Stuck in the Weeds
It is all too easy for managers who are beset by many issues at once to feel overwhelmed and find themselves stuck in a morass of paralyzing indecision. And yet, it is the manager’s responsibility to make the decisions that guide the team forward to meet business goals. Can your managers get out of the weeds?
4 Warning Signs that Your Managers Are Stuck in the Weeds
When managers are “stuck in the weeds,” they are likely to encounter the following troubling problems brought up by our new manager training participants:
How to Help Managers Get Out of the Weeds
The good news? There are ways for managers to regain control of the weeds and provide a clear path forward. Here are three critical steps to take:
The Bottom Line
Being a manager of people is not easy. But the best managers have learned how to assign tasks appropriately, hold the team accountable, and trust both their employees and themselves to continuously improve. Can your managers get out of the weeds?
To learn more about how managers can rely more on their teams, download 3 Proven Steps to Set Your Team Up to Make Better Decisions
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