Raise accountability for better performance

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Raise accountability by asking “one year from now” questions. After assembling a project team to fix a problem, ask, “Imagine it’s one year from now. How will we know you succeeded?”

To coach your supervisors to make smart hiring decisions, ask them, “Imagine it’s one year from now. How will you know you made a good hire?” Encouraging people to look ahead helps them identify measures they’ll use to assess their performance.

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