Are You Afraid To Step Up And Take Responsibility?

Some people say that there is a major lack of responsibility these days... almost to the point where being responsible is a dying art.   Whether or not those people are right about responsibility being a non existent value of today's society I think we all can agree that stepping up and taking responsibility is extremely important in both the workplace and personal life. Recently GovLoop sat down with Dr. John Izzo, author of Stepping Up: How Taking Responsibility Changes Everything, to talk about why responsibility, why now? Why Stepping Up is Important - Dr. John Izzo (part1) by cdorobek While being responsible has many positive effects as stated in the above clip it still falls into the easiest said than done category. Interestingly enough the main reason people never step up and take responsibility is because they are never asked. Why Stepping Up is Important - Dr. John Izzo (part2) by cdorobek So if taking responsibility is a problem what can we do about it? How can you as a leader step up and get others around you to step up as well? The best answer here is change yourself. Why Stepping Up is Important - Dr. John Izzo (part3) by cdorobek Is responsibility an issue at your workplace or for you? What are some positive examples of responsibility in the public sector?  
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