You might be accountable to your boss at work, but are you accountable to yourself? Do you regularly let yourself down or fail to live up to the standards you’ve set for yourself? You’re not alone.
Most people struggle to behave in a way that is congruent with their values and goals. Most people make plans that they never follow or set goals they never come close to achieving.
This is a frustrating and ineffective way to live. There’s no one to hold you accountable if you don’t do it yourself. It’s hard to hold yourself accountable for anything if you haven’t written it down. Write it down!
Be accountable to yourself and anything is possible!
Follow these tips to master the art of accountability:
The first step to self-accountability is a to-do list that you take seriously.
It would be nice to be assigned a drill sergeant to hold us accountable each day. Unfortunately, we have to manage ourselves.
What would you be capable of accomplishing if you could hold yourself accountable each day? The sky would be the limit. However, we allow ourselves to get away with regular displays of mediocrity and simply sigh as a response.
Today is the day you can begin to hold yourself responsible in all areas of your life. Be accountable to yourself and you’ll be amazed at what you can achieve!