Helping the Micro-Manager

Micro-managers – the bane of leadership existence.

As this HBR article suggests, when a leader says I need to be involved as “there is too much at stake to allow this to go wrong” what they are really saying is “I don’t trust my team to do their jobs according to my standards” which is saying a lot!

Check out the article – some signs of micromanagement and good suggestions to “get over yourself”.  (Obviously it’s not for you … it’s for someone you work with!)

https://hbr.org/2014/11/signs-that-youre-a-micromanager