Ep 94 // A Leader’s Guide to Setting Expectations

Ep 94

In this episode, Akua explores the third pillar in her three-step leadership framework: setting expectations (sometimes referred to as goals setting, OKRs, or KPIs). Akua uses her own experience as a case study to illustrate the importance of setting expectations for yourself, and she highlights the impact of expectations on personal and professional growth.

Whether you're a solopreneur, team leader, or aspiring achiever, this episode will empower you to set clear and realistic expectations for yourself, be consistent, find the right support, and ensure that your projects align with your ultimate vision. 

Highlights in this episode: 

  • Explore the distinction between working "on" your business versus working "in" your business and the significance of time management and capacity. 
  • Delve into the mindset of a practical thinker and an abundant thinker and how these different perspectives shape expectation-setting and decision-making.
  • Learn the art of breaking down projects into achievable tasks to avoid demotivation and burnout, and don't be afraid to invest in helping to conquer projects outside your wheelhouse.
  • Discover the three often-overlooked elements of expectation setting: timing, responsibility, and defining success.

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