March 14: Manage by Walking Around

Have you ever heard the expression to manage by walking around? How could walking around make a difference?

  • You talk to the people who are doing the hands on work
  • You make your self approachable
  • You get a feel for the climate and culture of your organization
  • You can look people in the eye and reprimand or encourage them
  • Your butt looks slimmer because you are not sitting at your desk all day
What could you accomplish be walking around your business?