blogbanner

Test Drive Our World Class Online Training Center Take A FREE Course

Please join us for this incredibly inspiring FREE class right now and take advantage of the bonus gifts in the course!



Like ECU on Facebook
 
 

Get The Best of ECU Coaching Insights!
  • *

*We will never share your information!


Your Lack of Accountability Does Not Cut It Anymore

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 17:27 Written by  Greg Styles
“Ac·count·abil·i·ty “
Webster’s Definition: an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's actions. 

Many leaders approach “accountability” wrong!

For instance:

  • Many leaders see “accountability” as just a tool to make sure their workers are producing at the level they want them to produce.
  • Many leaders use a number of exercises to bring this about: Dashboards, Accountability charts or graphs, even “accountability meetings.”
  • Many leaders miss the fundamental and transformational point – high performance organizations (and individuals) don’t just talk accountability, they walk it…constantly!

Now, for those who get it right:

  • A few enlightened servant leaders understand accountability is not a tool, it is part of the foundation…part of the value system that everything is built upon. And it starts with them.
  • A few enlightened servant leaders focus first on holding the image in the mirror accountable before anyone else.
  • A few enlightened servant leaders understand leadership is an inside out process.  They get the fact that others will not practice healthy accountability unless they demonstrate how it is done. 

Make sure your inner world and outer world are in alignment. Hold yourself to a higher standard than those whom you serve. They will get caught in your updraft. 

Once you accomplish this, you will differentiate yourself by being one of the few who actually practice accountability, not just one of the many who preach it!



©2013 and beyond Executive Coaching University. All rights reserved.

About Us

The Executive Coaching University is one of the leading Executive Coaching Training and Leadership Development firms in the world. We have trained thousands of individuals in 39 countries in our proprietary MasterMind Executive Coaching Process™ as well as many other leadership skills. Our programs are approved by the International Coach Federation (ICF), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in the UK.

Ready?


Learn More About
Executive Coaching

Let's connect on Facebook

Trending Now

ExecutiveCoachU 4 Positive Psychology Hacks to Find Delight in Your Dreaded Day Job https://t.co/uaNyiQ4qYa
14hreplyretweetfavorite
ExecutiveCoachU Mindfully Maintaining Your Patience While Processing Life’s Challenges https://t.co/o71RjPhOHm

For information on our expert facilitation and speaking services,
Click Here