Category Archives: Teamwork
Escalations and circles of perceived accountability should be the exception and not the rule. Every hour spent dealing with someone else’s drama or problems is an hour you could be driving value. Try to build a culture of universal accountability and see how much more you can get done.
Suggestion for solving the problem employers face wanting high output from employees that do not have a guaranteed long-term with your company? “Stop thinking of employees as family or free agents, and start thinking of them as allies on a tour of duty.”
The crux of the message is this: You are the leaders of this organization and hold the keys to success. When given a role as a leader, you must immediately transform yourself from an individual contributor that must manage up, to a leader that must manage up, down, and sideways. Here is what I expect of my senior leaders.
Building relationships based on respect People who have worked with me before have heard me on this particular soapbox quite a bit and for those I will suggest maybe they…