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What Are The Benefits Of An Accountability Partner?

What Are The Benefits Of An Accountability Partner?

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5 Accountability Partnership Benefits

What Are The Benefits Of An Accountability Partner?

Some people will tell you that accountability is a solitary journey that is best taken alone. This is far from the truth, they are wrong. Sharing your journey with a helpful friend, family member, or acquaintance can enrich the experience. But it’s not nearly as good as finding an outsider and having them hold you to account and help you in a variety of ways.

An outsider can keep you concentrated and motivated so you recognize your strengths and weaknesses. you concentrated and motivated to help you recognize your strengths and weaknesses. Accountability partners are the perfect companion for your self-exploratory journey towards accountability. An experienced person who will help you work towards achieving your goals and objectives,

This is how an accountability partner can benefit you in your struggle.

1. They Help You Stay On Track

An accountability partner that knows your objectives and shares the aims that you are working for can help you recognize the times where you start getting unfocused. They can help you get back on track by reminding you of the benefits of achieving your goals and can be a constant source of insight and motivation. To help keep your energies up and your willpower strong.
You can think of an accountability partner as the person who understands your journey and is ready to help you achieve success. Helping you see your progress and shortcoming clearly so you can work on fixing the points that require the most attention. This sense of ‘I have a lot of time’ and ‘I can do it whenever I want’ never lets you lift your business off the ground. It keeps you interested enough, but you never define a course of action to achieve those dreams. There’s always a tomorrow, right?

2. They Keep You Motivated

An accountability partner can be a much needed and treasured source of motivation, inspiration, strength, and support. A person you can trust with the thoughts and feelings that hold you back from achieving progress. They can help you resolve any negative thoughts and emotions. They’ll do this by giving you a chance to work through them slowly with support and encouragement. This way, you get the motivation you need to overcome your fears. To overcome negative thoughts allowing you to put your total energy towards achieving success and growth.

3. They Provide Support And Advice

As an independent observer of your journey, your accountability partner can give you insights into your progress. They can also help you identify your strengths and weaknesses. They’ll pinpoint areas that require more attention and focus. In this way, you get trusted advice and support to detect behaviours that may negatively affect progress and slowly kick bad habits. You end up getting a better understanding of your action, thoughts, and emotions. This means you’ll be getting the information you need to make significant progress towards your goals.

4. They Share Your Happiness and Success

An accountability partner is a perfect person with whom to share your happiness and success of your achievements. Your accountability partner can help you see all the progress you have made through your accountability journey in a new light. This way, you develop more trust and confidence in your abilities and get the motivation to go further. They can also help you to set higher goals and objectives to challenge your skills and get more significant results than before. You can help each other grow and succeed when you work together and build on each other’s strengths while covering each other’s weaknesses. Not forgetting someone to share the celebration of victory as you complete the goal.

5. They Help You Push the Limits

An accountability partner can help you challenge your abilities and recognize areas where more significant progress can be made. This way, you get the chance to set more significant objectives and aim higher. As a result, your capabilities are continuously expanded and improved. You can also end up at a better place in terms of progress as compared to what you could achieve if you were alone. Accountability is about bringing a rich and complete experience in our lives. It’s also about exploring our abilities is a great way to do that in a safe and comfortable environment.

Conclusion

Having an accountability partner has many benefits that make them an ideal addition to your accountability journey. Remember, you must be careful about who you select as your accountability partner. Furthermore, the right person can make a lot of difference, while the wrong person can severely impede your progress. Please read up on our other blogs to learn how to choose an accountability partner. We wish you good luck with your accountability journey!

A study* in the USA was undertaken and found out that the probability of completing a goal is:

  • 10% – If you have an actual idea or goal.
  • 25% – If you consciously decide you will do it.
  • 40% – If you decide when you will do it.
  • 50% – If you plan how you will do it.
  • 65% – If you commit to someone you will do it.
  • 95% – If you have a specific accountability appointment with a person you’ve committed to.

After reading this, how likely are you to achieve your; goals, promises, obligations and commitments alone?

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.

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.
  • Check out Darren’s D.I.Y online 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!

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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!

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.

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.
  • Check out Darren’s D.I.Y online 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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