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9 Critical Mistakes Leaders Make - Part 2 of 3

Posted by Lisa Berquist on Wednesday, January 11, 2012, In : Leadership 

As I promised, here are the next 3 mistakes that leaders make.  If you missed Part 1 where I listed the first 3 mistakes you can read it here.  The final 3 will be revealed in my next post.  As I stated previously, this list is not all inclusive and in no particular order.  I invite you to take an honest look at the leader you have been and determine if there are areas you may want to improve.

  1. Micro-managing

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Do Others Know What You Expect?

Posted by Lisa Berquist on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, In : Teams 
Too often managers don't communicate the goals and requirements of their team, but instead leave them unsure what to do and how to do it.  This results in hesitation, indecision, lack of performance and miscommunication.

Properly setting expectations for team members will set standards for excellence and results.  Here are a few tips on how to do that:

1.  Start with a vision of what you want the end result to look like.  Not just what you want done, but the results you want to achieve when the...
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