Building a Culture of Accountability

High achieving executives are vulnerable to the belief that working harder and taking personal responsibility is the answer to building a culture of accountability. Unfortunately, these two strategies only reinforce the problem.

Stereotype Threat

Stereotype threat is the pressure felt not to confirm a negative stereotype about an aspect of one’s identity. This threat, real or perceived, can become part of daily reality and can impact relationships, performance and behavior.

Are You a CEO Leading Like a COO?

To lead like a CEO means to hold the team and individual ELT members accountable for goals and deadlines and to be relentless in making changes in leadership when necessary. This is not easy, but the end result is a high-functioning ELT.