Do you feel responsible for your successes and your failures? How much of your success is up to your choices, your actions, and your behaviors -- versus outside conditions? Do you blame your failures and problems on others, circumstances beyond your control or just plain bad luck?There is an old saying, "To thine own self be true." If we want to be successful, we must hold the agreements that we make with ourselves ironclad. Find a highly successful person and you will see that they have the ability to take action because of internal motivation and a strong sense of personal accountability. External factors may come into play, yet it is the internal agreements that create the upward movement.