While many people complain about being micromanaged, very few think of themselves as micromanagers. But if nobody is a micromanager, then who is doing all the micromanaging?
The reality is that everyone has the ability to innovate; and if you can tap into that ability, your organization has a much better chance of success.
It's easy to use office politics as an excuse for a lack of achievement or an outlet for your frustration. But it may be a lot more effective to use politics as a way to get things done.
Let's look at several characteristics of successful consultants and determine whether these would be the same or different for successful leaders. Here are three such characteristics.