Great Bosses Avoid Micromanaging

Great Leadership

Great Bosses ¬†command when their team needs it but avoid micromanaging. They put players where they need to be. They identify and recognize the skills of individuals people and nature bring out the skill that need to be developed within the team. ¬†BossHoles take a solid power hitter and turn her into a weak singles hitter. They take somebody with tremendous speed and agility and put them in a position when they can't use their speed to its full advantage. Great Bosses not only put people in … [Read more...]

Great Bosses Inspire their Teammates to Engage in and Believe in the Team's Mission

Great Leadership

Great Bosses create an environment that allows teammates to thrive in their roles. They do that by driving all important decisions as close to the bottom of the organization as possible, and then empowering teammates to make those decisions without fear or punishment. A BossHole, on the other hand, paralyzes the creativity and resilience of the team by hoarding decision making power closer to the top of the organization, thereby communicating to the entire team that teammates are not … [Read more...]