There is no such thing as self-leadership. There is self-development and personal growth but self-leadership doesn’t exist.
Everything rises and falls on leadership. The leader’s energy sets the pace.
We make commitments every day but many times we do not stop to think about the seriousness and the consequences that go along with these commitments.
Business executives looking for a competitive advantage today, want their people to be accountable. The problem is that for some time now society has misunderstood what accountability really is.
We hear it all the time. “I want my kids to be more accountable.” “I wish my people would be more accountable.” “They should be more accountable.” We tend to focus on our need for the people around us to be accountable. The truth is that only when we choose to be accountable will the people in our personal and professional lives be accountable.
All too often we want in others what we don’t have in ourselves. Accountability is no different.
When you run an organization by what you really value you get a different outcome. Find out how actually living the organizational values impacts the culture and the results.
In this video Sam discusses the highest form of leadership and what you must think about and do to in order to reach this summit.
Watch this video and discover how to create an organizational culture that prioritizes and inspires accountability.
The politicians are fighting for their brand. They are not fighting for the people. They are supposed to be representing the people.
With the release of the audio tape of Donald Trump making lewd and sexually aggressive comments about women, Paul Ryan told his fellow Republicans to do whatever they have to do to protect themselves. Ryan came up short of pulling his support for Trump. So, what does that tell me about Ryan’s accountability? It says he is more concerned with his brand than with being accountable to the people he serves. He serves the people of Wisconsin as their Congressman and he serves the supporters of the Republican party as the Republican leader.
I know of too many organizations where the atmosphere is pure stress, it is not relaxed. In an atmosphere of stress, people are limited and have trouble reaching their best. There are many situations where the expectations around attitude, excellence and relationships are not defined, poorly defined or where subpar behavior is allowed to exist.
What difference does a positive environment really make? It makes all the difference.