You’ve heard the expression, “People don’t leave bad jobs; they leave bad bosses.” When your boss is a micromanager, it’s understandable why you may leave.
In this episode, I’ll help you unpack what micromanaging is and why some people do it. (They are not all bad reasons.) I’ll share a few strategies to help you have a better conversation with a micromanager that may move the relationship in a more positive direction. Plus, I’ll share a valuable tip to help you never become one in your leadership role.
Key Topics & Time Stamps:
· Introduction (0:05)
· Webinar - How Do You Stand Out in an Interview? (1:30)
· Defining Micromanagement & Why People Do It (3:55)
· Dealing with This Relationship (13:22)
· Have an Intentional Conversation (13:47)
· Set Ground Rules (17:55)
· Anticipate Next Moves (21:05)
· One Tip to Help You NOT Become a Micromanager (22:43)
List of Resources:
· Your Mid-Career GPS – Four Steps to Figuring Out What’s Next by John Neral
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