When you conduct an analysis of what went wrong with a project it is almost certainly to come down to your employees not being clear on what you wanted. Don’t make your employees guess instead provide clarity.
A great boss sets the right expectations clearly to ensure that goals and projects are executed within the vision they have in mind. Build a solid foundation early on, or go back to your team and make it known today. Make sure that your team knows how much you value and appreciate the boldness that comes with seeking clarification when they are unsure about something you have said. When they ask for clarification make sure you are specific in your response.
There will be times when you don’t know what you want or the best way to get there. Being a great boss means you won’t be shy to admit that. Provide your staff with a basic framework of your vision and then let them run with it. This is a great way for you to give them the opportunity to shine (and create a win).
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