Setting Expectations

Communication: What employees want most

Most leaders assume everyone on their team already knows what is expected of them.

But are you communicating what you expect?

Setting and managing expectations is essential to success. In fact, the failure to set clear expectations is what ultimately leads to disappointment, underperformance, and strained relationships.

Leadership certainly isn’t easy—but unclear or vague expectations makes the job infinitely more difficult.

The most effective leaders I know take the time to consciously establish their expectations. This week, I share some of their best practices to communicate expectations with their team, as well as tips to keep in mind as you define and set your own expectations. Check it out:

Or stream it on your favorite podcast platform! It is episode 112 of the Getting Results podcast: Setting Your Leadership Expectations. It’s available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, Spotify, and others.