5 Steps To Transform Micromanagers And Bullies Into Better Leaders
In a recent post, we reflected on leaders who can fall into one of two categories that few would envy: The Micromanager or The Bully. To quickly recap, The Micromanager will hover over employees, never let those employees produce anything significant on their own without the Micromanager’s say-so and generally speaking live in a world of insecurity. The Bully is never transparent as communicator, doesn’t tell his employees anything and only gives them tasks beneath what they’
Are You A Micromanager Or A Bully?
“Sure, not everybody loves me. But a micromanager? Nah. I couldn't possibly be that. I'm not a micromanager. I don't hover over people." It’s easy for a leader to view themselves in a highly positive light, especially if they haven’t received a great deal of honest feedback from others or they haven’t held a mirror up to themselves recently. However, when I ask a lot of questions of them in person, many leaders get in a defensive position in a hurry: "Why are you asking me so