Tag: partnership

Accountability

November 5, 2013 6 Comments
Accountability

Accountability is the binding strength of interdependent relationships at work. We simply must hold people accountable. But for accountability to be legitimate, to have integrity, accountability has to start with ourselves. We have to begin by holding ourselves accountable and being open to being held accountable by all our constituents. The most effective leaders are [...]

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Expectations And Promises

October 21, 2013 2 Comments
Expectations And Promises

If responsibility is the foundation, then expectations are the framework for healthy, interdependent relationships at work. Interdependent partners in effect look at each other and say “your expectations of me in this relationship are legitimate.” In unhealthy relationships, one person assumes the posture that “only my expectations of you are legitimate – your expectations of [...]

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Responsibility

October 13, 2013 4 Comments
Responsibility

Responsibility is the foundation of interdependence. Unless and until you assume full responsibility for your own behavior and results, you force others to assume responsibility for you. It is your responsibility to perform your job with ethical distinction and to care about what you do, who you do it with, and who you do it for. [...]

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Leading Change

July 31, 2013 2 Comments
Leading Change

  I’m doing an all day training session today on Leading Change for the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. It’s one of the most comprehensive training sessions I’ve ever done, with a combination of both familiar and new evidence-based material on human behavior at work. The main source materials for the training are [...]

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