“Leaders of consequence are clear about the shadow they cast because they want to create followership.”


Principle 7: Accountability Is an Advantage, Make It Your Obligation

There is no doubt now about the importance of setting and communicating standards. The challenge for many leaders comes when the standards aren’t met.

In 1792 BC, Sin-Muballit gave up his throne of Babylonia to his son, Hammurabi, because of his failing health and a struggling people. The well-educated prince faced many areas of struggle and concern as his reign as king began. As a religious man he believed it to be his responsibility to bring righteousness to his land, destroy evildoers, and ensure that the strong people should not harm ...

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