Personal Accountability

Definition: A measure of the capacity to be answerable for personal actions.

Leaders who are personally accountable take responsibility for their processes, decisions, actions and results. Tomorrow’s leaders must cultivate personal accountability as a cultural value to effectively manage a growing geographically diverse workforce. If you desire long-term success in a leadership role, demonstrating personal accountability is essential. In this section, you will discover the most effective and respected ways to be more personally accountable. To develop this competency you must own the consequences of your choices, deliver the agreed-to results, and help others do the same.

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How to Move Forward, Especially When You Don’t Feel Like It

By Jalene Case | Oct 28, 2021

Behaviors move you closer to what you want. We all know this. But what happens when you don’t feel like doing the thing that you promised yourself you’d do?

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How Are You Showing Up?

By Jalene Case | Sep 9, 2021

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” You’ve no doubt heard this popular quote by Woody Allen. But I would add that how you show up matters.

Greatness Starts with Optimism

By Mindy Bortness | Jul 29, 2021

To me, being optimistic is all about energy. When I approach a new situation with optimism, I’m bringing a lighter, more open energy into the interaction.

Two Ways to Increase Self-Awareness

By Ron Price | Jun 10, 2021

I’ve worked with so many leaders over the years that when we talk about self-awareness, I’ve heard it again and again: I don’t really know who I am. I don

Getting Past Overwhelm

By Ron Price | May 27, 2021

In this episode, Host Dale Dixon and TCL Founder Ron Price discuss overwhelm and its connection to time management.

How an Inner Foundation Can Keep You On-Track

By Jalene Case | May 13, 2021

Life bumped me off-track recently. I needed to catch-up with myself, to remind myself of what matters, to ground myself in who I want to be and how I want to sh

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Uncontrolled Outbursts Can Lead to Growth

By Jalene Case | Apr 15, 2021

One of my clients recently erupted at a coworker when she discovered that confidential information was shared. Normally, she would have calmed down and schedule

Leading Yourself: Managing Your Emotions

Mar 31, 2021

Leading yourself emotionally begins with self-awareness. In this episode, host Dale Dixon and TCL author and advisor Ron Price discuss the role of emotions in leadership, unpacking the four primary emotions and exercises to grow awareness over time

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Leading Yourself: Managing Your Emotions

By Dale Dixon & Ron Price | Mar 24, 2021

Leading yourself emotionally begins with self-awareness. In this episode, host Dale Dixon and TCL author and advisor Ron Price discuss the role of emotions in leadership, unpacking the four primary emotions and exercises to grow awareness over time.

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Blind Spots? Not Me!

By Ron Price | Mar 4, 2021

Do you have someone in your life who drives you crazy? At least, some of the time? I suspect we all do. Quite often, the thing that frustrates us is that we see

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Take Charge of Your Learning

By Ron Price | Feb 5, 2021

This was advice I received from one of my mentors back in the ‘90s. He said, “As soon as I think I have learned something, I discover I haven’t learned en

How Can Challenges Inspire You To Think Differently

| Dec 2, 2020

When I was in graduate school for my doctoral degree, I submitted a paper to a well-respected professor. Afterward, he asked to meet and inquired whether Englis