It's hard to achieve your goals without support. Maximize your chances of success by recruiting an accountability partner. Learn how to find one and how you can keep each other on track.
- So you've set your goals, but the truth is,…it's hard to achieve them on your own.…Will power only goes so far.…You need to enlist external mechanisms to help you succeed,…and one of the best is identifying…an accountability partner.…This is someone how you check in with regularly…in order to ensure you stay on track.…In many cases, though not all, you'll have…a reciprocal relationship where you hold them accountable…for meeting their goals as well.…This is powerful for a couple of reasons.…First, there's camaraderie.…
It's just more fun to accomplish your goals…if friends are supporting you along the way.…Second, there's social pressure.…It's a lot more embarrassing to admit to someone else…that you didn't write that blog post…or practice your Spanish exercises.…And third, the regular check-ins draw attention…to your goal itself.…Over time, as your excitement about your new ambition fades,…it's easy to start slacking off,…and eventually, you might even forget to do it.…But having a reminder on your calendar forces you…
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- Setting your goals
- How many goals should you have?
- The difference between a goal and a to-do list
- Building systems to help you succeed
- Making success a way of life
- Learning to ignore the unimportant
- Rewarding yourself for success