Posts Tagged ‘ responsibility redefined ’

Mental Leadership, Cowboy Hat, and Shotguns
I was inspired to make a short video for you this weekend while at a 4-H shotgun tournament. Yes, I'm a certified shotgun coach recognized by the National Sporting Clays Association, the National Rifle Association, and the 4-H. That means I could serve double duty as your leadership-for-life coach and your shotgun coach! No jokes about bird hunting with politicians...

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Posted on 07/28/2008 11:10 pm | 4 Comments
 
Keynoting APLN Atlanta Leadership Summit, September 26
Let's get together in Atlanta, Georgia September 25th and 26th, 2008 for the Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN) Atlanta Leadership Summit. This is one of several regional leadership summits APLN hosts each year around the country to great success. I'm honored to be giving the closing keynote on personal agility and Responsibility Redefined™. At APLN Atlanta Leadership Summit you'll also...

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Posted on 07/24/2008 04:17 pm | No Comments
 
Upcoming “Tame Your Teenager” Interview
Watch this video of parenting expert Mark Todhunter and then read below about my upcoming interview with Mark. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYJRN8UprnE&eurl[/youtube] Every time I speak about the Responsibility Process™ and your 3 Keys to Responsibility™ men and women approach me afterwords and ask "Christopher, when are you going to have the products and services for me to use with my family to...

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Posted on 07/22/2008 01:03 pm | 2 Comments
 
New Agile Adoption Book Touts Responsibility Redefined™
If you care about personal, team, and organizational agility, run—don't walk—to buy Agile Adoption Patterns: A Roadmap to Organizational Success. Author Amr Elssamadisy has a rich background helping companies adopt agile practices. Amr has worked with Thoughtworks and Valtech (where I first met him), and is now a partner with Gemba Systems whose three partners I know, like, trust, and...

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Posted on 07/18/2008 10:09 am | 2 Comments
 
Q: How Can We Use The Responsibility Process™ in the Federal Government?
On yesterday's every-second-Tuesday-of-the-month no-cost Ask Christopher Avery tele-training I answered 8 insightful questions selected from dozens submitted by you the call-in audience. Most questions give me an opportunity to demonstrate how Responsibility Redefined™ actually redefines (i.e., shifts the paradigm of, changes the conversation about, or confronts our mental models of) responsibility. Here's a fun example: Q: Christopher, how can we...

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Posted on 07/09/2008 02:46 pm | No Comments
 
From Shame to Responsibility—How a CIO Finds Freedom
Last week in Mexico a CIO courageously told me and the roomful of people I had just introduced to Responsibility Redefined™ that my presentation showed him the way to freedom from his shame. Out of respect, I won't tell you which presentation in which city (I addressed four groups in three days), but here's his story... I'll repeat his words...

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Posted on 06/30/2008 05:16 pm | No Comments
 
Mexico’s Executive Leaders Study Responsibility Redefined
Here's a short video of executive leaders in Mexico City studying Responsibility Redefined™ with me this week. The video is only 40 seconds long. At the end you'll see the Responsibility Process™ poster in Spanish... [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sHkPJhZHts[/youtube] I've been invited to Mexico City and Monterrey (a northern industrial city in the state of Nuevo Leon) many times in recent years. With...

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Posted on 06/26/2008 04:22 pm | No Comments
 
How to Teach Responsibility to Anyone (and Master Your Life in the Process)
Today we launched my new 12-CD set How to Teach Responsibility to Anyone (and Master Your Life in the Process). I'm very pleased at the rate the orders are pouring in from around the world. It's all explained at www.HowToTeachResponsibility.com. Now you can teach anyone how to take personal responsibility, and master your life in the process. Leaders, coaches, parents,...

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Posted on 06/10/2008 08:34 pm | No Comments
 
Best Way to Get Others to Take Responsibility
"How can I get them to take responsibility?" is the #1 question I receive from all audiences worldwide. My answer is counter-intuitive. I say "Practice responsibility yourself." By that I mean: apply the Responsibility Process™ and Keys to Responsibility™ that I just taught you. And most (but not all) look at me like I'm completely nuts. Since they assume they...

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Posted on 06/06/2008 10:39 am | No Comments
 
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
 
 
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