Accountability

5 Questions All Employees Wish They Could Ask Their Bosses

5 Questions All Employees Wish They Could Ask Their Bosses

Employees don’t always ask managers the hard questions. Perhaps they fear repercussion for asking the “wrong” question, they don’t know if certain questions are taboo, they don’t want to expose their lack of knowledge, or they are afraid of taking risks in general. Whatever the reason, experience shows that if employees don’t get the information [...]

This Common Myth Is Destroying Your Company's Creativity (Here's How to Avoid the Trap)

This Common Myth Is Destroying Your Company’s Creativity (Here’s How to Avoid the Trap)

There’s a pervasive myth in the professional world that holding employees accountable for their work somehow prevents them from reaching their creative potential. This myth couldn’t be further from the truth, but it’s easy to see where it comes from — a basic misunderstanding of what real accountability is. True accountability isn’t punitive. It is [...]

Engaging Employees

2 Simple Ways to Get Your Employees More Engaged That Don’t Involve Money

Engaging employees is no easy task. Here are two ways to get your employees behind your cause. By Tanner Corbridge, partner for Partners In Leadership who works with business leaders to create greater workplace accountability and facilitates enterprise-wide culture change. People will work for money, they work harder for good leaders, but they will work [...]