The Higher Gear CIO

Series 2, Episode 2: Set the example and hold people accountable

June 15, 2021 Kelly Kierans
The Higher Gear CIO
Series 2, Episode 2: Set the example and hold people accountable
Show Notes

Key Theme:

  • Set the example and hold people accountable

Leadership Thoughts:

  • Everyone wants to be a value add to the team
  • Everyone is doing the best they can with the knowledge they have - If they knew better, they would do better!
  • Good coaches ask questions!
  • Lessen the power of your own personal blind spots
  • Whatever you tolerate you perpetuate
  • When you hold people accountable you help them grow

Importance:

  • People want to be on a winning team
  • When you listen to your team you get better results
  • How to start having the conversation on culture and how important is it
  • When you ask questions, it becomes their idea and not your idea
  • One of the most important things we do as leaders is hold people accountable

How do I reflect on myself as a leader?

  • Am I asking my team: "What do you need to be good at what you do here"?
  • Is my team excelling and performing in response to my leadership style?
  • Is what I am doing contagious across the company?
  • Am I tough as well as kind and relational?
  • Am I clarifying the standards?
  • Am I okay with being vulnerable and humble?
  • Do I walk past problems?