This is one incredibly insightful post, thanks so much for sharing your thoughts Lisa. Your points are spot on, and backed up with much psychological research performed throughout the years as well. As a manager, it’s so important to provide your entire team with similar levels of expectations so each individual has the opportunity to succeed at levels they may not have thought possible.
An additional method to improving management throughout then product development process is implementing a UX combo (http://spectechular.walkme.com/whats-ux-combo/) in order to organize your methods more efficiently for a successful outcome. Feel free to click the link and let me know what you think of the article!