There’s a really good reason why people who want to lose weight achieve their goal if they go to a group meeting, like WeightWatchers. And their success is not to do with this being a shared experience – most people are strangers at the start of the Weight Watchers experience.
But what the WeightWatchers Group Meeting has in spades is a factor of accountability. And when you want to get something done if you feel that you’re accountable to an individual, or a group of people, it can really help motivate you on those days when you just don’t want to do anything.
And this works for Weight Watchers. It can also be applied to learning the bass guitar. Before we look at how we can apply it to the bass, let’s examine exactly what this factor of accountability is, and how it works.