There are very few people, if any, who like being micromanaged. The discrepancy between managing and micromanaging is simple, a perspective difference -- the perspective of the business owner and perspective of the team members.
The initial excitement over diving into new markets, making new hires, and cultivating more customer relationships is starting to wear off. It's at this point that I've come to realize three things I wish I knew four years ago about growing a company.
Are you dozing off yet? See, that's the problem. Cost control sounds so one-dimensionally simple it barely seems worthy of managerial-level discussion. Maybe that's why it rarely gets the attention it deserves.