CHAPTER 5Accountability Through Self-Evaluation

Learn to Look in the Mirror Every Day

I walked into the arena with Tom Bartow, a man I had just met in person a few hours earlier. I had heard that Tom was a legend in the world of executive coaching; he had coached thousands of businessmen and businesswomen to achieve breakout success. Yet the soft-spoken humility I had witnessed up to this point didn’t seem to match his reputation. As we made our way through security, I began to see a legend in action. Scores of Tom’s current and former clients lined the hallway to shake hands with the man who had helped so many take their business success to the next level.

In front of a standing-room-only audience, Tom began his speech and immediately drove ...

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