People who are personally accountable have an internal motivation and desire to succeed, no matter what difficulties stand in their way. Employees who exhibit this quality are inherently the happiest and most engaged. In fact, the same behaviors that drive engagement are the exact same behaviors that drive happiness. The happiest employees are the ones who understand that they directly impact their own results and circumstances. They don’t view external factors or challenges as a threat. Rather, they can take full ownership of both achievements and failures because they started with a wholehearted commitment. You see, owning your outcomes will hurt if you aren’t fully committed to your job in the first place.
For some, this mindset comes naturally. For others, not so much. Here are four factors to help increase personal accountability and happiness in 2016:
About the author:
Cy Wakeman is a dynamic national keynote speaker and New York Times bestselling author who has spent over 20 years cultivating a revolutionary approach to leadership and work. Her Reality-Based Philosophy helps leaders and their teams ditch the drama, turn excuses into results, and find opportunities in every challenge they face.
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