4 Tips for Being A More Accountable Leader

4 Tips for Being A More Accountable Leader

Ken Lear, Detroit-based entrepreneur, shares three ways to improve your accountability. Accountability is one of the key ingredients of successful leadership. It plays an essential role in communication and trust with employees and clients. Being accountable means...

3 Common Excuses to Drop from Your Vocabulary

3 Common Excuses to Drop from Your Vocabulary

There’s nothing that Detroit-based entrepreneur, Ken Lear, loves more than seeing his team members become successful. As his fellow mentors will likely relate to, there's also nothing more frustrating than seeing with someone with amazing potential make excuses. Here,...

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