What would happen to your production if you had an accountability partner?


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There is a 34% chance of achieving a goal if you set it and write it down. Are you impressed? 34%? However, if you set a goal, write it down, formulate daily action items, share the action items with a friend/coach/manager AND report in on your progress, your chances of achieving the goal goes up to 76%. That is more impressive; right?

For two months, I have been writing my daily action plans and sharing with my coach. My achievements have accelerated noticeably. I have gone gluten-free, I am exercising more, making more phone calls, setting more appointments, facilitated a successful webinar, have gone days without looking at the news. Those are just a few.

I challenge you to find someone who you will commit to be accountable to on a daily basis. Oh, did I mention, I signed a contract with my coach? Yes, so on the days when I don’t feel like doing something I committed to, I think of the contract. It is a real kick in the pants!

Here is the link on the research referred to in the first paragraph.

*Matthews, G. (2007); Study backs up Strategies for Achieving Goals. http://www.dominican.edu.dominicannews/study-backs-up-strategies-for-achieving-goals.html. Retrieved February 24, 2011

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Connie Kadansky
Sales Call Reluctance Coach, Trainer. Salespeople, financial advisors and executive recruiters, count on me to help them overcome Sales Call Reluctance, make focused calls with confidence, and set more appointments so that they can sell consistently.


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