Surviving, Old School Command-and-Control

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Survive in a micr-managed work environmentIf you work in an office that had rule book that would make a judge cry, then you’re going to love this one.

On this episode of The Spark we’re getting old school.

Devastatingly Old School….

We’re bringing back these oldie but office zinger.

  1. “Do as you’re told”,
  2. I say “jump” you say, “how high”
  3. ASAP
  4. “Do it or else”
  5. “Just wait til the boss (or Mama) finds out.”

The work world is changing and living under the threat of getting fired just breeds resentment and fuels your motivation to start looking for the next gig.

But in the meantime, how do you survive and even thrive in a micro-management environment?

In other words, what if you’re being treated at the office like a deviant 2-year old who just had their ipad ripped from their hands?

Check out this episode and find out

I’m covering:

  • The 5 warnings that you’re in a command-and-control micromanaged work place
  • The Micro-Manager Playbook –> How to manage a micro-manager (if you’re the micro-manager you can use these on yourself!)
  • Why it has nothing to do with you
  • The difference between being hands-on and micro-managing…and what does it mean if the boss used to be just hands-on and is now breathing down your neck
  • The one thing you should never do with a micro-manager that could even make things worse

Just put the play button and enjoy this short and sweet podcast.

Ben