Management
One Column Jobseekers Must Read

One Column Jobseekers Must Read

My one “must read” for jobseekers is Corner Office, in the New York Times, by Adam Bryant. If you don’t have a subscription, use your free article reads for the month on this column.  Or go to the library and read them there. Every week on Sunday, on the inside front cover of the New... ...Continue Reading
Why You Need to Stop Micromanaging if You Want to be a Leader

Why You Need to Stop Micromanaging if You Want to be a Leader

My clients complain about micromanaging bosses more than any other problem. Yet almost no one sees himself or herself as a micro-manager.  And people have asked me what is so bad about micromanaging.  Isn’t it a good thing to want something done right? Micromanagers Hurt Staff – and Themselves Micro-managers disempower, annoy and anger their... ...Continue Reading
Become the Manager You Wish You Had

Become the Manager You Wish You Had

I’m re-reading the One Minute Manager, the single most useful management book I’ve read – and I’ve read plenty! The simplicity of the One Minute Manager model is staggering.  And it is based on how humans really function most effectively.  In the world of the One Minute Manager, there is no such thing as micromanaging.... ...Continue Reading