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How To Power 
Your Business Results with 
Accountability Measures
What Is Accountability? 
Being responsible for 
something… 
Being Answerable for it too!
Why Is Accountability Important? 
 Lifelong dreams can stay sat on the shelf 
 Fabulous ideas can never make it to fruit...
The 3 Elements of Accountability 
1 Acceptance 
2 Activity 
3 Answerability
TAMSEN GARRIE 
Tam With A Plan
Planning Works! 
Senior Management job 
Flat in Chelsea 
Nice car 
Disposable income
Whilst my planning… 
Did always result in the 
outcomes I planned 
Did NOT always 
result in the 
outcomes I 
wanted!
Planned myself… 
‘Successfully…’ 
…into being 
miserable!
Since then…… 
 HR Professional 
 Psycho/Hypnotherapist & Coach 
 Created and led dozens of teams 
 Developed hundreds ...
I’ve worked with… 
Thousands of small business owners: 
 Leader & Manager 
 Coach & Mentor 
 Consultant & Trainer 
 Th...
Three Elements of Accountability 
1 Acceptance 
2 Activity 
3 Answerability
ACCOUNTABILITY ELEMENT 1 
Acceptance
1 Acceptance 
“What you resist, persists” (Carl Jung) 
When you are unaware of (or in denial 
about!) how things actually ...
1 Acceptance 
Only when we accept: 
 Who we are (warts and all!) 
 The way things are (no matter how tough!) 
 That we ...
1 Acceptance 
Awareness 
Acknowledgement 
Acceptance
1 Acceptance 
Ask yourself these questions… 
 Do you plan for success? 
 Do you follow through on your plans? 
 Do the ...
ACCOUNTABILITY ELEMENT 2 
Activity
2 Activity 
Doing the right activity! 
Two scenarios: 
1 Stuck 
2 Wheel Spinning
2 Activity 
Do the right activity: 
 Create a Vision (destination) 
 Set Goals (milestones) 
 Define Activities (mileag...
ACCOUNTABILITY ELEMENT 3 
Answerability
3 Answerability 
You know what it’s like… 
 You set your goals with enthusiasm & good intent 
 The first couple of items...
3 Answerability 
Even the most 
successful people 
need answerability! 
In fact, successful people ARE successful 
BECAUSE...
3 Answerability 
Two types of Answerability 
 Internal 
 External
3 Answerability 
Internal – Self-Leadership 
 The commitment and the capacity to take 
responsibility for our own outcome...
3 Answerability 
External – “what will make me do it?” 
 Coach 
 Mentor 
 Family 
 Accountability group or partner
Accountability Measures 
 Hour by Hour Qualifier Question 
 Day by Day Daily Planner 
 Week by Week Default Diary 
 Mo...
Your FREE Accountability Tool! 
Put your name and email address on 
the form… and we will send you our 
day-by-day account...
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How To Power Your Business Results With Accountability Measures

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One of the best things about running your own business is that you're not answerable to anyone and yet that's also one of your greatest weaknesses/

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How To Power Your Business Results With Accountability Measures

  1. 1. How To Power Your Business Results with Accountability Measures
  2. 2. What Is Accountability? Being responsible for something… Being Answerable for it too!
  3. 3. Why Is Accountability Important?  Lifelong dreams can stay sat on the shelf  Fabulous ideas can never make it to fruition  Mundane, but ESSENTIAL tasks can get pushed to the bottom of the list  Talks like this can remain unwritten and undelivered!
  4. 4. The 3 Elements of Accountability 1 Acceptance 2 Activity 3 Answerability
  5. 5. TAMSEN GARRIE Tam With A Plan
  6. 6. Planning Works! Senior Management job Flat in Chelsea Nice car Disposable income
  7. 7. Whilst my planning… Did always result in the outcomes I planned Did NOT always result in the outcomes I wanted!
  8. 8. Planned myself… ‘Successfully…’ …into being miserable!
  9. 9. Since then……  HR Professional  Psycho/Hypnotherapist & Coach  Created and led dozens of teams  Developed hundreds of leaders  Run my own small business  Developed the UK’s largest Business Network
  10. 10. I’ve worked with… Thousands of small business owners:  Leader & Manager  Coach & Mentor  Consultant & Trainer  Therapist People who have accountability in their business achieve MORE and FASTER
  11. 11. Three Elements of Accountability 1 Acceptance 2 Activity 3 Answerability
  12. 12. ACCOUNTABILITY ELEMENT 1 Acceptance
  13. 13. 1 Acceptance “What you resist, persists” (Carl Jung) When you are unaware of (or in denial about!) how things actually are… They remain the same You have no reason to change them… So you don’t
  14. 14. 1 Acceptance Only when we accept:  Who we are (warts and all!)  The way things are (no matter how tough!)  That we can’t do it all on our own (OMBDW!) Can we start to change things!
  15. 15. 1 Acceptance Awareness Acknowledgement Acceptance
  16. 16. 1 Acceptance Ask yourself these questions…  Do you plan for success?  Do you follow through on your plans?  Do the results in your business match your effort?  Are you generating the leads/enquiries you want?  Are you converting the sales you want?  Are you moving your business forward consistently?
  17. 17. ACCOUNTABILITY ELEMENT 2 Activity
  18. 18. 2 Activity Doing the right activity! Two scenarios: 1 Stuck 2 Wheel Spinning
  19. 19. 2 Activity Do the right activity:  Create a Vision (destination)  Set Goals (milestones)  Define Activities (mileage)  Implement Accountability Measures
  20. 20. ACCOUNTABILITY ELEMENT 3 Answerability
  21. 21. 3 Answerability You know what it’s like…  You set your goals with enthusiasm & good intent  The first couple of items get done  The short-term pressure is relieved  Somehow you lose motivation and momentum There’s no one to answer to!
  22. 22. 3 Answerability Even the most successful people need answerability! In fact, successful people ARE successful BECAUSE they have it!
  23. 23. 3 Answerability Two types of Answerability  Internal  External
  24. 24. 3 Answerability Internal – Self-Leadership  The commitment and the capacity to take responsibility for our own outcomes  The opposite of shifting responsibility onto other people and circumstances
  25. 25. 3 Answerability External – “what will make me do it?”  Coach  Mentor  Family  Accountability group or partner
  26. 26. Accountability Measures  Hour by Hour Qualifier Question  Day by Day Daily Planner  Week by Week Default Diary  Month by Month Coach, Mentor, Buddy or Group
  27. 27. Your FREE Accountability Tool! Put your name and email address on the form… and we will send you our day-by-day accountability measure The Daily Accountability Tool by email.

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