From the Independent Business Blogs: 5/4/22

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Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any additional exposure. In this post, every week, I bring you posts of quality from excellent bloggers that don’t get as much publicity.

This week, I’m pointing you to posts by Kevin Eikenberry, LaRae Quy, Gregg Vanourek, Kate Nasser, and Dan Rockwell.

From Kevin Eikenberry: Why We Micromanage (Even If We Don’t Want to)

“Micromanagement. We have all experienced it – and if you are a leader, you have mostly likely done it. Yet no one ever says that great leaders are micromanagers. If it isn’t effective and we don’t like it done to us, why do we micromanage?”

From LaRae Quy: 4 Effective Ways You Can Become More Resilient In 2022

“To say we bounce back from adversity implies we ping back and forth until we return to the person we were before. But once we find ourselves on solid ground after experiencing a crisis, we know that we are different. We have been through something significant; we’ve seen battle and have survived. We have the scars to prove it. We don’t bounce back; we move through.”

From Gregg Vanourek: Take Advantage of that Transition Time in Your Life

“I was worn out. I’d been flying around the country for years, chasing big deals with my team, with intense pressure to close them. Our company needed the cash. I was caught between two top executives secretly undermining each other. And I was beginning to recognize that the fit between the company and my values was steadily evaporating. I wasn’t taking care of myself. Slowly losing touch with my family and friends. Feeling frequent stress and pressure. The excitement I had felt when we were starting up was slowly dissipating, like air leaking from a small hole in a balloon. I kept going for long runs around the lake, wondering if it was time to move on.”

From Kate Nasser: Compelling Reasons to Be Authentic Not Rude

“As I see people being rude and calling it authenticity, I am compelled to share the compelling reasons to be authentic without being rude. Relationships are easily broken; take care of them!”

From Dan Rockwell: 10 Ways to Enjoy Work Now

“You spend much of life working. Enjoy work so you can enjoy life. Enjoy work or hate life.”

How I Select Posts for this Midweek Review

The five posts I select to share in my Midweek Review of the Independent Business Blogs are picked from a regular review of about sixty blogs I check daily and an additional twenty-five or so that I check occasionally. Here’s how I select the posts you see in this review.

They must be published within the previous week.

They must support the purpose of the blog: to help leaders at all levels do a better job and lead a better life.

They must be from an independent business blog.

As a general rule, I only select posts that stand on their own, no selections from a series.

Also as a general rule, I do not select posts that are either a book review or a book report.

I reserve the right to make exceptions to the above.

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