The last group I worked with was so excited about their Accountability education and subsequent insights they wanted to overtake the world with their newly found personal power. That can be so annoying!
The ownership approach to the blame game is a great way to stop it. Jump in and own something! Do you really care who is to blame? If you don’t jam a lever in the flywheel that is spinning off all the dumb, time wasting finger pointing and say “I’ll own moving this forward by taking something on,” you are part of the problem.
At the start of every project it’s critical to know who has packed Accountability for the trip. If “we all did” that usually means none of us did. “I thought you had the accountability, I thought you did!”
Write a Clear Agreement Look Back and Learn Define Success Clear Agreement One of the most powerful and promotable actions you can take right now is to scan your workload and determine if you are stalled anywhere because you are not clear. Did you leave a group meeting unsure of what your role in a…
We can all agree that being personally accountable is a vital part of contributing to a successful organization or venture. Interested in being more accountable starting TODAY? Practice these 6 simple changes in this 5-minute video and experience increased productivity through personal accountability.
There are many ways to go about remedying a mistake at work, but the most effective way — by far — is to hold yourself accountable for it. When you make a mistake take 5 minutes to center yourself on a way to approach it.
When we conduct our Mindset of Accountability Assessment, there is an important and vital mindset measure that answered truthfully delivers unspeakable power to you and your life.
Item #5 I am totally responsible for my success at work [life].
Think about it. Are you totally responsible for success in your life or do you just think you are?
If you are willing to get personal with it, Accountability delivers three things
1. Low stress
3. Work / life satisfaction
Naming your competence is an incredibly important exercise for every professional. Most work places want you to be competent and have confidence in yourself. It is the most immediate reflection of the business. Every one of us has competence in something(s) and it is vital to be personally accountable for naming your competencies.
The simplest, quickest and most-effective way to defuse an angry confrontation over your mistake or shortcoming is to acknowledge what is true.
Use the power of your leverage every day. It’s yours for the taking. Fulcrums will show up endlessly. Have fun with it.
Making certain you keep your own personal accountability house in order may mean sooner rather than later you don’t fit where you are.