Join John Ullmen for an in-depth discussion in this video Accountability, part of Executive Leadership.
- I was asked to work with an organization … whose CFO had his assistant … walk around the building in the morning … and take attendance on his direct reports, … senior executives. … One day, the CFO sent them an email. … I'm not a clock watcher, but several people aren't here. … They weren't in their offices … because they were all in a conference room … already working together on important issues. … The assistant hadn't checked the conference room. … That fast, the CFO sunk his credibility … and lost trust with his entire team. … Too often, accountability is used … as a crude control technique. … A blunt instrument that implies, … you better do this, or else. … Wrong. … Accountability is about progress on your shared purpose. … It should be invigorating, satisfying, … and a source of pride. … Here's how to ensure accountability … that gets the results you really want. … First, focus on achieving results, … not controlling people. … Follow through discussions and check ins … shouldn't be about keeping people in line, …
- The four disciplines of executive leadership
- Thinking strategically
- Creating shared purpose
- Inspiring confidence—even under pressure
- Motivating and communicating
- Establishing priorities and focus
- Leading change
- Developing yourself
Skill Level Advanced
1. Set a Direction
2. Motivate Commitment
3. Drive for Results
4. Develop Yourself
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