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Successful Goal Achievement – 5 Steps to Help You Overcome Your Obstacles to Success

In my last article, we saw how a great goal might get sabotaged by a host of different challenges, ranging from lack of technical skills, professional experience and career advancement to lack of money to negative thoughts that cast doubts on your abilities to poor time management. If you are committed to your goal, you have faced the music and have made a list of all your challenges. The next step is to come up with strategies for overcoming those challenges and breaking those down into the weekly actions that will get you to your goals.

How?

Goal Achievement – Get Unstuck and Figure Out Your Challenges

You have set a goal that feels authentic and inspirational. You have refined it down to your short-term SMART Goal so that your goal feels manageable. You are taking your weekly actions. And then something happens. You get stuck. 

This is extremely common! If goal-achievement were merely a matter of setting the right goals, we would all get what we wanted all the time. Now we need one to go one step further and figure out the challenges that might be getting in the way of your accomplishing your big goal? This is a critical step to successful goal achievement and one that you need to master so that your goals do not get sabotaged by those obstacles!

How to Overcome Procrastination: Why Do I Procrastinate?

What do you think about when you hear the word “procrastination?” Do you feel embarrassed, guilty or ashamed that you are putting off tasks that you know you have to do? Rather than dump on yourself for procrastinating, why not ask yourself why you are procrastinating. The answers will give you some valuable clues as to how you are living your life. So think of procrastination as your friend as you begin to dissect the reasons you are procrastinating and use the following tips to start doing all those things that you may have been putting off!