Posts Tagged ‘ keys to responsibility ’

Where Liability is Involved Deny! (Not)
(Published in Christopher Avery's Responsibility eTips) Where liability is involved Deny! has been the professional advice for eons. Even when great surgeons (for example) made an obvious blunder, they were pressured for liability reasons to deny it: "I'm sorry Mrs. Smith, I have no idea how you could have ended up with three surgical sponges where your gal bladder was...

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Posted on 05/30/2008 12:01 am | No Comments
 
What Do You Think About The Responsibility Project?
I blogged in September 2006 on Liberty Mutual's branding campaign about personal responsibility. Their elegant tag line is "Responsibility. What's your policy?" Policy, insurance company, get it? I'm enjoying the Liberty Mutual personal responsibility campaign. It is a great message creatively produced. The message is good for business, good for employees, good for the industry, and good for customers. That's...

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Posted on 05/23/2008 10:36 am | 1 Comment
 
The Responsibility Redefined Attorney and the Irresponsible Client
An attorney who studied Responsibility Redefined™ with me awhile back sent this story about the Responsibility Process™ in action. I've altered a few details to protect confidentiality. The new client came to me at 2:00pm on Monday afternoon and asked if we would represent him in selling his business for $5.3 million. And by the way, it needed to be...

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Posted on 05/05/2008 07:00 am | No Comments
 
Clear Five Limiting Beliefs Now
The third of Three Keys to (unlocking and mastering) Responsibility™ is to Confront what's true that you have not been willing or able to confront before. Here's an amazing opportunity to do just that—if you are willing... The value of freedom If I suggested that by tomorrow you could achieve freedom from five of the most prevalent limiting beliefs holding...

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Posted on 03/26/2008 07:55 pm | 2 Comments
 
How to Inspire Responsibility in Yourself and Others
My latest Responsibility eTips went out yesterday. Here's what I wrote . . . How to Inspire Responsibility in Yourself and Others One of the top five most frequently asked questions I hear about Responsibility Redefined™ is "How do I get others to take responsibility?" A similar but distinct question, and also one of the top five most frequently asked...

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Posted on 02/19/2008 09:38 am | 1 Comment
 
Top 5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Teaching Responsibility
I've been collecting people's biggest question about how to teach responsibility to their target audience. After analyzing the first 100 responses, here's the most popular: “How can I get these people (teammates, employees, children, spouse, best friend, students, managers no good dirty rotten scoundrels) to take responsibility (to do their homework, their work assignments, their chores, to own their relationship...

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Posted on 02/18/2008 11:50 am | No Comments
 
Learning to Avoid Blame
Over at BrainBasedBusiness.com Dr. Ellen Weber posts about how Secondary Schools Stunt 3 Skills Business Needs. Those three critical skills? Problem solving, decision making, and creative thinking. It's worth your read. Here's the comment I left there: Thanks for your great blog and posts. I appreciate your prod for more intelligent secondary schools, and like where you are going with...

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Posted on 10/31/2007 01:29 pm | 4 Comments
 
Demonstrating Responsibility at Agile2007
As promised, I am posting my slides from my rollicking session at Agile2007 last week where I taught the Responsibility Process™ to an auditorium full of wild and crazy developers and project leaders. It was a good time. Demonstrating Responsibility: The Mindset of An Agile Leader If you were there, this picture will remind you that we revisited the ill-fated pet...

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Posted on 08/22/2007 11:33 pm | 1 Comment
 
Gantthead.com covers Responsibility Redefined
Doug DeCarlo, author if the amazing book eXtreme Project Management, penned a beautiful short article on Responsibility Redefined for his gantthead.com column.  See Agility Begins with Responsibility. Thanks Doug! Nicely done.

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Posted on 07/03/2007 03:57 pm | No Comments
 
CIO.com Reports on Responsibility Redefined
Responsibility Redefined is featured alongside Emotional Intelligence on CIO.com. Read the article here: Soft Skills for CIOs and Aspiring CIOs: Four Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence Here's an excerpt: The cornerstone of emotional intelligence and soft skills is responsibility. Everybody has met the manager who is always looking for someone to blame, who micromanages or who condescends. These folks...

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Posted on 06/26/2007 01:24 pm | No Comments
 
 
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