Summary: In this episode, Teri and Jen dive deep into topics that help you achieve personal growth and success. Terry begins by defining accountability as taking responsibility for one's actions or decisions and inviting another voice to hold them...
In this episode, Teri and Jen dive deep into topics that help you achieve personal growth and success. Terry begins by defining accountability as taking responsibility for one's actions or decisions and inviting another voice to hold them accountable. They emphasize that accountability doesn't have to be a chore or pushy but rather a tool that can help maintain focus, push through obstacles, and ultimately reach goals. Finally, they discuss the value of having an outsider perspective, as well as the need to hold plans loosely and pivot when necessary.
So stay tuned! If you're looking for more information on high-level accountability coaching.
[00:01 - 06:11] Discovering the Power of Accountability for Personal and Professional Growth
• Why accountability is a crucial ingredient for personal growth and success
• How accountability helps maintain focus, push through obstacles, and hit goals
• Inviting accountability brings in another voice to hold you accountable
• Accountability can be implemented personally and professionally in six areas of personal perspective
• The importance of having someone not emotionally attached to hold you accountable
[06:12 - 11:59] Strategies for Success
• Why accountability is important for health and wellness.
• Being part of an accountability group can be helpful.
• Accountability can be unpaid or paid.
• The importance of finding the right strategy for accountability that works for you.
• Choosing an accountability buddy can be helpful to hold you accountable and not crumble when you do.
• Goals need to be measurable and realistic for effective accountability.
[11:59 - 17:29] Tips for Making Accountability Fun and Effective
• Gamifying tasks can make them more fun and enjoyable
• Setting challenges or competitions with accountability partners
• Using visual trackers or charts can provide motivation and a sense of accomplishment
• Rewarding oneself for achieving goals is important for building momentum and positivity
• Achieving goals with a high level of accountability and tough love
• A safe space and good support from accountability partners can lead to long-term success.
[17:29 - 23:12] The Importance of Accountability and Consistent Progress in Achieving Goals
• Analyzing how consistent accountability helps achieve goals in small, achievable steps
• Uncovering internal blocks can have ripple effects on business growth
• Holding plans loosely and being open to pivoting is important for success
• Having an outsider's perspective can help see new possibilities and shift direction
• How focusing on the positive and celebrating progress becomes a key to avoiding self-doubt and guilt
• Understanding how growth is a journey, not a destination, and why every step forward counts.
[23:12 - 25:24] How focusing on wins can make a huge difference in reaching your goals
• Focusing on wins and gratitude can make a huge difference in achieving goals
• Starting conversations with positive notes is important for accountability
• Accountability doesn't have to be boring or daunting; it can be fun and rewarding
• Keeping it Personal offers help and encouragement for personal and professional goals
"Gamify it. Have fun with it. Don't make it boring." Teri Johnson
"It's all about motivating and supporting each other, celebrating wins, holding each other accountable when things get tough." - Teri Johnson
"What are the wins? What are the good things that happened since we last checked in? Because it does make such a huge difference and reminds us what's important and what to keep focusing on." - Jennifer Clements
"We just have to remind ourselves to celebrate the wins, even the small ones, as we just continue to keep pushing forward, and I think this can help with building the momentum when we take to." - Teri Johnson
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Jen is a great connector and is passionate about helping people. As a mom of 3 in 2014, she traded in her scrubs and high-fiving her hubby in the driveway for opportunity and flexibility. Since then she's had the opportunity to help hundreds of women grow + scale their businesses!