All I do is fix problems

I was talking with a manager recently who was lamenting the fact that all he did was fix problems. “It’s like, take a number. They just stand outside my door in a line and bring me their problems.”

 

Managers should help remove obstacles and provide the space for creative solutions, no doubt. But, if you’re a manager, and you spend most of your day solving the problems of your employees, you may want to consider the problem is you.

 

Think about that one.

 

more on this soon…

2009-06-17T14:38:15-04:00

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