Set challenging but realistic expectations
There are very few things a leader can do to inspire and motivate people more than setting the right expectations.
“…it’s a fine line between high expectations that are inspiring and high expectations that become demotivating.” You have to learn the “right kind of balancing act.”
Kamahshi Sivarakrishnan Founder & CEO, Drawbridge, a cross-device advertising platform
Source: Bryant, Adam (Feb 28, 2016) “Finding direction off the beaten path.” New York Times, Business-2.