Improve self-aweness and your perceptionof reality.
In case you experience frustration, cynism or a feeling of uncertainty, use these questions to create a better balance between expectations and reality.
- What do I expect?
- How do I perceive reality?
- What specifically is the difference that triggers an unbalance?
- How do I feel about that?
- What is the call to action?
The right level of expectation creates a compelling future and stimulates team action. Discuss expectations to obtain an joint perspective of
- results and approach
Make sure that transparancy among all participants is high by frequent interaction, alignment en communication.
Conduct a stakeholder analysis.
Convert important expections into mutual agreements.
Many team members experience an inbalance between expectations and reality. In most cases because external expectations are not properly aligned with or exceed the available resources. A proper balance is a prerequisite for achieving a sustainable level of performance. A continuous inbalance creates poor communication and a lack of alignment (Source: Ruysdael research on connected leadership).