Responsibility is a word with many meanings. The Oxford Dictionary definition offers: The state or fact of having a duty to deal with something or of having control over someone: women bear children and take responsibility for child care The state or fact of being accountable or to blame for something: the group has claimed […]
Reposted from my Conscious Shift Magazine article. One famous adage leaders often quote is that of President Harry S. Truman, who said, “the buck stops here.” But what happens in organizational (and family) life often resembles more of an old-style Hollywood movie than a model of responsible leadership. If we peek behind the screen, we often […]
What if responsibility were defined as the ability to respond freely? Response-ability: the ability to choose without reactivity? A leader who is constantly in reaction loses the ability to choose. How does that impact your communication, relationships, and effectiveness?