Most people put micromanagement in a category that includes root canals and interminable in-law visits. To be fair, they’re not entirely incorrect. Micromanagers are typically an organizational scourge. But what if there were a way to micromanage usefully?
Most leaders have innate characteristics that tend to hold steady over time. “He tends to be fairly stubborn.” “She’s high-energy and no-nonsense.” Honestly, those traits can be assets rather than impediments.
Like most leadership skills, emotional intelligence can only be learned through experience. No matter how much empathy and recognition of others’ feelings you bring to the table, you need to practice EI to improve.
Award-winning CEO and Leadership Keynote Speaker. Author.
Krister Ungerböck grew his software company 3,000% – from a small team in St. Louis to hundreds of employees in 8 countries. Chart-topping employee engagement ratings of 99.3% led to 5 consecutive annual Top Workplace Awards.
As a global leadership expert – the world’s first Leadership Archaeologist – Krister has done business in 40 countries, built businesses in 6, and lived in 3. A retired tech CEO at age 42, he travels to the corners of the earth (so you don’t have to) in order to discover hidden, powerful leadership secrets.
Krister Ungerböck is a global leadership expert, CEO coach, and sought-after keynote speaker. Former CEO of one of the largest family-owned software companies in the world, Krister grew his company 3,000% – from a handful of people to hundreds of employees in 8 countries. Known as the Leadership Archaeologist, Krister ventures to uncharted leadership lands to discover leadership secrets. Through his keynotes and book – The Language of Leadership – he guides leaders at all levels to increase employee engagement and business growth.