Every day we wake up and know what we should do. Much of it involves pushing ourselves to do things we’re not quite ready to start, don’t fully understand, feel slightly underqualified to do, or maybe just aren’t motivated that last little bit.

What sets the greats apart? What makes the successful just that?

They do it anyway.

But there’s another secret…every one of them has some form of external accountability. Every great athlete, change maker, billionaire, teacher, leader, and even struggling single parent has someone that makes them accountable.

So much of my work with clients is creating external accountability. It’s being the person that calls and says, “It’s time for us to meet again to discuss…” or “Checking back in to see how that experiment you tried went” or simply “How are you doing? What can I help with?”

And I need and have that, too. The accountability partner, or the source of it, that makes me keep going when I simply don’t want to for whatever reason.

It’s an essential key to success, and if you haven’t found yours, it’s time.


“A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody.”
-Thomas Paine


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Craig A. Escamilla
Craig A. Escamilla
Craig Escamilla helps you find solutions before problems exist. With fifteen years of consulting, teaching, and senior management experience, Craig brings a wealth of practical expertise to helping others work on rather than in their businesses.

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