54 min

14. The Accountability Blind Spot: Moving From Holding Others Accountable to Empowering Others Into Self-Accountability Leadership Junkies Podcast

    • Business

In this episode Craig Mathews and Jeff Nischwitz share ideas on the vital role that self-accountability plays in leadership, effectiveness, trust building and consistent performance. Jeff and Craig discuss the reality that accountability is an inside job, not an external motivator. Most important, listen in for proven strategies on building a culture of self-accountability. The Impact Leadership Podcast is brought to you by Cardivera, the leadership development eco-system that helps your grow your people, grow your business and grow your life.

Show Notes
In this episode you’ll learn …


Why accountability is the biggest blind spot in leadership and the ways this blind spot is holding leaders and organizations back

Accountability myths and truths

Ways that poor accountability leads to low trust (“Trust is the river that runs through accountability”)

Accountability is the secret sauce to consistent, predictable and impactful leadership, productivity and outcomes

Vital role that “commitments” play in building a culture of self-accountability

Great teams are built when they’re empowered into self-accountability (holding people accountable is disempowering)

Why we overestimate our level of self-accountability and struggle to be more self-accountable

Getting people’s accountability attention by using the word “commitment”

Accountability is a matter of personal integrity when you make and ask others to make commitments

The important difference between accountability versus personal ownership / responsibility

The role of leader vulnerability in building a culture of self-accountability

Holding others accountable doesn’t work … it’s the excuse for abuse

Shaming “accountability” is failing leadership

Cultures of self-accountability are built on questions, not statements

Holding others accountability is leading through fear

Self-accountability is about integrity, commitments, choices and impact awareness

Accountability as a key leverage for leadership and performance

Commitments are the key to unleashing the power of whatever it takes with yourself and your team


Resources

The Impact Leadership Podcast

Cardivera


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In this episode Craig Mathews and Jeff Nischwitz share ideas on the vital role that self-accountability plays in leadership, effectiveness, trust building and consistent performance. Jeff and Craig discuss the reality that accountability is an inside job, not an external motivator. Most important, listen in for proven strategies on building a culture of self-accountability. The Impact Leadership Podcast is brought to you by Cardivera, the leadership development eco-system that helps your grow your people, grow your business and grow your life.

Show Notes
In this episode you’ll learn …


Why accountability is the biggest blind spot in leadership and the ways this blind spot is holding leaders and organizations back

Accountability myths and truths

Ways that poor accountability leads to low trust (“Trust is the river that runs through accountability”)

Accountability is the secret sauce to consistent, predictable and impactful leadership, productivity and outcomes

Vital role that “commitments” play in building a culture of self-accountability

Great teams are built when they’re empowered into self-accountability (holding people accountable is disempowering)

Why we overestimate our level of self-accountability and struggle to be more self-accountable

Getting people’s accountability attention by using the word “commitment”

Accountability is a matter of personal integrity when you make and ask others to make commitments

The important difference between accountability versus personal ownership / responsibility

The role of leader vulnerability in building a culture of self-accountability

Holding others accountable doesn’t work … it’s the excuse for abuse

Shaming “accountability” is failing leadership

Cultures of self-accountability are built on questions, not statements

Holding others accountability is leading through fear

Self-accountability is about integrity, commitments, choices and impact awareness

Accountability as a key leverage for leadership and performance

Commitments are the key to unleashing the power of whatever it takes with yourself and your team


Resources

The Impact Leadership Podcast

Cardivera


Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54 min