Achieve With Accountability: Develop a High-Performing Team or Organization with Mike Evans

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this training, learners will be able to: 

  • Cultivate the agility, flexibility and resiliency to adapt and thrive during constant change.
  • Foster collaboration, camaraderie and teamwork, establish unshakable trust and credibility.
  • Intensify ownership, engagement and alignment, crumble silos and abolish territorialism.


Accountability is the catalyst to accelerated change, robust employee engagement, intensified ownership, relentless perseverance, and impeccable alignment. It propels individuals, teams and organizations to intoxicating heights of achievement and success. Learn what it takes to awaken the whatever it takes attitude, belief, resolve, perseverance, confidence, determination, drive and creativity to achieve what matters most to individuals, teams and organizations. 

Accountability crumbles silos, boosts teamwork and collaboration, strengthens camaraderie, creativity, resiliency, agility, trust, and communication. Accountability is a current that feeds into the slipstream of success. Your performance, your decisions, and your results are all within your control; when you operate from that premise, magic happens. You deliver like never before because you are personally invested in the outcome. This training shows you how to nourish that can-do mindset, so you can begin to achieve what matters most.

Discover how to transform accountability into a positive, engaging and forward-looking experience that will secure your position in the new world of work. Learn how to kick-start a revolution that will blast your team or organization to new heights of success. With the world coming at us fast and furious every day, it's easy to feel like you've lost control of your own life, your team or your organization. By choosing to take and lead accountability you reclaim control and are able to direct your own destiny.

In today’s constant changing competitive environment individuals, teams and organizations must be prepared to convincingly answer these critically important questions:

1. Who are you and what makes you distinctive in today’s ‘sea of sameness?’
2. How are you dramatically unique or different?
3. How do you make a significant difference, or create an astonishing overt benefit?
4. What is/are your reason/s why anyone should believe in you? Convince me!




    • Perception of accountability
    • The keys to accountability—a positive approach
    • The 20 best practices of exemplary accountability
      Grading our team/culture on the 20 best practices
    • Staying engaged—avoiding the blame game
    • Internalizing change


    • Our ability to grow, adapt, and innovate is strengthened when we “see all there is to see”
    • Belief considerations discussion, questions, and activity
    • Your default brand
    • Embracing perspectives of others—enhance awareness and increase effectiveness
    • Shifting beliefs that impede progress
    • Effective feedback exercise and activity
    • Gaining voluntary contributions of discretionary performance
    • Communication exercise and activity
    • Engage others—effective communications skills
    • The A/C feedback model (focused – frequent – informal communications)


    • The accountability/ownership relationship
    • Degrees of ownership
    • U-OWN coaching model—gain heightened levels of ownership
    • The accountability tri-quation


    • Team competition activity and application of concepts
    • Create, innovate, and advance—examples and application


    • Complete personal application plan (team plan optional)
    • Specific applications to accelerate desired change


    • Developing the desired culture

I thought Mike did well preparing the materials, he was very personable, and his methods look like they're easy to implement in the workplace.

Engaging material, which wasn’t common sense. I felt like I got a lot out of this session.

Instructor was very engaging and included fun activities to break up the lecture. He gave insightful real-life examples as well, which kept it interesting. His presentation was very thorough and thoughtful.

PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Power Skills and Business Acumen PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Ways of Working PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials. *Please note that the asterisked row below applies to the PMI® Agile Certification Journey and includes Disciplined Agile® Scrum Master (DASM), Disciplined Agile® Senior Scrum Master (DASSM), Disciplined Agile® Coach (DAC), and Disciplined Agile® Value Stream Consultant (DAVSC) certifications.
Ways of Working Power Skills Business Acumen Total
CAPM® / PMI-CP™ / PMP® / PgMP® 0 2 5 7.00
PMI-ACP® / Agile* 0 2 5 7.00
PMI-SP® 0 2 5 7.00
PMI-RMP® 0 2 5 7.00
PfMP® 0 2 5 7.00
PMI-PBA® 0 2 5 7.00
Ways of Working Power Skills Business Acument Talent Triangle



Mike Evans

Mike has developed a unique perspective from 20+ years of working alongside a star studded list of world-renowned thought leaders, including John Kotter, Stephen Covey, Tom Peters, Jim Kouzes, Hyrum Smith, Steve Farber and Chris McChesney. Mike served in executive leadership and consulting roles with Kotter International, FranklinCovey, and Tom Peters Company. 

In addition to being a leading authority on "Unleashing Personal and Organizational Accountability," clients rely upon Mike’s solutions to accelerate change, shape their optimal culture, flawlessly execute key strategies, ignite leadership capacity at all levels, amplify employee engagement, thrive and excel in the age of disruption, embrace the role of CEO of your life, career and destiny, and to cultivate peak performance.

Thirty-one of the Fortune 50 are clients. Mike works with organizations around the globe and in virtually every arena, from the tech sector to financial services, manufacturing, health care, hospitality, entertainment, retail, and the U.S. government. Clients include Intel, Capital One, Apple, Caterpillar, PNC Bank, Cargill, Pfizer, General Mills, H&R Block, the United States Navy, John Deere, Fidelity Investments, Monsanto, Google, US Steel, Rite Aid, Agilent Technologies, Johnson & Johnson, Symantec, Cigna Corporation, ITPA, U.S. Department of Commerce, BNY Mellon, Oracle, Astra Zeneca, Baxter International Inc., Shell Oil, UPMC, Citrus Valley Health, McAfee, American Airlines, Masonite, Novartis, Ernst & Young, ACE Hardware, BP Oil, Heinz USA, NAFCU, and NASA.

Mike consults with senior teams, facilitates custom workshops, delivers keynote speeches and provides coaching on all of these subject areas. He uses his unique insights, passion, experience and humor to positively affect individuals, teams and organizations around the world. He is experienced with executive leadership teams and groups at all organizational levels. His style is engaging, upbeat, thought-provoking, compelling, and most importantly educational, relevant and impactful. Individuals, teams and organizations yield immediate results by applying what they learn.

Training Information

2 November 2023
Start Time
8:00 AM
1 Day


Member Price
(US$705.00 before 18 September)
Nonmember Price
(US$910.00 before 18 September)
Government Price
Student Price

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