Found this article on LifeHacker… Basically, how to micromanage a micronanager…
Keep an Eye on Your Boss’s Priorities and Stick to Them to Manage Your Micromanager
Working for a micromanaging boss can feel like being in an unhealthy relationship, but you don’t have to cringe in fear or keep your head low hoping that you don’t attract their attention on a given day. Often, micromanaging bosses are simply under pressure themselves to meet shifting deadlines, and lack the empathy to understand how their behavior influences others. If you pay attention to the meetings they’re going to and the changes in their workload, you can adapt to the things that stress them out so they’ll stop bothering you.
It’s a short week thanks to having Monday off. It’s already Wednesday and I love short weeks in the summer because so many people are on holidays and everywhere you go it’s TEMPS, part-timers & newbies… Mike’s top five signs it’s summer at work.
#5. Same DJ appears to be on anytime you turn on the radio.
#4. Usual polite smiles replaced by a lost-stares .
#3. The guy who delivers the paper out ranks everyone.
#2. Instead of the coffee cart, it’s the Pina Colotta cart at the staff meeting.
#1. All calls to anyone above supervisor are forwarded to the PG Golf and Curking Club.
June 1st to June 30th is Prince George’s City Wide Health and Wellness Workplace Challenge – the goal is to increase physical activity within our workplaces by 20%. Top five suggested ways to increase physical activity at work.
#5. Quit servicing the elevators.
#4. Play ‘drop and give me my age’. If you don’t correctly guess a co-workers age, you have to do that many push-ups before you can get your coffee break.
#3. Try texting with your other thumb once in a while. For increased aerobic benefit, try resistance-texting with a rubber band.
#2. Everybody on pogo sticks at the next staff meeting.
#1. Two words: Lunchroom dodgeball!