Focus – Accountability Principles for C-Store Performance. Accountability makes it easy and effective to get the results you want. Even better, teams respond well and enjoy their work. Great accountability occurs when a company is able to get it right.

BandyWorks has a decade of c-store performance experience. The foundation of growth and control management with our data analytics and AI technology is great management. Clients that control labor, shrink and age verification know the importance of a culture of accountability. That is, great management means great accountability.  Using great data multiplies great management effort. Time is save, money is saved, problems are avoided, more upselling happens and profits increase. It is not magic. Knowing where problems lie and where great things are happening makes it just a little easier to get things done.

The Principles of Accountability

  1. Vision / Mission
  2. People
  3. Process
  4. Goals / KPI’s
  5. Teamwork
  6. Tracking

Our clients use accountability with great data to achieve high c-store growth and control the things they can. Thus our focus- accountability principles for c-store performance is the foundation of our managed services. Read more about what we have learned and how our clients hold themselves and their staff accountable to achieve results and provide great service.

The 6 Rights of Accountability

The 6 Rights of Accountability

December 29, 2014 — 

The 6 Rights of Accountability make it easy and effective to get the results you want. Even better, teams respond well and enjoy their work. Great accountability occurs when a company is able to get it right. 1. Vision / Mission – Visions do not change very often, but the mission may change more often

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – Start with Vision

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – 1. Start with Vision

November 6, 2014 — 

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – Start with Vision. Your vision is the picture of your preferred future. Establishing the right vision for your company is the first of six critical ‘getting it right’ steps to achieve great accountability. Establishing the vision draws a clear picture that empowers a team to make decisions

Accountability - Six Things to Get Right - 2. The Right Seat on the Bus

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – 2. People

October 13, 2014 — 

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – 2. People. The Right Seat on the Bus is key to getting things right. How do you put the right person in the right seat? Everyone that hires and manages wants to have the perfect fit. There are two parts to it: the right people and the

Accountability - Six Things to Get Right - 3. Process

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – 3. Process

September 20, 2014 — 

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – 3. Process is one thing that everyone knows is important for someone else to do. It may be the most unglamorous part of business that gets more bang for the glory than anything else. Most business people know that creating a process is very important, but writing

Accountability - Six Things to Get Right - 4. Begin with the End in Mind

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – 4. Goals

August 1, 2014 — 

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – 4. Begin with the End in Mind.  When a company has the right vision, team and process, success is kinetically charged. This success can be many things but typically means increased sales, higher quality or higher profits. Defining that success specifically with dates and assignments is the

Accountability - Six Things to Get Right -  5. Teamwork

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – 5. Teamwork

July 15, 2014 — 

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – 5. Teamwork. Having a culture of accountability implies an organization that works together. Accountability while positive and productive is not the natural state of work. Teamwork is the mechanism that enables it to overcome individual limitations and fears to produce results that cannot be achieved otherwise. It

Accountability - Six Things to Get Right -  6. Tracking

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – 6 – Tracking

July 10, 2014 — 

Accountability – Six Things to Get Right – 6 – Tracking. Tracking is last of the six items.  It measure progress towards goals. Goals are measured to determine success. They expose actions and results. The assessment of goals judges the level of success. It tells us where we are and where we need to go.

Accountability – Consequence versus Punishment

Accountability – Consequence Versus Punishment

May 26, 2014 — 

With Accountability, consequence versus punishment is the key to success. The toughest part about accountability is applying consequences when performance is not as desired. There comes a point when there has to be a negative consequence. If done correctly, such a point only comes when shared expectations were not met and the responsible party had

Accountability lessons from prison

Accountability lessons from prison

April 19, 2014 — 

Standing in the Sally port waiting to enter Dillwyn Correctional Institute on a clear spring afternoon, a cold reality of prison life encloses each instructor. The course they are about to lead is an experiment to prepare inmates for successful re-entry to society. Can convicted felons operate a successful business after they complete their sentence?

What I Learned as a Child Makes a Culture of Accountability Easy

What I Learned as a Child Makes a Culture of Accountability Easy

January 28, 2014 — 

What I learned as a child makes a culture of accountability easy. My family taught me everything I needed to know to create a culture of accountability. Growing up, a set of values and rules governed our lives. These tenets fit well into the six items that exists within a culture of accountability. Vision /