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

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A guide to personal accountability-the fundamental key to leadership success With the toughest economic downturn in recent history, the issue of accountability has taken center stage. However accountability is often confused with punishment, fault, blame and guilt. In this book, the author argues that the only true accountability is "personal accountability" and the only w ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published September 4th 2009 by Jossey-Bass
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Quinton Baran
Aug 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
I found the advise in this book to be very good both professionally and personally. I read it as an assigned book from a leadership training group that I am in with my employer. We discussed the book in the groups, and there were mixed opinions about it.

I especially like the discussion about empowerment. Only you can empower yourself to do something. Sure, the path can be made easier or more accessible by external forces, but unless you choose to embrace and become something, no one else can ac
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Laura
Aug 11, 2011 rated it liked it
A very practical (almost simplistic)discussion of the elements of personal accountability and its relationship to success.
Janice
Mar 09, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015
This topic is good, and she has some great examples. For reasons she explains, some of this isn't welcome! Guess I have some of my own work to do.
Dawn Lynch
Feb 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
Great theme! A little redundant.
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Nov 04, 2016 rated it it was ok
Bland and repetitive, this book has only one point to make, and it does so through catch-phrases, anecdotal evidence, and a lot of repetition.
David
Oct 13, 2012 rated it it was ok
Great intro story. After that exceedingly repetitive and basic.
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