The Psychological Benefits of an Accountability Partner
Look at you, with your big audacious — and ahem, totally attainable — goals. We are already so proud of your inspiring visions, your smart goals and your impressive bravery. Though, of course, you can do anything you put your mind to, there is never any harm in asking for help along the way. FemCity is a network of entrepreneurs (just like you) who feed off of positive energy and are always looking for avenues to improve and strategize their budding companies. One of the most effective tools you can use to achieve your dreams is an accountability partner. This person will serve as a career mentor and co-partner, helping you to overcome mental and skill-related hurdles, ensure you keep an eye on the prize, and, most importantly, celebrate all of your wins — no matter how large or small.
In addition to improving your bottom line and aiding you on the path to a better business, an accountability partner also does wonders for your sense of self, your confidence, and your overall happiness. These psychological benefits can’t be discounted, since a positive mindset is essential to a successful boss lady. Here, we spoke with Los Angeles-based psychologist, Dr. Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D. to understand better how this type of friendship improves our perspective tenfold
Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D. is a Los Angeles therapist. To read the full article “The Psychological Benefits Of An Accountability Partner” visit femcity.com