Hello, and welcome to the Leadership Done Right podcast, Episode 80: 10 Reasons Goals Fail And 5 Steps To Be Successful.
People fail to reach their goals because of the following reasons:
- Not a Strong Enough Why
- No Commitment
- Lack of Direction
- Goals Are Not Clear
- Priorities Are Not Aligned with Goals
- Fear Gets In the Way
- Too Many Goals At One Time
- Give Up When It Gets Hard
- No Deadline
- Insufficient or No Plan
Check out the descriptions below of each item!
Hello and Happy New Year! I hope each of you are having a great start to 2019! 2018 want to wish each of you a very happy New Year! 2018 is going to be the best year yet!
With the new year upon us, now is the best time to set and/or refresh your goals, but regardless of when you listen to this episode it is always a good time to set and work towards completing your goals.
In last week’s episode, I talked about setting goals using SMART goals. I also talked about creating a plan and 5 Keys to creating an effective plan. In this episode, I am going to discuss 10 reasons why people fail to complete their goals and 5 steps to ensure your goals are successful.
10 Reasons People Fail To Complete their Goals
Have you ever been discouraged when working on a goal? Have you ever failed to complete a goal? Or, have you started working on a goal and lost your way? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are not alone. Many people lose their way on goals. In fact, here’s10 reasons why people fail to complete their goals.
1. Not a Strong Enough Why
People fail to complete their goals when they don’t have a strong enough WHY. When you set a goal, it must have a strong motivating WHY. Too often people set a goal because it sounds cool or fun, but they don’t have a reason why it is important. Michael Hyatt often says, “When you lose your WHY, you lose your way!” It is very easy for a goal to fall apart or be forgotten when you forget your WHY.
The WHY must be strong enough to motivate you through good times and bad. And, when you are busy and times are challenging. If the WHY will not keep you motivated, then don’t set the goal. Without a strong WHY, the goal will likely fail, which will lead to frustration and discouragement.[Read more…] about Podcast Episode #80 — 10 Reasons People Fail To Reach Their Goals And 5 Steps To Be Successful