Category: accountability

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How to Improve Team Performance with Accountability

Leaders have a huge challenge when it comes to accountability. They must both visibly model personal accountability and instill accountability in their team members. This can be especially challenging when team members...

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I Hope Business Is Slow Today

“I hope business is slow today” is a constant theme that is present in many organizations.  This theme is about individuals, employee, and managers who do not understand or fully realize the...

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Six Factors To Drive Motivation and Productivity

My daughter is preparing to run her third marathon this fall.   A person preparing for a marathon – or any race for that matter – must make the necessary efforts and sacrifices...

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Scoring Employee Performance Is Better Than The Annual Performance Appraisal

“When performance is measured, performance improves; when performance is measured and reported back, the rate of improvement accelerates.” –Thomas S. Monson While working in the publishing industry Thomas S. Monson discovered that...

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Competition, Scoreboards, and Scorecards

Are you a sports fan?  Have you ever been part of a game where competition was very high, where emotions are running high and you can feel the palpable tension in the...

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Does Your Team Fix Broken Processes?

Working in teams and across functions can often be complex and challenging.  If you’re like most teams, you have certain processes that you are supposed to follow (guidelines, operating rules, specific forms...

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Why Can’t I Achieve My Goals?

All my life exercise and sports have been a huge part of who I am. As I got older and entered into the “real” world of work, family, and other responsibilities, I...

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Leadership Accountability, Where Have You Gone?

A terrible disease is plaguing society, a disease that in my own medical terms I call "A Common Case Of Untold, Never-ending, Truth Avoidance Behaviors, In Large Increments To You." If you...

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Creating the “Bailout” Plan for Your Business

We are in a recession! For months now "that word" has been the big elephant in the room that few people would acknowledge.  It is here now and there is all kinds...

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Establishing Accountability Through Effective Leadership

In families, organizations, and indeed even our society, one of the reasons for failure is the inability by leadership to establish and enforce accountability. Accountability in leadership is a topic that is...