Exemplary Leaders Empower Rather Than Micromanage

 

  Stress Is Making You Micromanage, Which Is Making Everything Worse BY CATERINA KOSTOULA Are you a micromanager? You will probably say no. Maybe you self-deprecatingly call yourself a “control freak.” Or just “hands-on.” You just “care too much.” And it’s true: You do feel a certain need for a sense of control over your work. You are responsible, after all–perhaps more …

The leadership challenge in building police-community trust.

 

 It is hard to believe how little progress we have made since Rodney King to create positive, trusting police-community relations. Despite mountains of reports, new rules, policies and training materials accompanied by sincere rhetoric, the likelihood of explosive incidents like the current ones in Ferguson Missouri and New York City seems as great or greater than it was in the …