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WARNING | Are you unknowingly micromanaging? Here's how to stop

Are you unknowingly micromanaging? Here's how to stop

Now more than ever before, having confidence in leadership within organisations is essential. Good leaders have spent the past several months steering teams through a raft of instability and uncertainty, and with the workforce now largely operating remotely to stem transmission of the COVID-19 virus, communication has swiftly become a top priority.

However, possibly the greatest test that leaders have faced is the delicate balance between communicating and dominating the working day with shared information. Through the steep rise in meeting requests (which rose by 13% whilst lockdown was enforced) for the average worker, research from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that the average workday had increased by 48.5 minutes. This, obviously, is not conducive to a happy and healthy workforce with a good work-life balance.

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