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5 Reasons Why Personal Accountability Is Important In Life

5 Reasons Why Personal Accountability Is Important In Life

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Personal accountability (also known as self-accountability) is a lifestyle where you take responsibility for your life. It is a way of living where you accept your mistakes, learn from them and quickly bounce back from them rather than pointing your fingers at others and ignoring your problems.

Personal accountability acts as a vital necessity in order to have a successful life. If you want th people around you to trust you and act responsibly, you need to develop a habit of personal accountability.

This article will look through the five most important reasons you need to develop personal accountability.

You Start To Build A Habit Of Quality Living

There are many instances in life where we often pause to think, “This is my life. What am I doing with it?”

This is not an easy question to answer. But with personal accountability, you can pave the way to a crystal clear purpose in life. And once you start following this, you will be more committed to pursuing your goals.

This, in turn, helps keep you focused on them and take more active steps to reach them.

Your Progress And Development Becomes Visible

Now that you have started taking the proper steps towards achieving your goals tracking your progression and seeing how far you have reached becomes easier. This will keep you motivated to remain on the right path to help you get to the next level of success.

In other words, you can see the light at the end of the tunnel and have a hope that achieving your success is possible.

This also helps keep you heartened during times of resistance and can help you build gradual momentum. With this, you can quickly push forward and break through even the most challenging obstacles in life and create a lasting effect in life.

Moreover, by monitoring your progress, you can pat yourself on the back for every success and create failures into a learning opportunity.

You Gain A Better Reputation

When you adapt to an accountable lifestyle, your habits start to improve. You learn to take action for your mistakes and learn from them by fighting the quick impulse of blaming others.

This, in turn, helps to create a better reputation for yourself. Your level of maturity starts to become an example for the people around you. This way, you become the wise person who spends time and takes the right actions to accomplish their goals and dreams.

You will also be known as the person who can humbly accept their shortcomings, learn from their mistakes, make amends and move on from them.

In simple words, personal accountability makes you a more trustworthy, reliable person. You will not be the one who often disconnects between their works and words. However, your life of integrity and accountability will help build the kind of reputation you want for yourself.

You Become Your Own Support System

The best part about incorporating personal accountability into your life is that it teaches you self-reliance. This keeps you moving forward in your path, honestly, toward your dreams and goals.

Whether you want to fine-tune your life’s plan or take an intelligent risk, you will be pushing yourself and testing your limits which, in turn, helps you power through failure. This way, you will be focused on your goals and always have your eyes on the prize.

You Can Build Healthy Relationships With Those Around You

If your life is steeped with personal accountability, you will gain more than just becoming a better individual. Aside from this, you will start to work with the people around you in a more peaceful way which can help build healthy relationships with the people around you.

When people see trying to achieve your goals, it also motivates them to achieve their own dreams. This will get people talking and connecting with you to build a relationship.

Professional or personal self-accountability can help create valuable relationships that are marked with peace and harmony.

Wrapping Up

Needless to say, personal accountability is an essential aspect of life.

If you wish to reach great heights in life, personal accountability is the best way to get there.

Whether it is your personal or professional life, clear communication with your peers can help create the right opportunities in life, which in turn, will put you on the right path to reach the stars!

By Darren Finkelstein

Author Bio:

Darren Finkelstein is The Accountability Guy®. This entails being an International Accountability Coach, Business Advisor, Mentor, Author, and Speaker.

Darren works together with high-performing teams and individuals across Australia/NZ, UK, USA, Europe and Asia to help get results, achieve their wildest dreams, and smash goals. He does this by leveraging over 30 years of experience working in the corporate world and small businesses.

A successful business owner himself, Darren won the Australian Entrepreneur of the year award for Dent Global after building a wonderful lifestyle business, successfully sold and exited after 15 years.

Before this, Darren worked for over 10 years at Apple Inc. as ‘Manager of Commercial Markets’ during the inspirational Steve Jobs era. While there, he was awarded the prestigious Golden Apple Award.

Darren’s lessons in accountability can help individuals and teams at all levels of a business or organisation across the globe, and are based on actions and results:

  • Read The Accountability Advantage – Play Your Best Game book for Darren’s most recent insights into accountability.
  • Enroll into Darren’s online (DIY) program: Accountability Made Easy.
  • Hire Darren to be your private Accountability Coach via one of his popular One-On-One Sessions where he works with you and/or your team to implement and execute plans to hit your goals. These private client sessions are conducted via Zoom video calls or face-to-face meetings (subject to Darren’s travel policy and COVID restrictions).
  • For teams of 3 – 7 people, Darren offers Group Accountability Programs, ideal for networking groups and alumni organisations.
  • My Team Accountability Program is a powerful tool for sales teams, project teams, virtual teams and operational teams.
    Both Group and Team Accountability Programs are a shared learning environment where you’ll learn from others and shared from their experiences. We can work with your team members one-on-one, in pairs, or in a configuration that suits your needs best.
  • Darren can be a Speaker at your next event, workshop, or conference. Whether it’s done face-to-face or virtually, it’s a genuinely engaging experience.

Who can The Accountability Guy® help?

  • Do you work hard, but still not achieve your goals?
  • Are you feeling so overwhelmed, it’s overwhelming?
  • Do you need directions on how to get your business to the next level?
  • Are you a high-performing, successful individual or team that would like to ‘juggle more balls in the air’?

How accountable are you? Take the 5-minute quiz to find out!

Accountability is the superpower you must learn to harness:

Hope will fix your situation, as doing nothing makes things worse. We need to take action now, or tomorrow’s results will be the same as today.

Implementation and execution are key:

We’ll make sure you follow the plan and meet your deadlines. This is true accountability. Together, we’ll meet your commitments, goals, and promises you’ve made to yourself and others.

Don’t let people down anymore – especially those important to you!

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How likely are you to achieve your goals, promises, obligations, and commitments on your own?

Darren will support you to become truly accountable!

How accountable are you? Take the 5-minute quiz to find out!

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.

 

By Darren Finkelstein

Author Bio:

Darren Finkelstein is The Accountability Guy®. This entails being an Accountability Coach, Business Advisor, Mentor, Author, and Speaker.

Darren works together with high-performing teams and individuals to help get results, achieve your wildest dreams, and smash your goals. He does this by leveraging over 30 years of experience working in the corporate world, and in small businesses.

A successful business owner himself, Darren won the Australian Entrepreneur of the year award for Dent Global after building a wonderful lifestyle business, successfully sold and exited after 15 years.

Before this, Darren worked for over 10 years at Apple Inc. as ‘Manager of Commercial Markets’ during the inspirational Steve Jobs era. While there he was awarded the prestigious Golden Apple Award.

How accountable are you? Take the 5 -minute quiz to find out!

Darren’s lessons in accountability can help individuals and teams at all levels of a business or organisation, and are based on actions and results:

  • Read The Accountability Advantage – Play Your Best Game book for Darren’s most recent insights into accountability.
  • Enroll into Darren’s online (DIY) program: Accountability Made Easy.
  • Hire Darren to be your private Accountability Coach via one of his popular One-On-One Sessions where he works with you and/or your team to implement and execute plans to hit your goals. These private client sessions are conducted via Zoom video calls or face-to-face meetings (subject to Darren’s travel policy and COVID restrictions).
  • For teams of 3 – 7 people, Darren offers Group Accountability Programs, ideal for networking groups and alumni organisations.
  • My Team Accountability Program is a powerful tool for sales teams, project teams, virtual teams and operational teams.
    Both Group and Team Accountability Programs are a shared learning environment where you’ll learn from others and shared from their experiences. We can work with your team members one-on-one, in pairs, or in a configuration that suits your needs best.
  • Darren can be a Speaker at your next event, workshop, or conference. Whether it’s done face-to-face or virtually, it’s a genuinely engaging experience.

Who can The Accountability Guy® help?

  • Do you work hard, but still not achieve your goals?
  • Are you feeling so overwhelmed, it’s overwhelming?
  • Do you need directions on how to get your business to the next level?
  • Are you a high-performing, successful individual or team that would like to ‘juggle more balls in the air’?

Accountability is the superpower you must learn to harness:

Hope will not fix your situation, as doing nothing makes things worse. We need to take action now or tomorrow’s results will be the same as today.

Implementation and execution are key:

We’ll make sure you follow the plan and meet your deadlines. This is true accountability. Together we’ll meet your commitments, goals, and promises you’ve made to yourself and others.

Don’t let people down anymore – especially those important to you!

-----------------------------------------
How likely are you to achieve your goals, promises, obligations, and commitments on your own?

Darren will support you to become truly accountable!

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