Disappointed, expectations

Disappointment and expectations are two inseparable concepts.

So, whenever I experience disappointment or see it in others’ frustrations, the first thing to check on the dashboard is, what was expected?!

Answering these two questions could tell us a lot about our way of thinking, communicating, and view of the world.

I’ll end with few words by Seth Godin who is a seasonal inspiration to me, titled Leaky roofs

In many situations, a leaky roof is worse than no roof at all.

If there’s no roof, we’re not surprised or disappointed if we get hit with some raindrops. But a roof that leaks has raised expectations and then failed to meet them.

Promising us a roof and then breaking that promise might be worse than no roof at all.

 
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