Are You Personally Accountable? Consequence Or Advantage? Intuitively, or maybe stereotypically, accountability is thought of as a consequence. Counter-intuitively, accountability should be thought of as your competitive advantage. (scroll down for next post or click here to go to next blog) By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.