Question: I just found out that I’ve been promoted to manage my team. My whole career, I’ve suffered by being micromanaged by high control, demanding bosses. How can I avoid micromanaging my new staff?
Alice Waagen says: In the last three decades that I’ve been in the workforce — as an employee, manager, and now a business owner who coaches managers — I’ve seen a lot of managers in action. Sometimes their style is to be a micro-managing maniac. Other times, they are the invisible manager who dumps assignments then walks away. (more…)