I’m a learner, at least according to Strengths Finder 2.0. Here’s their description of one of my personality traits:
People who are especially talented in the Learner theme have a great desire to learn and want to continuously improve. In particular, the process of learning, rather than the outcome, excites them.
I’m constantly compiling and processing information. I would be content reading and learning all day long. Whether it’s books, blogs, podcasts, or asking good questions, I enjoy the process of learning and discovering new truths. Because of that personality trait, some call me a nerd.
As I was compiling this mornings, I loved the post by Ron Edmondson at his blog, Graced Again. He highlighted the effects on various people when the constraints of micromanagement are removed. I also watched this video, posted by The Soderquist Center:
So, my question to you is this:
Are you a micromanager? Is that working for those you’re leading?