Take No Prisoners is a free weekly memo from Scott Wintrip that explores how Radical Accountability prospers companies and changes lives. Instead of taking people hostage with outdated, heavy-handed, and ineffective methods of management, measurement, and motivation, Radical Accountability focuses on creating an unwavering responsibility for getting done what matters most.
Companies fall into one of three categories when it comes to collaboration:
In all three cases, there’s always room for improvement. The process visual below will help you find that improvement.
To get started, here are some definitions of the three elements required for a sustainable collaborative culture:
The numbers in the diagram represent what happens when an element is missing.
To use this as a diagnostic:
For example, if collaboration is happening, but there is clear evidence that some people aren’t aware of it (Collaborative Blindness), the element that’s not being used often enough, if at all, is PDA.
This Week’s Radical Accountability Activating Action: Use one of the three diagnostic methods to begin to enhance the level of collaboration in your team or within your entire company.