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How Do I Stay Accountable?

How Do I Stay Accountable?

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Here are 3 Easy Ways to Stay Accountable...

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If you’ve decided to begin your journey towards incorporating accountability and mindfulness into your life, Congratulations!
This is the first step in the right direction. Accountability is the act of accepting responsibility for your thoughts and actions. Also understanding that your actions affect others around you in many ways. It is a personal journey. A journey that teaches you how to bring mindfulness, conscious awareness, and acceptance into your everyday life. While also working to improve your strengths and to leave your weaknesses behind.
Being accountable allows you to create goals and objectives. It allows you to actively work towards achievement every day. With a conscious will, focus, and determination this can be a transformative journey. A journey of learning and building new experiences. By training your mind consciously. You can also recognize and consider each thought, each action and evaluate its potential effects. Furthermore, this lets you spend every day with more intuitive knowledge and awareness. Thus, allowing you to work towards your goals proactively.

Here are 3 ways on how you can keep yourself accountable.

1. Set Clear Goals

You cannot incorporate and practice accountability without knowing your goals. This is because you will not be able to visualize your destination. Setting clear and achievable goals helps you plan and envision for the future. While also acting consciously in the present to achieve your goals proactively.

In the beginning, try to set small goals that you can achieve quickly. This helps your brain build a positive association with the act of accountability. Your small achievements provide a positive feedback loop that motivates your mind to work harder. To work towards more ambitious goals and objectives. Setting unachievable targets at the start of your journey may also reduce your motivation and determination. Because setbacks will be more likely and less redeemable. Also setting clearly defined objectives.

Beginning with smaller, more manageable goals will help you stay motivated. This will also teach your brain to follow a pattern of accountability. Therefore, becoming natural and intuitive over time.

2. Focus On Your Thoughts And Actions

Keeping yourself Accountable also means keeping a close eye on your thoughts and actions. Fighting or ignoring negative or unpleasant thoughts leads to frustration and anger that can spill over into other parts of your life.

Accountability teaches us to listen to our emotions, feelings, and ideas and to figure out why they are arising. This helps you understand the reason and cause of any disturbance. So you can use this knowledge to resolve the situations or circumstances that were creating these unpleasant thoughts and emotions.

Similarly, understanding and accepting pleasant thoughts and good feelings can also indicate what to bring into your life that can lead to higher positivity and happiness. Remember, accountability is about acceptance, mindfulness, and non-judgment. When you begin focusing on your thoughts and actions, you end up learning more about yourself and others than you ever thought possible.

3. Celebrate Your Achievements

Accountability is not just all work and no play. Adding elements of fun and excitement to your accountability journey can go a long way. This can help towards building a positive mindset around accountability that lets your brain learn quickly and effectively. Learning how to manage thoughts and actions for maximum positive results.

An excellent way to stay motivated and to remind yourself of your progress and achievements is to celebrate. Celebrate the milestones you cover in your accountability journey. You can reward yourself every time you achieve your objective or make significant progress. By patting yourself on the back and sharing your good news with friends and family. This creates a positive feedback loop that keeps morale high and motivation plenty. This may help you cover even more ground with your future endeavours.

Another way to share your achievements is by finding an accountability partner. An accountability partner can be any friend, family, or colleague. Someone who understands and supports your accountability journey. A person who can help you stay on track by providing some guidance and motivation along the way.

Conclusion

Accountability may seem like a difficult task, but, it is as simple as believing in yourself and working hard to achieve your goals and ambitions. With just a bit of practice, you can become a pro at making accountability a part of your everyday life to focus on your growth and success.

Darren Finkelstein

Author – Who is this bloke?


Darren Finkelstein – The Accountability Guy® is an Accountability Coach, Business Advisor, Mentor & Author/Speaker.

Darren works with high-performing individuals and teams to get results, achieve their wildest dreams and smash their goals by leveraging over 30-years of experience both in the corporate world and in small business.

Darren is a successful entrepreneur, winning the Australian Entrepreneur of the year award for Dent Global. He built a wonderful lifestyle business which he successfully sold and exited after 15-years.

Before all of this, Darren worked for Apple for 10-years as ‘Manager of Commercial Markets’, during the inspirational Steve Jobs era and was awarded the prestigious Golden Apple Award during his time there.

Darren offers accountability at all levels, there are no excuses just action and results. 

  • Read his newest book: The Accountability Advantage – Play your best game
  • Complete Darren’s D.I.Y online program called: Accountability Made Easy
  • Engage Darren privately, through his popular One-On-One Sessions where he works with you and/or your team to implement and execute your plans to hit your goals. These private client sessions can be conducted via Zoom or face-to-face (subject to his travel policy) and COVID.
  • For groups of 3-7 px, Darren offers Group Accountability Forums for your team(s), networking group, alumni or project team. This is a shared learning environment and the strength of group accountability is very powerful indeed.
  • Darren is a great Speaker to hire him for your next event, workshop or conference. Face-to-face or virtually, he's truly engaging.

What Do You Need Help With?

  • Are you working hard but still not achieving your goals?
  • Are you feeling so overwhelmed, it’s overwhelming?
  • Do you need some direction on how to get your business to the next stage?
  • Perhaps, you are high-performing and successful and want to juggle more balls in the air at once?

Accountability is the superpower that you must harness.

You have so much to gain and nothing to lose! There is NO downside for you whatsoever by taking action. If you do nothing, it’s exactly the same as sticking your head in the sand and hoping it goes away. HOPE will not fix the situation, in fact, doing nothing just makes it worse, but you knew that...

You must take action now, otherwise, tomorrow’s result will be exactly the same as today’s. Implementation and execution are key and I’ll ensure you follow the plan and you meet your deadlines. After all, that is what true accountability is all about. Together, we can achieve your goals; you’ll meet your commitments and promises that you’ve made to others and most importantly, to yourself. You can’t do it alone.

Maintaining your current status quo, only means that you’ll miss important opportunities to make money. You’ll let people down, especially those that are important people to you, and that just pisses people off.

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Question
After reading this, how likely are you to achieve your GOALS, promises, obligations and commitments alone?
Unlikely I suspect.... without assistance.

Book your FREE Unboxing Session with
Darren Finkelstein – The Accountability Guy®

Together we’ll examine exactly where you’re at, what’s worked and what hasn’t. We’ll take a look at your priorities to set the path moving forward.


Each Unboxing Session includes
  • 45-60 min obligation-free Zoom call to discuss your goals, promises and commitments
  • Examine your priorities
  • Review your ‘To-Do List’ and we’ll dig-in to how you will implement
  • Together, we will create a plan and set timelines

Click here to book your free session.

 

Book your FREE Unboxing Session with
Darren Finkelstein – The Accountability Guy®

Together we’ll examine exactly where you’re at, what’s worked and what hasn’t. We’ll take a look at your priorities to set the path moving forward.


Each Unboxing Session includes
  • 45-60 min obligation-free Zoom call to discuss your goals, promises and commitments
  • Examine your priorities
  • Review your ‘To-Do List’ and we’ll dig-in to how you will implement
  • Together, we will create a plan and set timelines

Click here to book your free session.

 

Darren Finkelstein

Author – Who is this bloke?

Darren Finkelstein – The Accountability Guy® is an Accountability Coach, Business Advisor, Mentor & Author/Speaker.

Darren works with high-performing individuals and teams to get results, achieve their wildest dreams and smash their goals by leveraging over 30-years of experience both in the corporate world and in small business.

Darren is a successful entrepreneur, winning the Australian Entrepreneur of the year award for Dent Global. He built a wonderful lifestyle business which he successfully sold and exited after 15-years.

Before all of this, Darren worked for Apple for 10-years as ‘Manager of Commercial Markets’, during the inspirational Steve Jobs era and was awarded the prestigious Golden Apple Award during his time there.

Darren offers accountability at all levels, there are no excuses just action and results. 

  • Read his newest book: The Accountability Advantage – Play your best game
  • Complete Darren’s D.I.Y online program called: Accountability Made Easy
  • Engage Darren privately, through his popular One-On-One Sessions where he works with you and/or your team to implement and execute your plans to hit your goals. These private client sessions can be conducted via Zoom or face-to-face (subject to his travel policy) and COVID.
  • For groups of 3-7 px, Darren offers Group Accountability Forums for your team(s), networking group, alumni or project team. This is a shared learning environment and the strength of group accountability is very powerful indeed.
  • Darren is a great Speaker to hire him for your next event, workshop or conference. Face-to-face or virtually, he's truly engaging.

What Do You Need Help With?

  • Are you working hard but still not achieving your goals?
  • Are you feeling so overwhelmed, it’s overwhelming?
  • Do you need some direction on how to get your business to the next stage?
  • Perhaps, you are high-performing and successful and want to juggle more balls in the air at once?

Accountability is the superpower that you must harness.

You have so much to gain and nothing to lose! There is NO downside for you whatsoever by taking action. If you do nothing, it’s exactly the same as sticking your head in the sand and hoping it goes away. HOPE will not fix the situation, in fact, doing nothing just makes it worse, but you knew that...

You must take action now, otherwise, tomorrow’s result will be exactly the same as today’s. Implementation and execution are key and I’ll ensure you follow the plan and you meet your deadlines. After all, that is what true accountability is all about. Together, we can achieve your goals; you’ll meet your commitments and promises that you’ve made to others and most importantly, to yourself. You can’t do it alone.

Maintaining your current status quo, only means that you’ll miss important opportunities to make money. You’ll let people down, especially those that are important people to you, and that just pisses people off.

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Question
After reading this, how likely are you to achieve your GOALS, promises, obligations and commitments alone?
Unlikely I suspect.... without assistance.

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