The leadership of a great organization has an obligation to make a special kind of commitment to its employees, a commitment that they can always feel safe in asking for help when they need it, and always feel comfortable enough in their work environment to know they will never be penalized for asking for help. It is obvious  that that wasn’t happening here… and that, right now American is not living up to that commitment. As a result, its customers and its employees are suffering.
In order to server your people well you have to know them. Listen as Sam shares the importance of knowing each of the people we serve and knowing them well!
Without truth, you cannot have accountability.
Deception is grey. The truth is black and white. Deception and accountability can NEVER coexist.
People lie to try and protect themselves. People deceive in order to manipulate and try to personally gain something. Deception takes lying to a deeper level, often by omitting facts.
It is our responsibility to check the facts and to stand up to untruth and deception. Following deception blindly, when we know better, is negligence on our part.
Here’s a prediction: Whether or not there is a recession, your organization will thrive over the next few years … if you as the leader recession-proof your team by making and keeping your own personal commitment to the right values.
In order to have accountability we must always have the truth! Listen as Sam shares on the importance of the truth and how it plays into accountability.
Listen as Sam shares on the importance of having and maintaining a workplace that is both productive and accountable!
It is only the commitment from the leader to their people that creates accountability in the leader. That’s what creates the desire to be accountable in the people they lead: 100% commitment from the top. That’s what inspires people to thrive, grow to be their best, and, in the process, help the organization to grow to be its best. Commitment is what makes the greatest journeys possible.
Listen as Sam shares how hearing and learning about diversity is never a punishment and how it improves the culture around us.
In order to have a more accountable culture. We must understand that as the leader you must grow your people. Listen as Sam shares on how the accountable leader grows their people into a more accountable community.
Living your values is important. Listen as Sam shares a story about someone who lived their values through a letter written to Sam!