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Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen?

How to co-manage better

Unless I count working for myself, never in my career have I had just one boss, and I’m willing to bet it’s the same for many of you.

And while dealing with multiple managers can be a challenge, what if you’re the boss, trying to manage employees alongside several others? How do you know who’s really in charge? How can you effectively mentor and train your employees without stepping on the toes of your colleagues?

While the saying “it takes a village” may apply nicely to child rearing, it can be a bit more frustrating (and often counterproductive) in a work setting. If you’re dealing with too many cooks in the kitchen, try these strategies to assure you all work in harmony toward the same goal.

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