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How To Keep Yourself Accountable

How To Keep Yourself Accountable

Keeping oneself accountable may seem challenging at first, but with the right attitude and a positive mindset, you will be amazed at all the things you can achieve. In this article, we shall review some of the ways in which you can keep yourself accountable and remind yourself of the goals and objectives you wish to achieve through your accountability journey.

Read on!

a. Understand Your Thoughts and Feelings

To begin your accountability journey, you must first understand the things that hold you back and make you lose progress. The first step to keeping yourself accountable for your goals and objectives is to take some time and think about any negative emotions or feelings that you might be experiencing related to your accountability journey or any particular action.

The best way to ensure accountability is to understand and decode your feelings and thoughts and resolve any issues you might be facing with your accountability journey.

If you continually see hurdles in your journey, you won’t be able to focus on the progress, your achievements, and your goals and objectives.

Working with a clear mind will help you focus on getting the most out of your efforts.

b. Remind Yourself Before You Act

Sometimes we might feel that our accountability journey is requiring too much effort. In such a state of mind, it is easy to lose motivation and to slack on your efforts, which can hurt your progress.

The best way to keep yourself accountable is to silently and calmly remind yourself of your goals and objectives whenever you find yourself doing something that can hinder your progress or undermine your achievements.

Accountability teaches us to be more aware of our actions. By reminding ourselves of the goals we want to achieve and the benefits that come with it, we can bring more accountability in our lives easily.

c. Keep In Mind the Consequences

Keeping yourself in a positive state of mind may not be possible all the time. Our minds and bodies follow a natural cycle of mood regulation controlled by complex networks of chemicals in our blood. Sometimes, when we feel tired and down, we may lose sight of our goals and engage in actions that are detrimental to our progress.

At such times, it is best to remind yourself of the negative consequences your actions might have for yourself and how they might influence others.

Even though you can not create a positive mindset at all times, you can surely look at the bright side of every situation and align your thoughts and actions to achieve the most beneficial outcomes and the highest amount of success.

d. Remember Your Goals

Keeping ourselves accountable is easy when we have a clear vision of the outcomes we want to achieve through our accountability journey. If you set goals and objectives for yourself when you started your accountability journey, you can remind yourself of the reason for setting these objectives to find more motivation and energy to continue your accountability journey.

The goals we set for ourselves reflect where we want to be in life and the things we want to see around us.

If you feel that keeping up with your accountability journey is getting complicated, reminding yourself of your progress, effort, and the ultimate goal is a great way to bring more meaning to your journey and ensuring development.

Conclusion

Although it can be challenging to go through our accountability journey as there are sure to be hurdles and mistakes along the way, the only way to keep going is to learn as we go along and put in more positive effort towards achieving our goals.

With the right attitude, we are sure that your accountability journey will always succeed!

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.

-----------------------------------------

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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