The First Step to Team Accountability

Every leader wants to have a team who hold themselves and one another accountable. Such a team is easy to manage because in many ways they manage themselves. They take personal responsibility. More importantly, if given clear direction, the accountable team produces. The individuals take responsibility for themselves and keep one another on track. The Read More …

What Makes a Gr8 Leader?

Today’s guest blogger is Heath Padgett. Join us on this journey every week as guest bloggers share their thoughts on what they believe makes a Gr8 leader.  Heath Padgett is a writer and film maker who left his job in software sales to pursue a more adventurous career. Combining a love of travel and his career transition, Read More …

What Makes a Gr8 Leader?

Today’s guest blogger is JC Otero. Join us on this journey every week as guest bloggers share their thoughts on what they believe makes a Gr8 leader.  JC has been working with a variety of startups and Fortune 100 companies for the past decade and is passionately dedicated to sharing his knowledge with those pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams. Having Read More …

I Don’t Want to be Micromanaged

I believe that PR (Personal Responsibility) is the solution to all problems organization’s face. Think about it, what would your organization’s results look like if every employee (and I mean everyone) was personally responsible for goals, and their own actions? Every employee understanding PR is easier said than done. PR comes from accountability. In order Read More …

Born to be Great!

Earlier this week it was the 39th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen’s Born to Run album. That album is one of the greatest of all time. At 64 years old “The Boss” is still at it. He continues to release new music and to tour with the legendary E Street Band. I saw Bruce live twice Read More …

Be the Boss of You!

There are some people who just cannot work for someone else. I am one of them. When I was a young child my favorite two things to say were “you’re not the boss of me” and “i’m the boss!” This behavior style makes it difficult to work for someone as an adult so that is Read More …

Blame Game Culture

Have you ever been a part of an organizational culture that plays the blame game? This is usually a very stagnant culture that gets little if any results. A stagnant culture where people play the blame game usually has three types of people leading the organization.There are people that Don’t Know They Don’t Know. These Read More …

“The Buck Stops Here”

Dan Reynolds has been a high school English teacher in Baton Rouge and Dean of Discipline in Austin. He is now working on a PhD in Education at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Leadership often seems attractive because of the perks that accompany it. A leader often makes a lot more money and is a lot Read More …

The Blame Game Alternative: Personal Responsibility

If you grew up with siblings (especially younger ones), you most likely learned how to pass the buck when you did something wrong. I see this a lot at my house with an almost 6 year old and a 3 year old. At times they are both pointing at each other, and neither wants to Read More …