Crucial Skills Logo The Official VitalSmarts Blog

From Good to Great: Using the Crucial Accountability Model to Help Create Great Performance

My colleague Emily and I have taken on an exciting project recently that has pushed me to look at accountability in a new way. If you’re not familiar, our Crucial Accountability content teaches skills for addressing gaps between expectations and actual performance. The accountability model for managing performance is a […]

READ MORE >

How to Take a Stand on Social Issues Without Picking a Fight

Joseph Grenny, coauthor of Crucial Conversations, shares a tip to avoid a political debate. Tell and share stories to learn about others’ political views and experiences.

READ MORE >

Crucial Applications: How to Overcome a Career-Limiting Habit

We recently completed a study which reveals the top five Career-Limiting Habits (CLHs) that cause employees to miss out on raises and promotions. According to the study, 97 percent of employees report they have some habit that keeps them from achieving their potential at work.   The Top 5 Career-Limiting […]

READ MORE >