Why You Should Learn To Micromanage

Somehow, somewhere, the term “micromanage” got a bad name. If you have a team or confident experts, yeah, sure, micromanagement is a poor strategy, but what about the opposite? How can micromanagement make sense? If your new hire is low in skill and also low in confidence, you may need to use micromanagement to get […]

The First Thing To Do When You’re Disorganized

You’ve got more emails. The phone is ringing. Your boss walks in and tells you about 3 things you need to do. . . . Does any of this sound or feel familiar? This is one of those classic cases of “fire of the day” management style. When I’ve brought the Agile framework into a […]

Make This Mistake And Be Stuck forever

As soon as you wake up, you’re thinking about everything you’ve got to do. But even when you put your to-do list together, you get blindsided by firey hot crises. Phone calls come in, old tasks resurface, and you feel like you’re being pulled in a million directions at once. At the end of the […]