One of the most common reasons people reach out to me for my Coaching and Advising services is accountability. “Don, I need someone to hold me accountable,” is the question. My response varies, but the bottom line is this, I can help you improve accountability, but the actual ability to holding yourself accountable is internal. In other words, ultimately, you must hold yourself accountable. If over the long term, you need someone to do that for you, then there are other issues at play, and the lack of accountability is but a symptom.
So how can someone build the skills for holding themselves accountable? Read on my friends, the answer is simple: