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Learning with Lynda.com: Avoid the Pitfalls of Micromanagement

In Avoiding Micromanaging, you will uncover three common contributing factors to micromanagement and discover alternative ways to evaluate and delegate so your colleagues have more opportunities to learn and grow.

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Can you see commonalities between the three common factors in this video to your past experiences with micromanagement? What strategies do you think can help overcome these obstacles?

Learn more great tips in the full course: Delegating Tasks to Your Team (50m)

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Learning with Lynda.com: Understanding Servant Leadership

When UBC’s new president Professor Santa Ono introduced himself to the UBC community, he emphasized his commitment as a servant leader who works on behalf of the entire UBC community. Helping others succeed and focusing on the people and communities within an organization are main attributes of servant leadership. Understand more about this leadership style, and discover five traits of servant leaders, in this short Lynda.com video: Becoming a Servant Leader.

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We can all exhibit servant leadership, regardless of our role at the university. How does servant leadership resonate with you and in what ways do you see it in action at UBC?

Learn more great tips in the full course: New Manager Fundamentals (1h 12m)

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