jobs.
Issamar Ginzberg
It's OK to Micromanage Certain Aspects of Your Business
Entrepreneur Network

It's OK to Micromanage Certain Aspects of Your Business

Entrepreneur Network partner Patrick Bet-David outlines ways micromanaging can actually be beneficial to your company.
Entrepreneur Network
What Happens When You Empower Employees Instead of Micromanage Them?
Managing Employees

What Happens When You Empower Employees Instead of Micromanage Them?

Employees granted autonomy over their schedules actually work more. Reason? They're more content.
Andre Lavoie
Jordan Zimmerman: 'You Cannot Micromanage Anything and Run a Company This Big'
Team-Building

Jordan Zimmerman: 'You Cannot Micromanage Anything and Run a Company This Big'

In this installment of AskJZ, the advertising guru says that you must build and trust a team in order to thrive in any business.
Tracy Byrnes
4 Signs a CEO is 'Holding the Stick Too Tightly'
Leadership

4 Signs a CEO is 'Holding the Stick Too Tightly'

The best shots in hockey come from a firm but relaxed grip on the stick. Business leaders need that same sort of hold on their organizations.
Ken Dunn
4 Founding Essentials for Creating a Culture of Resilience
Ready To Launch

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
Micromanagement

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)
Bad Bosses

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