Accountability v Responsibility?

A dear friend asked me to comment on the difference between accountability and responsibility. Given we both work for a German firm, it’s an interesting question. In…
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Leadership Legacy

As a leader what do you want your legacy to be? Do you want to be remembered as a leader who delivered great change, significant improvements or…
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Accountability is not something that can be delegated, subcontracted or outsourced. As President Truman said, "the buck stops here". Responsibility on the other hand, is something that…
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Self-deception limits responsibility.

In relationships, both good and bad, we need to understand our impact and take responsibility for the outcomes and the state of the relationship. In good relationships,…
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Leadership and Self-Deception

I was recommend a book called "Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box" by The Arbinger Institute. This is an excellent book, it shows how by…
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