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When you’re checking on an employee’s progress, phrase your remarks so that you assume he’s doing fine. Ask, “Are you on schedule with that report?” rather than, “Are you having any trouble with that report?” If you assume the worst, you may create a self-fulfilling prophecy where others perform at the low level you expect.
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