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If you’re a company officer, do you hold yourself and your crew accountable for the standards of your department? Are you willing to have the tough conversations with your crew about gossiping, bullying, policy violations, rude behavior, unethical decisions and giving less than their best? If you think these are not your problem, consider stepping down and letting someone step up who will embrace the responsibility that comes with the job. Sometimes, being an effective leader means recognizing you may not be right for a supervisory position. My encouragement to all company officers is this: Step up – or step down. n