Micromanaging is almost never a good thing. But, toeing the line between being a good manager and a micromanager can be tough. Ron Edmondson shares some of the most common reasons many leaders micromanage.
In leadership, whether you’re leading in the church, in the workplace, in the home, or some combination of the three, you will face opposition. As you approach and face opposition, it’s important to be tenacious.
You’re going to fail. Just be honest with yourself. If you haven’t failed as a leader yet, you will at some point. Messing up is usually a small problem that is only compounded if you don’t own it. Leaders: own your mistakes.
If you’re married, and you want to be an effective leader in the workplace, church, or otherwise, you must invest time and effort into your marriage. Investing in your marriage is imperative for the health of your family, but not doing so can have terrible effects on your work, too. Check out this helpful post from Matt Chandler on four practical ways you can invest in your marriage.
“It can be tough enough to manage your own stress. But how can you, as a manager, help the members of your team handle their feelings of stress, burnout, or disengagement?” Rich Fernandez explains in a recent article at Harvard Business Review.