Tag Archives: accountability

Update: Violence in Myanmar, and Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence

My last blog asked leadership questions about the role of Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi’s apparent complicity with the military regime she fought against. Here are resources to help understand the unfolding situation there, and the attempts to get to the truth about what is happening in Myanmar. Other members of the international […]

Guest Post by Sean Conrad: Great Leaders Have the Power to Cultivate a Culture of Accountability

I love the idea of a culture of accountability, described here as “the consistency with which your actions and results match your commitments.” I wonder, though, about the assumption embedded here, seen at the end of the blog, “At the end of the day, you as a leader have the power.” That may be true […]

Building a Power Network: Leading Up, Leading Down, Leaning In!!

The old maxim that networking equals success has been proven over and over again. It’s especially important for women and other under-represented groups to network, because we tend to have less privilege and more to prove. Kathy Caprino, Forbes blogger, offers some good advice on mentoring, networking and power. Good networking includes active mentoring, sponsorship […]

Bathsheba Syndrome: the Military Challenges Itself

I’ve discussed the Bathsheba Syndrome from a lot of different leadership perspectives, and recently discovered some interesting discussions particularly from a military perspective.  These resources suggest that this “syndrome” is  “cured” or “prevented” by creating accountability in relationships  and having a clear sense of personal ethics. The most thorough is a YouTube panel discussing the […]