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Managing expectations

“Rome wasn’t built in a day” and it’s important to remind your team that their placement won’t be either!

You can help your team members to manage their expectations by reminding them that they are part of a large-scale programme across many different countries and communities. Celebrate your team’s achievements and reassure them that they are contributing to longer term sustainable development.

Watch this short film to hear from other Team Leaders about their experience of managing their team’s expectations.

Development is challenging. Learn how other Team Leaders helped to manage their team's expectations

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This resource is part of the Team Leader Support Network for accepted ICS Team Leaders. To find out more about becoming a Team Leader, click here.

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