Originally Posted by Onion
I find it hard to tell from what you shared if you are indeed micro-managing. But if I worked for you, I could clearly tell! I've been micro-managed and it's not pleasant for me. (some people like to be micro-managed...I am not the manager for them!)
One thing that stood out for me within your comments was how you end up with your system full of their projects. I manage a number of people and I have them track their own stuff and don't add it to my list. When I meet with them I may have a Next Action on my list of something like:
Ask Peter the status of the deck project.
but I wouldn't have the deck project in my list, if Peter is the one handling it.
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