Accountability - The More Personal & Public The Better

My high school football coach was great at motivating young men. One of his consistent messages that deeply resonated with me had to do with accountability on a public and personal level. I'm paraphrasing, but his message went something like this:

Passion or Passive - Which do You Hire?

Do you hire people that are passionate about your company, what it does, and how they can help and add value to it? Or do you hire people that are just looking for a job?

Is Money the Answer?

Have you ever thought about why people do the things they do?  What about how can you as a manager get your employees to do what you want them to do? Like the Beetles said, “Money can’t buy you love!

The magic ingredient in a profitable business is leadership not money!