Accountability means you are responsible or accountable for
something. Let these accountability quotes encourage and inspire you.
We often use the example of being part of a team whereby you are
accountable to other team members to be the best that you can be.
Or in a work environment where you are responsible for the work that you do.
We all are accountable for many different aspects of our lives. What we do
with our lives is a choice we all make every day.
"At the end of the day we are accountable to ourselves - our success is a result of what we do."
"Regardless of the complexity around us or the briskness of the winds of
change that may attempt to drive us off course, taking initiative, being
having others count on us to do what we say will we do -true acCOUNTability -sets
people apart -particularly if we intend to make the most of what we do,
and who we ARE, in service to others."
Dr. Zara F. Larsen
"Creating a culture of integrity and accountability not only improves
effectiveness, it also generates a respectful, enjoyable and life-giving
setting in which to work."
Tom Hanson, Ph.D.; Birgit Zacher Hanson, M.S., M.C.C., Who Will Do What by When?: How to Improve Performance, Accountability, and Trust with Integrity
"Concerns about accountability measures are especially relevant
because quantitative evaluation has come to permeate social life.
If it seems difficult to
escape talk of accountability and assessment, it is because these ideas
are now far more common than in the past."
Wendy Nelson Espeland, Engines of Anxiety: Academic Rankings, Reputation, and Accountability
"My experience is that accountability is an extremely powerful tool
to align an organization toward its objectives."
"I believe the best way for teachers to deal with test-based accountability
pressures -the way that benefits students -is to accept those pressures
as a given, then plan and carry out instruction knowing
that it will take place on an accountability-spotlighted stage."
W. James Popham, Instruction That Measures Up: Successful Teaching in the Age of Accountability
"Accountability, is the state or condition of being accountable or responsible.
That is right. We are responsible for what goes on in our heads."
John Vaulkner, Accountability: 8 Thoughts to Manifest Mental Focus
at a Moment's Notice
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"Break the riddle of accountability, the thinking goes, and you will have
solved one of the thorniest issues in modern business."
Mihnea Moldoveanu, The Promise: The Basic Building Block of Accountability
"Jesus understood the value of relationships, teamwork, and accountability.
Effective ministry often erupts from small teams."
Beth Beutler, Time Management, Jesus' Way
"Most goals people set are not achieved because they are not held
accountable for them. When goals are made in private they tend to fall
off because people stop being motivated,
stop focusing and stop prioritizing."
Bola Onada Sokunbi, Goal Setting To Live Your Dreams
"Good men prefer to be accountable."
"To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming,
is the only end in life."
"Don't get up from the feast of life without paying for your share of it."
W. R. Inge
"There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is,
not to be true to the best one knows."
"The individual is not accountable to society for his actions in so far
as these concern the interests of no person but himself."
John Stuart Mill
"It means a lot. It means I'm accountable."
Nails That Destroy |
"When we are really honest with ourselves we must admit our lives
are all that really belong to us. So it is how we use our lives that
determines the kind of men we are."
"A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred,
and we must come back and settle the account at last."
Joseph Fort Newton
Key Instructions for Life |
"My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life,
but doing the best at this moment puts you I the best place for
the next moment."
"When the people become involved in their government, government
becomes more accountable, and our society is stronger, more
compassionate, and better prepared for the challenges of the future."
"Remember that you are unique. If that has not been fulfilled,
then something wonderful has been lost."
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