You know the type. She's always checking in on you by emailing, calling or barging into your workspace. Some micromanagers try to subtly shoot the breeze and then drop in questions to check up on your work. Others are more direct, coming in and looking over your shoulder at what you're doing or telling you how to do every little thing. Either way, almost everyone finds this highly obnoxious; even the micromanager probably would if they were in your shoes! How can you ease your pain?