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mmRyan Moore
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One of the most common leadership problems is accountability. Whether it is holding yourself accountable in front of others, or as a leader/supervisor, failing to properly assess and hold others accountable and truly evaluate the effectiveness or performance of personnel.
A leader must first hold themselves accountable. No person is correct 100% of the time. It’s ok to admit if you made a mistake as long as you learn from it and don’t repeat it.
The lack of holding others accountable and being honest in the feedback you provide to others can be a sign of being a weak leader. This can cause a lack of trust in those around you and can cause morale and productivity to decline.