I talk to many leaders who ask: How do I hold remote workers accountable? And: How can I manage somebody when I can’t see them in person and can’t check up on what they’re doing? Those two questions offer leaders an important opportunity for self-assessment on their own personal accountability. What do I mean by that? I mean that if you are aspiring to be an accountable leader, and either or both of these questions
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Just recently a high school in St. Louis, Missouri canceled the balance of their football season. They were 7-0 at the time of this decision. Was that accountable? As it turns out, one of the star players had been suspended for one game after being ejected in the final game of last year, his sophomore season. That suspension was supposed to be carried out this year. This suspended player, wearing a different uniform number, using
How many times have we heard of someone in a politician’s office doing something wrong and the politician, the leader, saying he or she had no knowledge of the wrongdoing? Maybe it was an office that was broken into in an attempt to steal information from an adversary, or maybe it was just a lane closing on a bridge to cause traffic in a community where the local mayor didn’t support the governor. The leader tries to get off by claiming ignorance. Slick move, but I don’t think it holds water.