In our Rockefeller Habits recommend weekly meetings agenda there is a specific time focused on accountabilities. We discussed previously the value of peer pressure in these meetings in Accountability - Three Reasons Group Meetings Produce Better. Check it out to discover the three reasons group meetings do better at accountability.
Strategic Discipline Blog
It’s appropriate to discuss responsibility and accountability immediately after the first week of the NCAA tournament. The most recent report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, 2014 report indicates employers "stand to lose at least $1.2 billion for every unproductive work hour during the first week of the tournament."
What is preventing your business from growing? Why do only .3% of the nearly 30 Million US businesses every get beyond $10 Million dollars?
How do you measure accountability?
As a leader the biggest kick I received was seeing my people succeed. Years ago while still in the broadcasting field I attended an industry conference in Dallas. There a former sales person approached me and fawned over the training and experience she’d gained working for me. She was now a radio station general manager and doing extremely well for a sizeable radio station group in Minnesota. I was overwhelmed. I had no idea how well she had done, nor would she attribute much of her success to my contribution.
There are a lot of reasons to not like meetings. This is certainly the case if they are ill defined, lack structure, and are devoid of purpose.
I’m a history lover and perhaps the story I offer today will not make the same point it made on me. Hopefully this Civil War recounting will help you understand the value of clarity, the importance of everyone’s oars moving in the same direction, and how despite setbacks you can achieve success through persistence and determination.
t’s most appropriate that on Valentine’s Day that I share with you the person in my life that inspires me and that has proven to be a “Super Star” in the category of a Catalyst. On Valentine’s Day it is my sincere hope you have someone special in your life that is so loving, caring, and determined to help you live to your fullest. Share your love for her this day. My wife Michelle is without a doubt the person that has helped me the most through my AML and Bone Marrow Transplant. In many cases I’m not even aware of everything she is doing to contribute to my recovery and remaining clear of any germs and immune deficiency issues.