Why do you get a personal trainer? Is it because they know more about nutrition and fitness than you? Is it because you want someone to yell at you while you lift your own weight in solid metal? Whilst the answer may be yes, the reality is that the reason you hire a personal trainer to keep you accountable. This is why you should treat your business like your body and have someone in your corner who's sole focus is on you achieving your goals.
Many people think of accountability as being someone watching your every move and expecting you to answer for each one of them. “Why haven’t you done this yet?” or “What was so important you had to *insert snarky comment about perceived procrastination*.” are both things I hear people refer to when they deal with accountability in their workplace. What if we told you that accountability is actually meant to about support, encouragement and identifying areas for improvement?
Having someone keep you accountable should never be about their subjective or emotive interpretations of what you should or should not be doing. In fact accountability should be solely focussed on you and what you are trying to achieve. If you need someone to belittle you, yell at you and tell you have badly you are doing, maybe you should try an army bootcamp?
But seriously though, at Emanation we always stress that accountability coaching is all about getting you what you want in a reasonable time and making sure you are doing all the things you can to get it. We focus on what has been done, not what hasn’t, and then look at ways to make the rest follow suit. There is really no point in dwelling on what hasn’t been done because it’s not going to change anything accept your mood, for the worse.
As experts in implementation and accountability, we work with you as a team to get the absolute best outcome. The achievement of your goals is much a part of our business as it is yours so we will do whatever we can to support, encourage and motivate you to get results.
Want to know more about our accountability coaching? Go to www.emanation.com.au and see what we offer our extraordinary clients!
This article was prepared by Ant Ulijn, Social Media Extraordinaire and Values Alignment Expert from emanation. If you found this information useful, please comment below, subscribe above and like us on Facebook for more great content like this.