#82 Favor Guidelines Over Rules and Controls
Minimize excessive rules and controls. Being controlled feels disrespectful and impedes our ability to grow. Establish guidelines instead and make people know that you are available if they have questions or would like you to be a sounding board.
This is the eighty-second post in our series entitled “100 Ways to Connect.” The series highlights language, attitudes and behaviors that help you connect with others. Although the language, attitudes and behaviors focus on application in the workplace, you will see that they also apply to your relationships at home and in the community.