Coaching for accountability

As a leader, what is your mindset around accountability? Some leaders believe that people resist accountability. When you are acting based on a false premise it makes you ineffective. Coaching from the mindset that people resist accountability causes you to believe that your job is to create sufficient pressure to overcome that resistance. But what happens when you apply pressure to people (think about your kids or your spouse)? You increase their resistance to you! And how do you overcome increased resistance? You increase the pressure - which causes their resistance to get stronger! Remember the definition of insanity?

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Strength based coaching

“Unless, therefore, an executive looks for strength and works at making strength productive, he will only get the impact of what a man cannot do, of his lacks, his weaknesses, his impediments to performance and effectiveness. To staff from what there is not and to focus on weakness is wasteful - a misuse, if not abuse, of the human resource.” - Peter Drucker, The Effective Executive

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101 Inspiring Leadership Quotes

Sometimes you need a little inspiration. Here are 101 inspiring leadership quotes from the some of the best — leaders who have been in your shoes and have succeeded. Check them out to see which leadership quotes will inspire you.

1 “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” — George S. Patton Jr.