We’re thrilled to point out that VividCortex CEO Baron Schwartz has had a second article published through Fast Company this week. This one, titled “Four Signs You’re Micromanaging Your Employees,” elaborates upon a few telltale behaviors that indicate when a manager is getting overinvolved with employees’ workflow. Such micromanagement can easily do far more harm than good, but its often difficult to see when you’re doing it yourself. Baron is careful to point out, however, that when a manager understands the limits of micromanaging, it can lead to great opportunities for strong work all around.
They say that if you give someone a fish, they’ll be fed for a day, but if you teach them how to fish, they’ll be fed for life. That lesson still holds true for leaders at risk of micromanaging. Don’t let your own ideas or your perfectionism prevent people from learning from mistakes.
Be sure to check out the full article here!