The Micro Manager
So how do you deal with a micro managing boss?
So how do you manage a whirlwind type of boss?
So how do you work successfully with a workaholic?.
really is. All common sense goes out the window and they can become flustered at the most
trivial things. They might have regular outbursts, yelling “why won’t this print?” “My
internet isn’t working?”, “Where have all my contacts gone?!” All those simple things that
are easily resolved.
So how do you work successfully with ‘the genius’?
that document to me, I’ll print it for you”, “I have your contacts here”. The gratitude you will
receive will be overwhelming, they will wonder, wow how did you do that? They will think
you are the genius.
idea that suddenly pops into their head meaning they easily lose focus on the task at hand.
You will need to keep them under control, knowing where they are and where they should be
at all times. In my experience, as soon as you point them back in the right direction they are
back on track and appreciate your guidance.
communicate, it is so important to keep them up to date with their engagements and approach
any issues head-on. As a PA\EA you are a natural born problem solver, nothing fazes you, so
stay confident in your abilities and remember knowledge is power. Be proactive and always
stay one step ahead, you will become their lifeline and they’ll wonder what they ever did