Believing in yourself is the most important skill that you can acquire.

The thing is, having support from others is just as important.

When you have support from even just one person, that alone can give you the extra confidence needed to keep moving forward.

Positive Traits of an Accountability Partner:

  • Positive/Believes you can achieve your goal
  • Supportive with your dream
  • Encourages you to move forward
  • Believes that you are capable of achieving anything you set your mind too

Negative Traits of an Accountability Partner:

  • Blames other people for your failure
  • Complains about the roadblocks that arise
  • Makes excuses for yours or their actions when something doesn’t go as planned
  • Doesn’t believe in your success
  • Jealous of your ideas and future success

Finding the Right Person:

  • Doesn’t have to be anyone you currently know
  • Has a goal that they are striving for
  • Someone that is looking for an accountability partner too
  • Positive Person
  • Someone you look up to
  • Someone that looks up to you

Hundreds of books out there suggest getting a positive accountability partner. The Success Principles stands behind it 100% of the way.

When To Contact Them:

Agree when to meet or call between the two of you and stick to it

  • Once a day
  • Once a week
  • Once every other week
  • Once a month
  • Every other month

This is entirely up to both of you, your schedules and how you want to go about it.

What the Accountability Session Should Include:

  • Check In with how your day/week/month went
  • What have you accomplished since you last spoke
  • What went good/What worked
  • What went bad/What didn’t work
  • What are you going to have accomplished before the next meeting

If you had an accountability partner, what is something that you would want to be held accountable for?

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