At the end of a year wouldn’t it be great to get a note from an employee or co-worker that says I wanted to thank you for these two things that you do really right. You thank me and you let me struggle.
Making certain you keep your own personal accountability house in order may mean sooner rather than later you don’t fit where you are.
Personal accountability is a step in self-empowerment direction. Accountability to self, first and foremost, gives you a kind of personal power that delivers a boost to self-confidence and self-esteem.
When you get the call, the text or the email to “come to the office” and the pit in your stomach forms do you fear there is something out there lurking in the shadows? Here are a few ways to quell the fear you feel and look forward to the conversation that you suspect means you’re in trouble.
A person’s mindset determines how much responsibility he/she will take for their success. Answer these questions and see where you stand.
Linda Galindo is interviewed about a manger’s role with unproductive employees and the importance of clear communication about performance.
Bear with me on this analogy for managing employees. You may want to argue with it or say you would do it a different way. But as is the case with accountability, you have to change your thinking to adopt an accountability mindset.
If you believe you are accountable, you can enjoy a more successful career, more satisfying relationships, a lusher lifestyle, and a fatter paycheck – if those are things you want. Just keep reminding yourself of the truth…
The exhilaration, the pay off, the understanding that every contact counts is unmistakable with practice. As you practice being selfish to take care of yourself first, and say no in the short-term to give someone full attention in the long-term you will come to the final step to being a great mentor and collaborator.
It’s never easy to tell someone she’s not doing a good job. It’s uncomfortable to ask someone why he didn’t do what he said he was going to do. Before you do either, know what you’re going to say. Prepare for the conversation just as carefully as you would prepare for an important meeting with a client.
At its core being a woman business owner, an entrepreneur, an idea generator, a service provider it boils down to living a life of creation every single day.
In today’s complicated healthcare landscape boards need directors with the right blend of knowledge, experience, and diversity to successfully govern their organizations. This article explores changing the makeup of the board, using a talent/skill matrix, mapping board talents to the mission and vision of the organization, and holding board members accountable for getting and keeping the right people on the board.