Leadership Today. The Menace of Micromanagement

Micromanagement is generally not the preferred method for a manager to lead his or her team.

For instance, here’s a scenario of what can happen with a company if micromanagement is dominant:

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Leadership Today – What makes an Extraordinary Leader?

I think most of us wants to be an extraordinary leader, or wants to be led by one…

So, how does one become an extraordinary leader? Laura Garnett  in Inc. identified seven things that you can do:

  • Lead by example
  • Empower your team and members
  • Serve your team
  • Know how to inspire and engage yourself in your work
  • Be aware of your unconscious biases and welcome diversity.
  • Be more curious, ask more questions.
  • Always be thinking about your team structure and how to optimize it.

However, you also need specific skills to become an extraordinary leader.

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Making Difficult Decisions are Necessary to Keep a Business on Track

Managers making difficult decisions are mostly taken for granted. Someone has to make a decision, and that’s a manager’s job, say most of us. “When you consider why some leaders are successful and some are not, the difference between a successful and unsuccessful leader is often directly linked to the choices and decisions they make”, says Peter Barron Stark, President of Peter Barron Stark Companies.

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The Humanity of Decision-Making: A Business Perspective…

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Even with Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems, humans mostly need to make the final decisions regarding which business strategies they will pursue. As result of this, we can’t escape the humanity of decision-making in business environments.

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