Two weeks back we had a leadership training session. The instructor suggested that managers and team members alike should share their expectations with each other. The exercise is supposed to foster trust and transparency. I thought that was a really cool idea.
At the same time I found that it possibly could be a recipe for disaster. What if my team members didn’t live up to my expectations or what if I didn’t live up to theirs? What if the values in the expectations were not in line with my own. Continue reading