Leave Your Expectations at the Door

Leave Your Expectations at the Door

“My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.” ~Michael J. Fox

Expectations. They’re killers.

Expecting a call, or a check, or a promotion?

Or maybe a perfect dinner party or presentation.

How about expecting others to notice—or to overlook?

Maybe a bonus.

Or happiness.

Or love.

Or more time.

Some advice: Intend, don’t expect.

The difference? Clear intentions—knowing the WHY behind the WHAT you expect—rarely produce resentment.

Best to check your expectations at the door, or you’ll wear a coat of disappointment on the way out.



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About
Cynthia Barlow

Founder Cynthia Barlow

Facilitator, Author, Coach

Helping businesses build their people

When your people have the skills to communicate more effectively, they can connect more easily and collaborate more productively. Not only on the job, but also in life.

Communication, Connection, and Collaboration—the three “C’s”—are the cornerstones of all successful businesses. They are the result of Emotional Intelligence in action.

More details can be found in my recent best seller with co-author Jennifer Eggers:
Resilience: It’s Not About Bouncing Back

The power of resilience within organizations and can transform an average company into a powerhouse. Yet, even in times of rapid disruptive change, there is no manual for building resilient organizations. This book is that manual.

“If you  want to build more resilience intentionally—personally and professionally—read this book.”
~
Fran Karamousis, Chief  of Research, Gartner

 

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