Posts in Category of: Accountability

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Best & Worst in Accountability 2016: The Results

March 2nd, 2017  |  Published in Accountability

Thank you to all who participated in this year’s “Best & Worst in Accountability”! It was a close race, but now the accountability results are in: The Best – General …

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Accountability’s Ripple Effect: Will Corporations Sink or Swim in 2017?

January 20th, 2017  |  Published in Accountability

The candidates for “The Best & Worst in Accountability” are dealing with the consequences of their actions in 2016. Mylan faces backlash from their price hikes, Takata will pay enormous …

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Best & Worst in Accountability – Candidate Videos

January 13th, 2017  |  Published in Accountability

Each year, I select the top five leaders and businesses who exemplify the best and worst in accountability. Find out why I selected each candidate for “Best” or “Worst in Accountability” by …

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7 Questions Smart Leaders Ask to Start the Year

January 6th, 2017  |  Published in Accountability

In research for my book Accountability, I interviewed leaders of successful organizations and discovered seven distinct characteristics that form the foundation of their high-performing cultures. I call these characteristics the …

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Accountability Pivots on Your Answers to These 2 Questions

November 9th, 2016  |  Published in Accountability

Do You Know What Accountability Questions to Ask Your Team? Before you can hold others accountable, you must first hold yourself accountable. It’s not as easy as it sounds. That’s …

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Need a Strong Finish? Clarity in the Home Stretch

October 31st, 2016  |  Published in Accountability

For many companies, the end of the calendar year coincides with their fiscal year-end. Leaders at these companies understand the final push in the last 60 days of the year …

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What is Poor Performance Costing You?

September 9th, 2016  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership, Productivity

When Will You Decide Enough is Enough? In an earlier post, 8 Questions to Ask About Accountability, we tackled the topic of underperformance and took a fresh look at confronting it. …

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How High Performers Reach the Finish Line

August 1st, 2016  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership

Running the Race with a Sense of Urgency In 1936, political storm clouds were swirling. But as the Summer Olympics opened at Berlin’s Olympiastadion before a crowd of 100,000, the …

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“We’re Here!” Millennials in the Workplace

June 21st, 2016  |  Published in Accountability

Millennials, Boomers and Workplace Accountability When I’m invited to speak for keynotes and workshops, it’s usually to examine the topic of  workplace accountability. A question I’m asked every time is, “What …

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What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up? | Your Personal Vision

March 1st, 2016  |  Published in Accountability

One of our most difficult tasks is figuring out a plan to help us get what we want. The most difficult task—by far—is figuring out what we want. What Gives …

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8 Questions to Ask Your Accountability Consultant

February 2nd, 2016  |  Published in Accountability

Accountability issues have been around since Adam and Eve ate the apple in the Garden of Eden. Adam blamed Eve. Eve blamed the snake. Blaming others rarely works as a …

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2015 Accountability Survey Draws International Response

January 12th, 2016  |  Published in Accountability

In the second annual Bustin & Co. Accountability Appraisal, leaders throughout the world voted last month in an accountability survey for the “Best and Worst in Accountability” of 2015. Voting …

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Don’t Be a Grinch | Vote for “Best and Worst in Accountability”

December 21st, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

In the classic Dr. Seuss Christmas story, as the Grinch discovers the true meaning of Christmas “the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day.” So have a heart. Take …

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Vote Now for Best, Worst in Accountability in 2015

December 15th, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

The second annual Bustin & Co. survey to determine the “Best and Worst in Accountability” for 2015 is now open for voting. Vote for one of five companies, organizations or …

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Can I Count on You? Vote for Best, Worst in Accountability – 2015

December 8th, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

Every day, all over the world, people make promises to one another. When a promise is kept, trust is earned. When a promise is broken, trust suffers. A person’s behavior …

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Best and Worst in Accountability: Call for Nominations

December 1st, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

Which were the best companies, organizations or individuals at holding themselves accountable in 2015? The worst? We’ll find out soon. The second annual “Best and Worst in Accountability” survey is …

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A Different da Vinci Code

November 17th, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

Our recent vacation to Italy concluded in Milan with a walking tour of the city that peaked with a viewing of da Vinci’s “The Last Supper.” Da Vinci completed his …

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The Seven Pillars of Accountability

August 11th, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

In 2009, in the depth of the worldwide recession, I began looking into the factors that separate high-performing companies from all the rest. I knew from my work with successful …

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Champions Write History: Football Hall of Fame

July 21st, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

Last week I was in Ohio delivering my accountability workshop, so I visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. Displays of pro football’s early years were interesting. The …

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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors…and Employees

April 28th, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

In his poem, “Mending Wall” four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Frost paints a word picture of two neighbors who meet during “spring mending-time” to restack rocks on the stone wall …

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