Posts in Category of: Accountability

Culture Crashers

The Culture Crashers

May 6th, 2024  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership, Organization Health, Reputation

Are You Getting Bad Behavior? Look in the Mirror. Accountability is one of the most important factors in determining the success of an individual, a team or an enterprise. It’s also …



Eclipses, Excuses + You

April 2nd, 2024  |  Published in Accountability, Event

Do We Have a Culture of Performance or a Culture of Excuses? By now you’ve probably learned that the upcoming total solar eclipse is pretty rare, occurring every four hundred years …


The Accountability Funnel

March 5th, 2024  |  Published in Accountability

Where’s Your Accountability Chokepoint? What percentage of the work planned by you and your leaders actually gets done? Or gets done on time without moving deadlines? Or gets done right …


A Paradoxical Season

December 5th, 2023  |  Published in Accountability, Goal Setting, Leadership

A Time to Work on Yourself We’re entering the year’s busiest season. As the holidays approach, things seem to speed up. The paradox to be found amid all of the …


10 Scary Questions

10 Scary Questions

October 31st, 2023  |  Published in Accountability, Holiday, Leadership, Strategic Planning

In the spirit of Halloween, here are 10 scary questions to ask yourself and then answer to get the most out of life. A version of today’s post first appeared 10 …


Strategic Plan

7 Essential Questions Your Strategic Plan Must Address

October 3rd, 2023  |  Published in Accountability, Goal Setting, Leadership

To Unlock Success, Get Clarity Around 7 Vital Questions Many companies I work with are now preparing plans and budgets for next year. I’ve led more than 250 strategic planning sessions so …


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The Humor of Football Coaches

September 5th, 2023  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership

Laughing with Leaders Football season is here, so I’ve dusted off some classic quotes where coaches deliver profound messages wrapped in a funny package. What does any of this have …


While You Were Out

August 8th, 2023  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership

9 Vacation-Related Questions Reveal Hard Truths Early in my career – well before cell phones – I’d step away from my desk to meet with a colleague or client or …


summer reading for leaders

Summer Reading for Leaders

July 11th, 2023  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership

Re-Examine, Re-Imagine and Re-Energize with These Books Every summer since 2017 I’ve shared reading recommendations because leaders are readers. Slow down enough to check out new releases and old favorites …


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Love is In the Air

June 7th, 2023  |  Published in Accountability, Event, Leadership

Countering Fear, Repression & Isolation The New Year had barely begun when Russian military forces launched their bold offensive against the enemy. Russian soldiers barreled across the border in an …



Accountability: Something New

May 2nd, 2023  |  Published in Accountability, Productivity

Fresh Insight about a Perennial Challenge Every year for the past fifteen years I’ve delivered an average of fifty private talks for business leaders, keynotes at conferences, and workshops for leadership teams. My most popular …


Leaders Get More Done

Where Did the Time Go? 7 Ways Leaders Get More Done in the Same 24 Hours

March 6th, 2023  |  Published in Accountability, Goal Setting, Leadership, Problem Solving, Productivity

In a few days, nearly half the world will “spring forward” into daylight saving time, losing an hour in their day. We each can lose more than an hour each …


The Season of Accountability

April 6th, 2022  |  Published in Accountability

Accountability is one of the biggest year-round challenges business leaders face. It’s also one of the most misunderstood and misapplied factors in determining the success of an individual, team or …


Time Accountability You

Time + Accountability + You

March 9th, 2022  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership

Excerpted from Greg’s book How Leaders Decide: Inspiration, Insights and Wisdom from History’s Biggest Moments. In a few days, approximately 40% of the world’s population will “lose” an hour. People …


accountability vs responsibility

Accountability: The Greatest Ability

December 8th, 2021  |  Published in Accountability

To set and accomplish fulfilling goals, we must be clear about the goals we want to achieve. I’m reminded it’s often more difficult to define our goals than it is …


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The Season of Possibilities

September 7th, 2021  |  Published in Accountability, Strategic Planning

We’re entering the Season of Possibilities. It’s the time period between Labor Day and mid-December when effective executives assemble their senior leaders to begin focused discussions about their organization’s future. …


Elephants, Accountability + You

August 5th, 2021  |  Published in Accountability, Strategic Planning

What does everyone see yet doesn’t say? Even in well-run organizations it’s not uncommon for people to see things that need to be addressed yet remain reluctant to initiate a …


A Father’s Gift: Father’s Day 2021

June 18th, 2021  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership

As Father’s Day approaches, take time to consider your father’s gifts to you Not tangible gifts. Gifts that materialize as character-building lessons, words of praise and encouragement, and guidance during …



Accountability In The Workplace | Webinar

March 2nd, 2021  |  Published in Accountability

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS IN 2021: View my first ever FREE webinar centered around YOU and achieving YOUR goals. My free webinar on accountability in the workplace will help you: Sharpen …


Accountability Hangover?

January 7th, 2021  |  Published in Accountability, Holiday

It’s a New Year. Do you have an Accountability hangover? We’ve come to the end of the New Year’s first week,We’re already plugging performance-based leaks. The year may have changed …


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