Do your expectations turn into resentments?

Sometimes, you may expect something from someone at work, and their failure to deliver creates feelings of resentment.

It might involve something simple like your co-worker greeting you “hello” or your boss saying, “thank you,”

Or perhaps you rush to produce something for the team and no one acknowledges your effort.

Maybe you’re expecting a promotion or a raise, and when it doesn’t come, a big resentment bubbles up inside of you.

It’s fine to have expectations, but if you don’t communicate them to the people who count, you could just be baking resentments.

The next time you find yourself resenting another person at work, consider whether you had an expectation of that individual that he or she failed to fulfill. If so, you may own half of the resentment.

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