Episode 201: Accountability Series (Part 1) – 3 Critical Mistakes of Business Growth

Are you accountable – to yourself and other people?

We all want accountability in our lives, in one way or another, but developing habits around accountability and then building a culture of accountability within an organization are both a lot harder to do than they sound. So we invited a couple of our favorite accountability experts to join us for a three-part series that will help you bring more accountability to yourself, your team, and your organization.

Today’s guest has personally led over 9,000 independent coaching calls over the past nine years, leading conversations with business owners across all industries, and he has developed a very unique perspective on the mistakes you may be making that, if unchanged, will inevitably lead to burnout. So, in this episode, Abe Shreve teaches us about the three critical mistakes of business growth.

The ONE thing to takeaway from this episode

If you find yourself thinking, "Wow, that seems like a lot,” remember that the path to getting everything you want starts by getting just ONE thing at a time. So what's the ONE thing you can do that will make everything else easier or unnecessary? Maybe you need to complete your GPS for the upcoming year. Maybe you need to go through and do a 411 with your team. Maybe you need to look at your hiring practices. Maybe you need to sit down with your team in front of a white board and really ask, "What is our culture in one single descriptive word? What does it come down to?"Whatever you choose, we hope that you are the type of person who actually takes action.And if you agree with what Abe says – that a great place to start is to get a coach – you can learn more about The ONE Thing coaching at The1Thing.com/training.


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