Accountability is a four-way intersection.
Accountability means being answerable to someone for something important.
When you lead with accountability, you keep your commitments to your vision and mission, your employees, your customers, and your partners.
Lack of accountability leads to neglect, poor performance, abuse, and backbiting.
When you uphold accountability fairly, you show that you are sincere, you set the example, and you don’t play favorites.
Accountability improves commitment to your vision, mission, goals, and values.
Accountability reduces your need to micromanage and spend energy on compliance.
Accountability is possible when you make your goals and expectations clear.
Accountability improves when you share your goals and expectations.
An accountability group accelerates your performance because you are sharing your goals with people who are committed to your success.
Accountability gives you the focus to work on your business.
Accountability strengthens your promise to sharpen yourself so you can lead to greater success.
Accountability puts you back in command.
There’s a direct line from accountability to success.
Only you can draw it.
Leadership is the art of inspiring people to contribute their best to your team’s success (check out the free Leading Well masterclass) – accountability builds commitment so that people do what’s right even when no one is watching.
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