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When we are in a position of power it’s pretty easy to move the goalposts.

We change our mind or new information is made available so the delivery date is brought forward.

Easy.

But what is the long term impact of this decision?

What does it do to the trust between you and your team?

Moving the goalposts is one of the crimes of management. It erodes the confidence your team will have in their relationship with you.

Plan ahead.

Manage expectations.

Do everything you can to avoid moving the goalposts!

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