In a recent virtual workshop I did for an organization, I encouraged everyone to ask themselves the question, “Is it me?” It’s an accountability question. It’s a look inward and do your part kind of question. It’s the kind of question that builds relationships and improves performance. As part of my workshops I always ask […] Read more
Leaders must not simply decide to do something, they must do it. One quick way to erode leader trust is for the leader to commit to a decision a team or employee has made and then do nothing or very little about it.
Lack of accountability can be a big obstacle on teams. On many teams only the leader holds team members accountable. But on high performing teams, the team members hold each other accountable. When team members are focused on the results together, they are more likely to hold one another accountable. This is very common on sports team.