Note: A version of this was previously published on Forbes. “Let’s talk.” Two simple words can—in the right circumstances—lead to some critical conversations, particularly regarding business leadership accountability. Throughout my career, I’ve met with senior leaders who acknowledge shortcomings in their leadership culture but never seem to get around to doing anything about it. That […]
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In my book Accountable Leaders, I share the core idea that accountability ultimately differentiates great leaders from mediocre ones. Accountable leaders act like a water ripple in a pond. Their actions inspire others to step up. You see, accountability breeds accountability. But guess what, it works the other way as well: mediocrity can breed mediocrity.
Note: A version of this was previously published on Forbes. Many CHROs and heads of leadership development invest huge sums of money to build better leaders. However, research continually shows a high degree of disappointment with the outcomes. Let’s face it, even with billions of dollars being spent on leadership development, there are still far
BIG IDEA: LEADERSHIP CULTURE IS REALLY WHAT EATS STRATEGY FOR BREAKFAST Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, once said that a company’s culture is its number one asset. She expressed this idea back in 2011, even before she became CEO of Big Blue, when she was speaking at the Yale CEO Summit. She told the