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How to Choose an Accountability Coach

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In an ideal world, everybody would show up and succeed every daywhile caring for themselves. Well, that is the motivation with which every person starts their year or month. The timeline could be anything that you choose for yourself.

You set off the year with specific plans to achieve your dreams and goals. However, do you often feel burnt out easily or feel you haven’t accomplished much in a year?

You are not alone if you feel like you have lost the drive to accomplish your goals. At some stage, almost everybody finds themselves falling off the bandwagon of motivation.

People commonly attribute this sense of incomplete achievements to a lack of discipline and motivation. Although, the core of this issue is a lack of accountability.

To that end, people are now turning to accountability coaches to enhance their performance in every sphere of life.

Who is an Accountability Coach?

An accountability coach is someone who is your guide. In simpler terms, it is someone who will push you relentlessly to achieve your goals.

Some people lack vision, and some don’t have a plan. However, the thing that is common to all these people is that nobody holds them accountable. When held accountable, people are made to introspect and improvise on plans, making them achievable.

So, if you fail to follow through with your plans diligently, you must consider getting an accountability coach.

They are someone who will help you plan well, prioritize goals and implement them as necessary. Their goal is to ensure that you make constructively use your time and thus have productive days.

That brings us to the next question.

How to Choose an Accountability Coach

Hiring an accountability coach can be heavy on your pockets. So, you must do your due diligence before hiring one.

To begin with, keep a list of criteria ready. These criteria should be everything besides the basics, such as a good conversationalist and a deep understanding of your goals.

Following is a list of principles you must consider as you wade through the list of accountability coaching. The list will surely help you find the perfect coach per your requirements.

Commitment to Your Success

Unless an accountability coach is invested in your goals and life, they will not be able to push you.

The coach must clearly understand your dreams and goals. Moreover, they must be driven to see you accomplish them and become a winner on the other side.

Since their purpose is to play a significant role in your success, they must hold you accountable. It must be done regularly to ensure you stay on the right path.

Accountability Must Be Consistent

Accountability is successful only if it is regular. The accountability coach that you hire must show up consistently throughout the year.They must encourage you consistently to work towards your goals.

Although, it is not just their responsibility to remain consistent. You, too, need to regularly check in with them so they can keep you accountable.Such regular meetings will keep you driven to focus on your goals and update your plans as necessary.

Besides, consistently being held accountable will keep you disciplined and committed to your efforts.As you are held accountable, you will be conscious of the time the coach puts in with you. This awareness will make you more focused and serious about your goals.

An Accountability Coach Must be Your Cheerleader

The perfect accountability coach will be nothing short of a personal cheerleader. Well, isn’t that what their service is all about!

As you go through life, you will encounter an unexpected turn of situations, detours, and disappointments. In such moments of crisis, everybody needs some positive affirmations. An accountability coach will encourage you through all the ups and downs and offer valuable support.

Challenge You and Keep You Committed to Goals

A good accountability coach never coddles. Instead, they will challenge you in the course of achieving your goals. Regardless of the situation, they will help you rise to the occasion.

Hire an accountability coach who does not deter from reminding you of your true ambitions. If an accountability coach fails to remind you of your goals and dreams, they are doing it wrong.

In the moments of weakness, when you feel your motivation drowning in despair, your coach needs to step up. Their job is to remind you why you started out, your commitment, and the promise of a better future.

Wrapping Up

So, do you believe that you need to be held accountable?

Find yourself an accountability coach who you admire. You respect the person you admire, so you will take it well when they hold you accountable.

Finally, hire an accountability coach who is verified and has genuine testimonials. Keeping all this in mind, set yourself on the journey of becoming the best version of yourself.

By Darren Finkelstein

Author Bio:

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

Darren works 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:

  • Get clarity - know what to do first
  • Get started - know what to do next
  • Get Sh!t Done - know what to do more of

How can The Accountability Guy® help you?

Whenever you and/or your team are ready, here are four ways to become more accountable...


    1. Take "The Accountability Scorecard"

    How accountable are you? Discover your accountability score and increase the probability of smashing your goals and Getting Sh!t Done!. Take the quiz

    2. Read my new book
    "The Accountability Advantage - Play Your Best Game"

    Eliminate procrastination and overwhelm, and start playing your best game. Buy a copy

    3. Study my online course "Accountability Made Easy"

    For high-performing goal-kickers who want to achieve even more success in work and in life. Enrol now and become accountable in a matter of hours. Enrol now

    4. Book a complimentary 1-on-1 coaching "Unboxing Session"

    Start delivering on your promises and get your team to do the same. Book here.

For more information on all my coaching programs, click here.


Are you a high-performing entrepreneur who wants to achieve more?

Mastering accountability is your superpower!

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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 involves being an International Accountability Coach, Business Advisor, Mentor, Author, and Speaker.

Darren works 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:

  • Get clarity - know what to do first
  • Get started - know what to do next
  • Get Sh!t Done - know what to do more of

How can The Accountability Guy® help you?

Whenever you and/or your team are ready, here are four ways to become more accountable...


    1. Take "The Accountability Scorecard"

    How accountable are you? Discover your accountability score and increase the probability of smashing your goals and Getting Sh!t Done!. Take the quiz

    2. Read my new book
    "The Accountability Advantage - Play Your Best Game"

    Eliminate procrastination and overwhelm, and start playing your best game. Buy a copy

    3. Study my online course "Accountability Made Easy"

    For high-performing goal-kickers who want to achieve even more success in work and in life. Enrol now and become accountable in a matter of hours. Enrol now

    4. Book a complimentary 1-on-1 coaching "Unboxing Session"

    Start delivering on your promises and get your team to do the same. Book here.

For more information on all my coaching programs, click here.


Are you a high-performing entrepreneur who wants to achieve more?

Mastering accountability is your superpower!

Categories