Accountability is Not About Justice

We seem to have developed a belief that the purpose of holding someone to account is to make sure they know they did something wrong and/or are to blame and make sure they pay the consequences.

Holding someone to account all too often seems to be equated with bringing someone to justice in both context and practice.  But justice and accountability are, in fact, very different.

What if holding someone to account is actually the process of holding them up to be the best they can be every step of the way rather than hammering them down after they fail? Read More