Accountability at work means being held accountable for your actions, not pointing the finger at others when something goes wrong. If something needs to be done, whether it is your responsibility or not, it's important to not wait for direction to take action. Take the initiative and as Nike says "Just Do It!" Leaders need specific Interpersonal Leadership Skills to help create a culture that encourages and engaged accountable workforce.
We are not all the same and we don’t all approach things the same way. When you learn about behavioral styles, the end result is that you can better lead people and realize what motivates them as unique individuals.
We all want to keep up. With today's current unemployment rate, you especially want to hold onto your job. However, when so many companies are downsizing, those employees who remain are left to pick up the slack of the ones that are gone. This adds additional stress because the workload consistently gets heavier. All of this can take a very real toll on your self-esteem. You may not have recognized it. You may not have spoken about it. But it can be very real nonetheless. See if you identify with any of the symptoms below: