By | The Daily Coach | thedailycoach.substack.com
After orchestrating one of the biggest cheating scandals in recent sports history, the Houston Astros hardly merit tons of feel-good stories and flattery as they play in the World Series. But to simply dismiss them as cheaters and liars would mean missing out on what’s actually a valuable lesson in team culture.
As leaders, we recognize that accountability largely centers around holding team members responsible for their decisions, activities and production. We do this by ensuring there are processes for feedback and improvement.
But accountability isn’t one-sided. Team members can hold each other to standards and expectations as well. That’s what ultimately allows true chemistry to develop and a collective goal to become even more attainable.
This is what the Astros’ core of Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve, Yuli Gurriel and Alex Bregman pride themselves on.