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How to Create Transparent Communication

Feb 26, 2021
Let's be real...the expectations of the leaders of our organizations change frequently.
*cough cough*
2020, anyone?
Setting 2020 aside, I'm seeing this happen across organizations at an even more rapid rate in 2021.
Things can move so fast sometimes that clearly communicating new or changing expectations takes a back seat to getting things done.
However, if everyone doesn't get on the same page sooner rather than later, there's a price to pay, quite literally.
If leadership isn't communicating the latest and greatest expectations, employees simply aren't given the opportunity to rise to them.
This can lead to missed opportunities for increased earnings and/or efficiencies.
Not to mention, low employee morale when they find out their performance isn't meeting expectations and their pay is affected.
In times like these, making time to get on the same page is of the utmost...
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The Gift of Being Micromanaged

Feb 09, 2021
If you have ever worked for a micromanager, raise. yo. hand.  ‍‍
Uh huh. I see you.
Being micromanaged can feel invasive, exhausting, frustrating and [fill in your experience here].
It can feel cutthroat sometimes, too.
As in, if you don't dot every "i" and cross every "t," then you're going to lose your job.
Just writing that makes my immune system shutter.
Living with the fear of losing your job and income is rough.
But, what if that micromanager was actually giving you an opportunity to determine how committed you really are to the objectives of your role, and meeting or exceeding those objectives?

What if being micromanaged was for your benefit?

Maybe your experience has gone something like this...
Your manager just told you what to do and how to do it.
You want to achieve the same thing they want and you have an idea of how to do it better, but they don't seem to be receptive...
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