The 85% Solution: How Personal Accountability Guarantees Success -- No Nonsense, No Excuses

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A guide to personal accountability-the fundamental key toleadership success

With the toughest economic downturn in recent history, the issueof accountability has taken center stage. However accountability isoften confused with punishment, fault, blame and guilt. In thisbook, the author argues that the only true accountability is"personal accountability" and the only way to achieve it is to takeresponsibility for the outcomes of your choices, behaviors andactions. The 85% Solution reveals that to be trulyaccountable, leaders must accept no less than 85% of theresponsibility for the outcomes of your actions; Empower themselvesto take the risks and actions you must in order to get what theywant; and Show they are willing to answer for the outcomes thatresult from their choices and actions.

  • Offers a practical guide to personal accountability and revealshow this leads to personal and business success
  • Guides readers to take the risks and actions to reach theirgoals
  • Contains self-assessments for determining personalaccountability index

The author is an experienced consultant who works withorganizations, teams, and individuals to improve their personal andwork lives.

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About the author

Linda Galindo consults with organizations, teams, andindividuals who aim to improve their work and personal livesthrough greater personal accountability. She is a keynote speakerand conducts executive level seminars and retreats. She has been aregular contributor to Connect magazine and LabMedicine. Galindo is experienced in change management,accountability, leadership development, and cultural assessment.

Versera Performance Consulting offers consulting andtraining services based on the content in The 85% Solution.Versera's validated Accountability Assessment, based on LindaGalindo's development and design, measures an individual'saccountability on four dimensions. Versera's 8-hour and 4-hourfacilitated workshops teach the mind-set and behaviors that createlasting individual and organizational accountability.

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John Wiley and Sons
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Sep 4, 2009
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Business & Economics / General
Business & Economics / Leadership
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