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How We Get Away With Not Micromanaging

I read a good article in Entrepreneur today that advocates against the evil “micromanagement cycle.” I hate micromanagement. Our un-agency hates micromanagement too, which makes it a heck of a lot easier for me to comfortably manage an awesome team of folks. There’s definitely no need to be micromanaging. In fact, if you’re finding yourself [...]

By |June 7th, 2014|Culture, Hiring, Managing|2 Comments

Does Hiring Based on Attitude Trump Hiring Based on Skills?

Earlier this year, Fast Company put out an article listing 7 ways to keep employees happy. The idea is that by keeping employees happy you can keep turnover low, and output and customer satisfaction high. The article sites Marriott and Southwest as two companies that have found a good formula for keeping employees happy, and in [...]

By |May 18th, 2014|Culture, Hiring|0 Comments