Leverage Your Voice for More Success
Are You Motivated or Disciplined: Which Will Deliver Results?
I was thinking about this recently and realized there is a distinction between Motivation and Discipline. Merriam Webster defines motivation as the condition of being motivated (a desire to act). They define Discipline as a rule or system of rules governing conduct or activity. I have observed in myself the…
Accountability…What is it Good For?
When we are accountable, there are a host of benefits:
Trust – people trust people that are accountable to their word.
Predictability – when we can count on others to be accountable, we can start to predict outcomes.
Conflict Reduction- many organizational conflicts come from missed expectations or missed promises.
Improved Performance – people can count on others to do their job, so they complete their part and more gets done.
Why Stuff Isn’t Getting Done: Or What Does Your Team Need to Know?
If you are the leader, it is incumbent on you to get your message across. You need to own it if it falls on deaf ears. This isn’t very hard. It requires you to slow down just a bit and to think through:
You Really Just Have to Give a Sh#$
Did You Give Them Permission to Do That Terrible Thing?
This is not always easy, but you can create a culture of candor and accountability. You do it through practice and habit. When you understand the psychology, structure, and cadence of communication, you can leverage this to drive performance.