The fastest way to lose talent is to micromanage it. Leading isn’t about being right, it’s about setting the conditions for “right” to happen.
According to the State of the American Workplace report. 60% of employees don’t believe they have the opportunity to do what they do best every day at work. And especially after Covid, working remotely is the new normal for many of us. Managers, directors, or leaders who sense a lack of control due to their lack of employee interaction may micromanage their teams, leading to reduced engagement, poor motivation, and low productivity.
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2:18 Actions for Leaders to Avoid Micromanaging
4:13 Four Essential Communication Skills for Managers & Leaders
4:53 Four Performance Management Conversations to Master
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Simon Sinek once said:
A boss who micromanages is like a coach who wants to get in the game. Leaders guide & support, then sit back & cheer from the sidelines.
About Mert Damlapinar
Mert Damlapinar has been in director roles for eCommerce, digital marketing, and sales, he’s currently Global eCommerce Lead for Mondelez International. He holds a master’s degree in Applied Business Analytics from Boston University (magna cum laude), executive management certificates in Integrated Digital Marketing from Cornell University, and Applied Data Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He’s a member of MIT Technology Review Global Insights Panel, Consumer Goods Technology Executive Council, The Digital Shelf Institute Executive Forum, and Brand Innovators Labs Innovation Advisory Council.
He’s currently working on his 2nd book.
Opinions are my own, not the view of my employer Mondelez International.