6 Things the Best Leaders Know About Accountability

  If there are two words in the leadership and management arena that are more misunderstood and abused than accountability and coaching, I’d be interested in hearing them. Coaching and accountability. Accountability and coaching. Like peas and carrots. Or maybe more like liver and onions. Heck, it may conjure sensations more akin to a colonoscopy, depending just how bad your experiences have been. Coaching can go both ways, right? Sometimes it has a positive vibe to it, while other [read more...]

Thanksgiving, Cancer, and 5 Lessons about #Leadership

This time of year is always such an emotional rollercoaster for me. Five years ago this month, I woke up early one morning and drove to the hospital. Later that morning, you see, I was scheduled to have part of my kidney removed because of the cancer that had rudely set up shop there. Odd, the things I remember, and the things I don’t, about that morning. I remember waking up with an epic migraine. I remember driving through the darkness of the early morning with that epic migraine, and [read more...]

5 MORE Reasons Your New Hires Won’t Last

Yesterday, we talked through five reasons your new hires won’t last. Continuing on in that vein today, here are five more reasons (we’ll number them 6 – 10, just to make it easier). Fasten your seatbelts; it’s going to be another bumpy ride. 6. Orientation and onboarding are largely reduced to a review of relevant policies and procedures before moving on to training on operational skills. What’s missing? Culture. In an organization with a clear identity and [read more...]
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