S5 | E5: How Do You Build Accountability? +Yvonne Lyngaas

Whether chasing a goal or simply trying to get things done, accountability can determine your success or lack thereof. This week, we sit down with Yvonne Lyngaas, founder and CEO of Monarch & Company, and discuss what goes into building accountability for yourself, and for others.

We explore:

+How awards provide motivation

+The unpopular approach to failure

+Understanding the mindsets contrary to your own

+Comparing yourself to others

+Accumulating knowledge versus getting good grades

+Being able to flip the switch between playful and serious with others

+The struggle to hold yourself accountable to you

+Writing down 3, 5, and 10 year goals

+Internalizing your goals

+Connecting to the deeper purpose of your work

+Controlling your environment by controlling yourself

+Taking ownership and responsibility over your actions

+Making yourself “the type of person” who does or doesn’t do something

+Doing what you say you do

+Having the lifestyle that supports your goals

+Figuring out the little things you don’t know you’re good at

+Finding your lane and sticking to it


Find Yvonne at:


By phone: 312-265-5840



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