We all have expectations. And there’s nothing wrong with that, in fact, it can be healthy and is highly recommended. Without expectations nothing would drive us forward.

But what happens when those expectations actually become the impetus for keeping us back and down, instead of moving our businesses forward and upward? What do we do then?

Let’s take a cue today from this story at Hubspot.com about how expectations can actually be detrimental to your own business growth. We need to set realistic expectations for our employees and for our businesses overall. It’s good to reach for the stars, but we also have to have an eye on the rungs of the ladder before us so that we can actually get to those stars.

Have a read today and manage those expectations.