I’ve just started in a new role and I’m learning the hard way that my manager is fond of micro management. What can I do to show that I can be trusted?
Changing the relationship with your manager from micro-management to autonomy is going to take some work. It will be worth the effort, but just like reformatting a document, it’s going to require attention to detail and persistence to get the job done. Here are some things to focus on using the “oldie but a goodie” trust formula by David Maister in his mantra for professional services The Trusted Adviser.