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Creating Accountability: 4 Simple Steps for Managers

Ben Carcich  (Co-Founder, Valarin Inc., Building Better Games)

Location: Room 301, South Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 20

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Production & Team Leadership

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Accountability. It comes up all the time, leaders demand more of it, many people try to escape it. But honestly, most people don't know what it means. In this talk, Ben will walk the attendees through what accountability is, why our misunderstandings of it lead to unhealthy models of accountability that cause many people to avoid it, and finally go through a simple four-step model to create healthy accountability.
The talk will go over accountability, expectations, and consequences, and the audience will learn how they can create healthy accountability in a surprisingly short amount of time. This is a crucial skill that far too few people have, and it causes a lot of problems in our companies. Let's get accountability figured out!


Attendees will learn what real accountability is, what unhealthy accountability looks like and why it is so common, and finally will be given a very simple four-step model they can follow to create healthy accountability within their organization.

Intended Audience

Target audience is managers. No prereqs, management experience will be helpful.

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