Micromanagement is a not only a problem in organizations, it’s a big problem. But I am not telling you anything you don’t know because anyone who has had a boss for an extended period of time can relate to being micromanaged.
The question is, why are we seeing so much of it today? The answer might lie in an old NBA practice called “Player-Coach.” The “player-coach” model has made its return in corporate America and it isn’t going away anytime soon. So try these tactics to ensure you don’t end up a “micromanager.”
Ultimate Leadership Academy Do you lead a team and want to go to the next level? Learn more about our 6-month online academy based on servant leadership principles, expert coaching, and practical action plans. Learn more here
Free Leadership Profile Assessment Join over 25k leaders and discover how well you are leveraging love and discipline as a leader and find out what profile you are for free.
Free Culture Assessment Join over 200 companies who have discovered what level of company culture currently exists in their organization today. (Toxic, Deficient, Common, Advanced, Elite) Take it for free here.
About the Author John Eades is the CEO of LearnLoft, a full-service organizational health company which exists to turn managers into leaders and create healthier places to work. John was named one of LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Management & Workplace and was awarded the 2017 Readership Award by Training Industry.com. John is also the host of the “Follow My Lead” Podcast, a show that transfers stories and best practices from today’s leaders to the leaders of tomorrow. He is also the author of FML: Standing Out and Being a Leader and the upcoming book “The Welder Leader.” You follow him on instagram @johngeades.