Be accountable for everything in your life.
Rich people believe that they create their lives. Poor people believe that life happens to them. If you want to be wealthy, you must believe that you’re the one causing your success, mediocrity or struggle.
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. – Ceasar Chavez
accountable [adjective] subject to the obligation to report, explain, or justify something; responsible; answerable.
The relationship accountability is with responsibility is crucial. Who and how does one hold themselves and others accountable and for how much?
I am responsible. Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life. Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself. – Walter Anderson
Accountability breeds response-ability. Stephen R. Covey
The ability to hold you accountable is mandatory. If you are willing to accept excuses of cause you will remain poor. This is your life and once you decide all of it is yours access to all of it becomes available.