Many businesses and managers fall into the trap of trying to controlling their teams and employees. On today’s episode we discuss why trying to exercise control is a bad move. We will explain what is actually at the heart of a need to control others and how to readjust your thinking.

We also revisit the topic of alignment, and how this subject of control is a direct response to alignment.

Here are today’s points:

  • The choices people make.
  • How free will interferes with control.
  • Why control is a bad idea.
  • Why control is source of anger and resentment.
  • What to do instead of “controlling.”
  • Control vs. Influence
  • How alignment is related to control.
  • How to identify controlling behavior in yourself.
  • Why you should always focus on the facts.
  • How to look for change, not control.

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