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Discussion on: Why We Micromanage

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Robin Bastiaan

There is no such thing as over-communication. It is much better to give updates too frequent then too infrequent. 💬🤝

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Tyler Hawkins Author

To an extent, yes.

As an extremely exaggerated example, imagine if I sent you a Slack message every one minute though. That's definitely over-communication. And even as a less extreme example, there's some threshold where too many updates creates too much noise.

But as a general principle, absolutely, I agree with you. We should err on the side of over-communicating rather than under-communicating.