Are You More Accountable Than Your Dog?

When a dog is scolded, she acknowledges immediately she has done wrong. In dogs, this is often signaled by a yawn, a release of anxiety that often follows being disciplined. But this ability to be accountable allows them to move past the shame of being disciplined, to...

Thoughts on Accountability by Lao Tzu

Personal accountability is one of the seven character traits of a Pack Leader, as I write in Pack Leader Psychology. As a psychotherapist, getting patients to recognize, admit and correct mistakes is central to my work. Those who cannot do so, usually because they...