The farce of management and 4 ways to bring humanity back to leadership

Let’s call the current state of management what it is: a farce.

Many self-help books tout this strategy as a way for leaders to display humility. Many employees perceive it as a way for them to shirk responsibility. As a manager, you should be able to help when an employee asks for it — not make them solve their own problems. If the employee doesn’t have a solution, help them find one.

So what should change?

1. Reject traditional management assumptions

2. Know that you do not know, or have some humility

3. Be a genuine and direct leader

4. Have transparent, two-way conversations

There is no single prescription for dealing with people.

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Writing evidence-based, thought-provoking content to spread knowledge and ideas that help people. I hold an MS I/O Psychology and BA Philosophy.

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Kara J

Kara J

Writing evidence-based, thought-provoking content to spread knowledge and ideas that help people. I hold an MS I/O Psychology and BA Philosophy.

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