Mar 3, 2023
Ep. 55: The critical difference between managing complexity and micromanaging with Bill Murphy
There is a critical difference between managing complexity and micromanaging that all leaders need to know about. Our Hot Mess Hotline guest, Bill Murphy, breaks down how to know when you've reached a ceiling of complexity that requires you to step back into the details of the work.
This is different from micromanaging, however. And if you're seeing the same mistakes over and over, yet your team is supposed to have a process in place, you need to lead in a new way.
Hear about Bill's inflection point as a CEO while in a hospital bed and how he became fearless.
About Bill Murphy
Bill founded RedZone Technologies in 2001 with the vision of deploying an elite team of experts, rigorous assessments, and dependable solutions to thrive in the “red zone.” Then with his team of experts, managing the most challenging IT security projects, and unlike many, consistently closing the gap on the final 20% of project deliverables.
He has recruited and trained an elite team of IT security specialists and has developed the CIO Scoreboard and Security Assessment Methodology to work in unison with clients. The success of this vision has meant consistently delivering on promises and earning customers’ lifelong loyalty. As a result, Bill has guided the company to a top position in Enterprise Cybersecurity and IT Managed Services marketplace. Responsible for the vision and direction of the company, he has kept a concentrated focus on “Delivering on Promises” and earning “Customers for Life.”
Leveraging the CIO Innovation Group that he championed starting in 1999, RedZone is continually testing and experimenting with technologies that can be used to solve the toughest IT security challenges; those that survive are recommended to customers. In this quickly evolving environment, his leadership has made RedZone Technologies an avenue for innovation solutions, while remaining a dependable and reliable partner in the face of rapidly changing technologies and threats.
A prolific thinker and communicator, Bill publishes educational articles, podcasts, and innovative ideas regularly in the RedZone Technologies blog, podcast and hosts the long-running CIO Innovation Group, which gives Information Technology executives the chance to share expertise with peers, build professional relationships, and learn about new innovations while expanding their leadership skills. About RedZone Technologies
Founded in 2001, RedZone Technologies provides comprehensive Risk Assessments, Security Solutions, Integration, Professional Services, Managed Services, and more. “Delivering on Promises and Customers for Life,” this is our vision. They're successful because their clients can always count on them. We live in a quickly evolving cyber-security environment. In response to ever-changing industry standards, government regulations and worldwide threats, RedZone continuously innovates solutions and assessment methodologies.
At RedZone it’s not just about making a living. It’s about making a life and sharing it with others. Their people are passionate about learning, growing, supporting one another, and supporting the important missions of our local community.
Their team and their passions are the reason why they help those in need, encourage growth of knowledge and career, and regularly recognize the team for the amazing people they are.