The 4 B’s: A Powerful Accountability Practice for the Four Main Areas of Your Life

As we are just a few weeks into the New Year and many are making resolutions and setting intentions for 2021, I’d like to share a personal accountability practice that I have been doing for many years.

An accountability practice is something that keeps you focused and committed to your goals. Many successful individuals find that having a system to keep them accountable is a key part of their success.

I call my accountability system The 4 B’s, and they represent the four main areas of my life that I seek to maintain and improve to ensure that I keep evolving and becoming a better version of myself every day, one step at a time.

The 4 B’s Are:

  • Body: My physical health
  • Being: My spiritual health
  • Bonds: The health of my relationships
  • Business: My financial health and abundance in my work


Practices to improve your Body can include eating a healthy diet, doing some form of exercise, getting a massage, doing some form of physical work, yoga, etc.


Practices to nurture your Being can include meditation, yoga, prayer, taking a walk in nature, going to your church, synagogue, temple, etc., or any other practice or ritual that increases your spiritual connection.


Activities to strengthen your Bonds may include calling an old friend on the phone, spending time with your family, attending a social event, doing something to help a loved one, co-worker, or friend, among many other actions.


Actions to improve your Business may include creating new content, learning a new skill, taking a course, or anything you do that is working on your business or working in your business.

Here is a sample chart filled out for one week:

The simple chart below has a space for each B for each day of the week. I score myself as either a “0”, a “.5”, or a “1” for each category depending on whether I did something that day to cultivate each area.

At the end of the week, I add up each daily tally to get the weekly score. This has been a powerful practice that shows me exactly where I may be neglected an area of my life so that I can take measures to rectify it.

Below I’ve created a link where you can download the blank 4 B’s sheets to start your own practice.

Good luck and let me know how it goes for you!

Sales Pop! Podcast: How to Reach a Higher Value by Sharing Prosperity

I recently had a great conversation with John Golden on the Sales Pop! Podcast. We talked about how when defining our destination we should make sure that it has a higher value and how to reach a higher value by sharing prosperity.

Listen on the Sales Pop! Website

About the Sales Pop! Podcast

Interviews, panel discussions, and content from the world’s leading Sales, Marketing, Leadership, and Motivation Thought Leaders! Brought to you by Sales POP! and Pipeliner CRM – all hosted by John Golden.

About John Golden

John is the Amazon bestselling author of Winning the Battle for Sales: Lessons on Closing Every Deal from the World’s Greatest Military Victories and Social Upheaval: How to Win at Social Selling. A globally acknowledged Sales & Marketing thought leader, speaker, and strategist, he has conducted over 350 video interviews of thought leaders for Sales POP! online sales magazine and has a podcast channel on iTunes with over 287 audio interviews. He is CSMO at Pipeliner CRM. In his spare time, John is an avid Martial Artist.

You can find more of my podcast appearances on the Media section of the site.

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The Transformative Leader Podcast with Amir Ghannad

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TTLP 121 : “Spiritual Intelligence at Work” – November 26, 2020

Last week, I went on the Transformative Leader Podcast with Amir Ghannad where we talked about how we can all use Spiritual Intelligence to achieve and maximize our highest good, both in life and in business.

Listen here and download the episode, and head over to iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Podcasts to subscribe to The Transformative Leader Podcast.

About Amir Ghannad and the Podcast

The Transformative Leader Podcast publishes every Monday and Thursday. If you enjoy the show and would like to help new listeners discover it, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast platform, and share the podcast with others. To suggest a guest for an upcoming episode, please email [email protected].

Amir Ghannad is an international keynote speaker, author of The Transformative Leader, leadership consultant, culture transformation champion, and founder of The Ghannad Group. He has made it his life’s work to guide leaders and equip them with the tools, skills, and the mindset necessary to create extraordinary workplace cultures that deliver breakthrough results. Download his free e-book, titled 5 Practical Steps to Make Your Culture Transformation Stick by clicking here.

Want to learn more about The Ghannad Group? Click here
Want to get in touch with Amir? Email [email protected]

Overcoming The Indulgent Life: Appearance on the Active CEO Podcast

Active CEO Podcast #136 – Steve Rodgers: Overcoming The Indulgent Life

Here is my appearance on the Active CEO Podcast, where I spoke with Craig Johns about overcoming the indulgent life, working for Warren Buffet, the power of Inviting Good In vs Edging Good Out, and how everything in life is made up of energy.

We also delved into Spiritual Intelligence, energy shifts, the quest for learning, and what it takes to be a successful CEO.

Listen to the great conversation on Craig’s website

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Steve Rodgers
The Alchemy Advisors
Steve Rodgers Youtube
Steve Rodgers Facebook
Steve Rodgers Twitter
Craig Johns
Craig Johns [email protected]
Craig Johns LinkedIn

Recommended Reading:

IGI Principles Steve Rodgers
Lead To Gold Steve Rodgers

Appearance on The Business Power Hour Podcast

I recently sat down with Deb Krier for an hour-long interview in which we covered a whole host of topics. It was a very enjoyable conversation and you can either listen to our discussion or watch it on youtube.

Listen to the interview below

Listen also on itunes or on Spotify

Watch the interview on Youtube

About The Business Power Hour

Every year, hundreds of books and thousands of articles are written about marketing, building your business, social media, entrepreneurship and other business topics. And, there’s an array of conferences, seminars, webinars, training, blogs – the list is endless – discussing “how to” topics for your business. As an entrepreneur or business owner yourself, you know this information is vital, but how do you keep up? After all, you have a business to run!

That’s where The Business Power Hour® on C-Suite Radio comes in. Twice a week, host Deb Krier talks with experts in a variety of business fields, as they share the latest trends, up and coming changes as well as best practices. Her guests – and listeners – are from around the world. Listeners get tactical and strategic action items that they can immediately implement in their own businesses.

You can find more of my podcast appearances on the Media section of the site.

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The Energetics of Voting

What is the connection between voting and energy?

And to what extent does our single vote impact our world?

Things are heating up as we approach this highly polarizing U.S. election. Many are and will be voting for their candidate of choice, while a significant portion of the public doesn’t vote at all. Unfortunately, in this political system that is often less than fair and transparent, we may feel like our voice and our vote doesn’t matter.

However, it is important that we keep in mind that the universe is always receiving our energetic “vote” and giving us back the reality we are choosing with our thoughts, beliefs, and actions.

While I highly encourage everyone to vote in elections, the physical act of going to the ballot box and checking the box next to a certain person’s name may actually be the least powerful method of voting at our disposal. 

Voting is one way that we can express our convictions and values, but there are also many other ways.  You could even say that every moment of every day we are “voting” as to who we are and what world we choose to live in by where we put our energy.

However you vote, be sure to do with full consciousness of what exactly you are putting your energy and consent behind.

I am honored and proud to have the right to vote, and this week I exercised that right.  And yes I am going to trust our US Post office to deliver my choice!

Even more, I trust in a higher power to likewise always deliver my vote exactly where it needs to go.