Join Mike Figliuolo for an in-depth discussion in this video Holding yourself accountable, part of Developing Your Leadership Philosophy.
As a leader it's critical to have and enforce standards.…The first place you need to enforce…the standards is on yourself because, again,…your team is watching you for predictable behavior.…So being about to set that standard…and holding yourself accountable…is a critical aspect of leading yourself.…Now, accountability is an external force.…If I give you an assignment,…and then I make sure you follow through on the assignment,…and perform as required, and meet the standard,…and then dish out consequences if it is not performed well;…that's accountability.…
There is something acting on you from the outside.…Responsibility is when we…hold ourselves accountable,…when we don't need someone…looking over our shoulder, and we say,…"I know the standard,…"and I'm going to behave in this manner that's…"consistent with my own performance standards."…And your team is watching you…to see if you're responsible,…if you hold yourself accountable…to the same standards that you hold them to.…Now, you sometimes need a leadership maxim to…
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- Developing authenticity
- Discovering your personal inspiration
- Defining your goals
- Holding yourself accountable
- Setting team standards
- Making decisions
- Motivating, inspiring, and developing people
- Achieving a work-life balance
- Sharing your leadership philosophy