Creating Your Bill of Responsibility

From my April, 2001 newsletter

Do you have a personal Bill of Responsibility, as a business leader? It’s an intriguing concept. Allow me to explain…

In America, we businesspeople happily ask a lot from our employees. Everyone I know accepts the need for unpaid "crunch time" before a deadline, even though "crunch time" means a project management failure. And does "crunch time" become less common over time? Rarely. And we as business leaders are responsible for the failure to learn. But we expect employees to give from their personal lives to compensate for a company’s poor management.

But we rarely hold ourselves to as high a standard…

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Balance Rights with Responsibilities

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