Accountable Leaders

Inspire a Culture Where Everyone Steps Up, Takes Ownership, and Delivers Results

Dr. Vince Molinaro

Proven methods to push your organization to its maximum potential

Leadership accountability is a major issue in organizations around the globe. Effective teams need responsible and accountable leaders, yet many businesses are struggling with mediocre performance and widening gaps in leadership. Establishing shared accountability with peers is key to closing those gaps and fostering a culture of curiosity and collaboration that can take your company to greater heights. This newly revised edition of Accountable Leaders is a real-world guide that provides practical and no-nonsense strategies to transform any organization into a cohesive, highly motivated culture of accountable leaders and fully committed teams.

Dr. Vince Molinaro—bestselling author, dynamic speaker, strategic advisor, and global executive—shares his proven methods of optimal leadership accountability, providing a step-by-step blueprint for leaders in any organization. Developed from years of experience helping Fortune 500 companies build strong leaders and effective teams, this book will enable you to understand why gaps in leadership occur in order to build strong leadership accountability in your organization.

Accountable Leaders is an invaluable resource for anyone who leads a team, no matter the size. This vital guide will provide the tools and knowledge to take you and your organization to extraordinary levels of performance and achievement.


Accountable Leaders outlines a compelling vision of leadership. Through our work at Mighty Networks, I know that when you create community and connection, it will fuel people to come together to do the extraordinary. Vince Molinaro shows exactly how you can build a vibrant community of leaders in your own company to tackle challenges, drive change, and create incredible results.”

“Vince Molinaro has created a simple, profound, and practical masterpiece to guide the mobilization of leadership accountability. The examples and tools he shares are clear, user-friendly, and resonate well regardless of the industry you work in or size of your organization. He continues to demystify what it takes to develop great leaders.”

“Building on Vince Molinaro’s prior work, Accountable Leaders is a roadmap for leveraging talent and culture to drive transformational change. The performance-driven organization achieves results through individuals and teams that are empowered and highly committed to the success of each other and the enterprise. As I reflect on what it means to me to be an accountable leader, I am excited to put these lessons into practice and share them with my team.”


“As the future of work continues to evolve at breakneck speed, having a group of motivated and aligned leaders is critical to attaining real competitive advantage. In his latest book, Vince Molinaro gives the leaders concrete strategies, whether they are the CEO or just starting their leadership journey, to step up and be more accountable.”

“Dr. Vince Molinaro has once again written a great book needed in today’s organizations. It was with great promise that I read this book after implementing key concepts from The Leadership Contract and seeing the game-changing impacts it had. And this book does not disappoint—filled with great stories, insights, and practical strategies, Accountable Leaders provides the roadmap to help all your leaders truly step up and drive the success of your company.”

The Leadership Contract contributed to strengthening our leadership and elevating our whole organization toward excellence. Now in Accountable Leaders, Vince Molinaro has written a grounded, practical, and easy-to-read book with new insights every company can implement to deal with today’s uncertain and unstable markets.”


Vince Molinaro, PhD, is the New York Timesbestselling author, strategic leadership advisor, speaker, and global expert on leadership accountability.

As founder and CEO of Leadership Contract Inc. (LCI), Vince has worked with organizations from start-ups to Fortune 500 in twenty-five countries and over eighty cities. He and his team equip leaders to navigate critical strategic leaps in their companies by scaling accountability and community.

He is the author of five books. His most recent books include Accountable Leaders and the revised version of The Leadership Contract. His books (translated into multiple languages) are the foundation of many leadership programs in companies around the world.

As a speaker, Vince brings a unique combination of provocative storytelling, research-based principles, grounded practicality, and the courage to tell it like it is. He was named by All American Speakers Bureau as one of the Top Business Speakers in 2023.

Vince and his teams have designed and delivered many award-winning leadership development programs. The Leadership Contract program is regarded as a top international training program by and has won several thought leadership awards.

Many leading business publications and podcasts regularly feature Vince’s research and ideas on leadership accountability. He shares his insights in his Gut Check for Leaders blog and on his Lead the Future video podcast. The Leadership Accountability Academy™ (on the Apple and Google App Stores) is LCI’s digital platform where leaders can take courses and learn how to be more accountable.

As a leader, Vince strives to practice what he preaches by setting the tone of accountability every day.

ISBN 978-1-77458-433-0
$21.95 CAD $17.95 USD
Published October 10, 2023
5.5 × 8.5 356 Pages
paperback, ebook