Micromanage & prosper

Micromanage & prosper

Few days ago I've encountered a short quote that had nailed something very important IMHO: "Walt Disney. Steve Jobs. Bill Gates. They were all micromanagers. What is it the the most successful leaders micromanaged? They micromanaged product, they didn't micromanage people." Jim Highsmith, Thoughtworks at ParadigmShift 2014 Simply brilliant. Musk, Bezos, Jobs & their alikes - obsessed with their vision, people who really know what they want & aren't afraid to strive for that, even if it means going down to the tiniest detail (so nothing is left to chance). Undoubtedly they were/are crucial factors in the…

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How to kill the productivity in your team - ultimate guide to *micromanagement*

*** Warning! This blog post contains shitloads of irony. Use with caution! *** So, you want to be a *micromanager*? The shiny center of the universe, the ultimate source of universal knowledge, the last hope for hopeless and despaired, the *only* one who’s always right. You’ve come to the perfect place … Let me give you some advice … Who’s a micromanager (MM)? MM is an absolute and infinite egoist & egocentric. He has a high self-esteem, most likely because he has already achieved something he was good at and he was recognized for that by…

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