Describe for your colleagues those situations in your culture where you feel comfortable entering into an agreement.
Describe for your colleagues those situations in your culture where you do not feel comfortable entering into an agreement.
Explain to your colleagues how much context information you need in order to decide whether you can enter into an agreement. Use specific examples where you need much information, and where you need less.
Choose a typical agreement in your culture. Describe what the ideal level of follow-up is.
On time. Within budget. Top quality. In your work it is not easy to achieve all three. When is one of those three goals more important than the other two? Explain your logic by using concrete work situations.