4 REASON WHY YOU ARE NOT ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS
Are you unsuccessfully achieving goals that you set for yourself?
You may either need a better plan to set your goals. Or you are not setting them correctly due to 4 obstacles that are likely to get in your way.
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DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO CHASE YOUR DREAMS? ARE YOU SETTING ACHIEVABLE GOALS?
Everyone has the same amount of time in the day but why is it some people can accomplish so much more?
Are you constantly saying you will get to it later? That you don’t have time to focus on you right now because of the family? If so then stop! The more you tell yourself later, the more likely you will put yourself at the bottom of your to-do list. You need to rearrange the list with you at the top.
Time is not something you can get back later. Once time is gone, it’s gone. The best thing to do is to use your time wisely and create an organization system around your life that allows you to prioritize yourself and create the time that needed.
Tip. Invest in a good planner, organize your day, prioritize your goals and wake up early.
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DO YOU HAVE THE THOUGHT OF WHAT IF IT DOESNT WORK OUT? WHAT IF I DONT SUCCEED?
Are you playing it safe so that you don’t have to jump on the road and start running? Is it possible that you’re not sure, so you invest less, put in less effort, and write small goals that do not add to the bottom line?
Yes, the pursuit of happiness/success ( however you define it) will be scary. But so is everything else you accomplished in life.
If you have children, then you understand the thought of fear that rushes through your brain of being a good parent, but you still did it.
Are you married? Where you sure that person was the one or was their FOBO (fear of better options)? You got married despite being 100% sure.
You can’t be 100% sure about anything so why not try to give it your all anyway?
Tip: Imagine how you would feel if you started a blog, open the restaurant, became CEO of a company or *insert your dream* has been accomplished. How does it feel to live in that moment? That is the energy you need to drive yourself on and keep you motivated.
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HAVE YOU ESTABLISHED A GOOD PLAN OF ACTION?
Have an organized list of things to do are great, but it doesn’t establish the next step to achieve goals.
Identify where you want to be in a specific time frame.
Are you trying to start your own business? Do you want a promotion at your job? Are you passionate about going back to college for an advanced degree?
Set a deadline!
I noticed when I write my goal on a calendar that I tend to work harder to achieve that goal by the date. So don’t just add a goal without a narrowing down a deadline date.
Establish a game plan to get there
Once you identify what your goal is, then write down several action steps that would contribute to your goal. For example, say you want to write a book, and you already set a date of 6 months from now. Then you break down the days you will create the introduction, main and conclusion. Also, how you will promote it, where you will sale the book and how much money you want to make.
You see setting goals is not just simply writing down what you want but also making steps towards it.
Tip: Grab the Organized Planner to help flush out your goals and your path. Or find a planner that works for you so you can begin organizing and strive for success!
START TAKING ACTION TODAY!
I understand the hardest thing to do is begin. Whether its because you don’t know where to start, how to start or believe you’re not ready yet.
It goes back to the questions you ask yourself.
Do I have enough skill?
Is there another step that comes before this?
Would I be good at it?
I am still in the learning phase, so I am not ready to execute.
However, the reality is it can turn into a form of procrastination. Psychology Today states, “Everyone puts things off until the last minute sometimes, but procrastinators chronically avoid difficult tasks and deliberately look for distractions….. Perfectionists are often procrastinators; it is psychologically more acceptable to never tackle a task than to face the possibility of falling short on performance.”
Tip: Start towards your goal today, not tomorrow, not later or wait until the kids are grown. Don't make excuses to do what you can do today..tomorrow, even if the smallest task towards your goal is to make a phone call or do research.… Click To Tweet
Always have a plan for when you face some unforeseen circumstances such as another child, death, illness, or job loss. That way you will not be taking off task.
Make a promise to yourself that you will never give up on your dreams. Since there will always be days, you want to give up, but you should push yourself anyway
What are the steps that you take, to ensure that you achieve your goals, and go after your dream?