Friday 27 January 2023
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The accountability conversation

Leadership on the Ground, Season 2, Episode 6 is here! The antidote to a lack of accountability in your organization – The Accountability Conversation — learn about the three-step model of this powerful tool and how to use everyday in real time!

accountability conversation

Discussion guide for today’s episode: The accountability conversation

1. Review of the concepts of Leadership on the Ground, as well as In Real Time, practicing leadership at the speed of business.

2. Why is accountability so hard? It isn’t necessarily about your direct report…it is about YOU (the leader).

3. “Accountability is a partnership.”

4. An accountability conversation is really about having a negotiation.

5. Accountability does happen in real time, and has to happen in a proper sequence.

6. The three-step model of the accountability conversation:
a. Clarifying the expectations (what is wanted, verses what is needed).
b. Role and resources.
c. Mutually agreed-upon deliverables.

7. The dynamics will change. How do you move with those changes after you’ve had an accountability conversation?

8. What else should we be watching out for when it comes to accountability?


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Erica Peitler, Co-host

This series co-hosted by Erica Peitler:

Erica Peitler is a Leadership Performance Coach who courageously partners with individuals, teams and organizations who want to realize their visions of success by transforming their leadership potential into visible, on the ground, breakthrough leadership performance!

With an engaging, provocative and straight forward approach, Erica inspires leaders to reach beyond their comfort level as they pursue becoming the performance based leaders they aspire to be in both their professional and personal life.

As a keynote speaker and author, Erica educates, entertains and enlightens audiences on leadership, transformational change and professional/personal growth initiatives.

Erica is the author of the groundbreaking leadership book, Leadership Rigor:
Leadership Rigor: Breakthrough Performance and Productivity–Leading Yourself, Teams and Organizations

This series is made possible by:
Erica Peitler, Leadership Rigor


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Co-founder of the intrepidNOW Media Network, Todd Schnick is a media + business strategist and talk show host + producer. He is a former marketing strategist, national political operative, and lobbyist. Todd has published five books, writes a business + lifestyle column, is a distance runner, and lives in Chicago with his wife Stephanie + family.