Conscious Accountability: Deepen Connections, Elevate Results

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David C. Tate, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, executive coach, and organizational consultant. He is the co-founder and CEO of Conscious Growth Partners, a boutique consultancy that focuses on helping organizations realize their potential through better leadership, teamwork, and culture. David is on the faculty at Yale University in the schools of medicine and management, where he teaches leadership courses within graduate and executive education programs. He coaches global leaders within the Yale Greenberg World Fellows Program. David co-authored the book Sink or Swim: How Lessons From the Titanic Can Save Your Family Business. David received a BS from Cornell University and a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Virginia. He completed pre- and post-doctoral fellowships at Yale University before joining the faculty. Marianne S. Pantalon, PhD, is a consulting and clinical psychologist, executive coach, and instructional designer. She is the co-founder and chief strategy officer at Conscious Growth Partners, a mission-focused consulting firm that helps organizations flourish through improved leadership, teamwork, and culture. In addition, she serves as a senior facilitator at the Yale School of Management, where she supports students in becoming powerful global leaders. Marianne loves the intersection of design, technology, and psychology. She fulfills this passion as the primary investigator of an NIH Small Business Innovation Research grant for building digital health technology. A creative at heart, Marianne studied psychology and film as an undergraduate at Binghamton University and earned her PhD at Hofstra University, where she investigated the psychological effects of writing. Daryn H. David, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, educator, and leadership development coach. At the Yale School of Medicine, she holds a faculty appointment at the Child Study Center and serves as associate director for leadership development in the Offices of Academic & Professional Development and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. Through dynamic pedagogy and coaching programs, Daryn leverages her expertise to help academics and healthcare providers actualize their fullest professional potential. She further promotes the university's educational mission by coaching within the Yale Greenberg World Fellows Program. Daryn holds an AB from Harvard University and PhD in psychology from Yale University. She completed a postdoctoral science policy fellowship at the National Institutes of Health and maintains a psychotherapy and coaching practice devoted to women professionals.


"We don't often think of happiness and accountability as complementary terms. But Conscious Accountability makes an artful case for reimagining accountability so that it works not only in achieving our goals but also in strengthening the bonds with our colleagues and communities."--Emma Seppälä Ph.D, Science Director of Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, and the author of The Happiness Track., Author, The Happiness Track; Lecturer, Yale University
"Conscious Accountability is a brilliantly written, must-read for any professional. The ultimate how-to guide for accelerating valuable outcomes, this book offers a highly practical framework for moving to the next level of influence, no matter your level of experience. The authors also illustrate how practicing conscious accountability can create a positive force for change in the world."--Geetu Bharwaney, Founder and CEO, Ei World
"Conscious Accountability offers a way of thinking and acting in our relationships--with colleagues, family, friends, and self--that promises to help us accomplish meaningful things together and build better relationships. The authors use stories, illustrations, and exercises to share practical wisdom and wise practices for experiencing accountability, not a means of control or being controlled, but as a humane exchange in which we help one another live up to our aspirations."--Ruth Wageman, Founder, 6 Team Conditions
"Conscious Accountability makes a tremendous contribution by showing us how accountability can be an inclusive practice--one that connects us to people, missions, and organizations. As we wrestle with new forms of work, political turmoil, and the uncertainties of a global pandemic, chapter-by-chapter this book frames awareness, intention, and the practice of accountability as tools we can use to incentivize ourselves and our teams to do our best work."--Kerwin Charles, Dean, Yale School of Management
"Perhaps more than ever, all organizations need to embrace a new way of considering accountability--one that elevates the power and importance of relationships in ensuring a sustained and successful way forward. Conscious Accountability moves beyond a transactional, product-driven approach by showing us how to build self-reflective, humanistic skills into our leadership practices. Every leader needs the lessons this book has to offer."--Linda Mayes, Arnold Gesell Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology; Director, Yale Child Study Center
"The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented disruption in communities, organizations, and the lives of countless people. Conscious Accountability offers engaging and clearly written guidance for getting back on our feet and for creating a new era of productivity and work satisfaction."--Robert M. Kaplan, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine
"In this important new work, the authors explain why accountability is about more than efficiency--it's at the core of healthy relationships. Conscious accountability is not a way of checking boxes, but a way of being human."--Douglas Stone, co-author, Difficult Conversations and lecturer on law at Harvard Law School, Co-author of Difficult Conversations and Thanks for the Feedback
"Conscious Accountability is a must-read for any CEO or leader. To turn dreams into a successful business you have to create an outstanding work culture--which means getting accountability right. Relatable anecdotes make it easy to read this book and absorb the concepts, plus it's packed with actionable tips and exercises. A fantastic resource!"--Julia Pimsleur, Founder and CEO, Million Dollar Women; Author, Million Dollar Women and Go Big Now
"Build the team, communication style, and efficiency you've dreamed of for your company with Conscious Accountability! As experts in leadership development, David, Marianne, and Daryn will teach you step-by-step how to create cultures where accountability to your work and team can thrive."--Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, Thinkers50 #1 Executive Coach; New York Times bestselling author, The Earned Life, Triggers, and What Got You Here Won't Get You There