Myths and Realities of Accountability

Myths and Realities of Accountability

If I asked you, "are you an accountable person?" You'd say "yes!" If you asked me, I'd say the same. In fact, if you asked the least accountable person you know the same question, they would likely reply in the shocked, and slightly put out, affirmative.

We all think we (ourselves) are accountable people. And we are. Sometimes. It's that 'sometimes,' that makes us not accountable people overall.

People Centered Leadership: Leading People vs. Managing Process

People Centered Leadership: Leading People vs. Managing Process

This is the second blog in a series exploring how to move from 'The Age of Engagement' to 'Inclusive, Transformational Leadership'.

In our quest to understand engagement, we’ve lost sight of the fact that lack of engagement is a leadership problem- not a ‘people’ or ‘culture’ problem. There is a profound difference between leaders who primarily manage process—how work gets done—and those who are true leaders of people-- of real, live human beings. Leaders who put people first lead with people at the center of all they do.