Apr 23, 2019
“A real leader is somebody who can help us overcome the limitations of our own individual laziness and selfishness and weakness and fear and get us to do better things than we can get ourselves to do on our own.” David Foster Wallace
Accountability is holding people responsible for their actions (and outcomes) appropriate to their competency, authority and within their realm of responsibility.
This Episode Covers:
00:02:20 The definition of accountability
00:02:38 The winning mindset of successful construction leaders
00:03:22 Why accountability is necessary
00:04:42 The team aspect of construction
00:05:46 The foundation for successful accountability
00:06:59 The “Peter Principle” in construction
00:14:31 How to have an accountability conversation
00:18:31 The frustration one of Eric’s clients had with accountability
00:20:17 The consequence of a lack of accountability
00:21:48 Why don’t we hold people accountable? (Fear plays a big role)
00:22:40 The benefits of accountability
00:27:24 How to get into action
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