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9 Obstacles You Achieve To Achieve Your Goals

September 27, 2017

While you have spent a lot of time for the next year, there are many things you will get to achieve you.

Before we proceed, let's determine the use of language here. Goals can be replaced by goals, goals, outcomes, achievements, resolutions, goals, ambitions and any other people you can think of. For the purpose of this report, the writer will use Tarel.

How often have you started the year or next phase of your development with good intentions and a few goals of what you want to accomplish, just to find that somehow you never see them reach? What I will treat in this article are the 9 biggest obstacles you get on the road. I will take each other and discover what is behind, why it is, and more importantly the action you can take to put it on one side.

What I will also do is prove that this is used to respond to a survey conducted by Sole Traders and owners of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), identifying the challenges they face in the next year will be encountered.

Although there are probably hundreds of potential obstacles, 9 appear mostly.

1. Lack of information

2. Lack of skill

3. Restrictive beliefs

4. Welfare

5. Other people

6. Own motivation

7. Time

8. Money

9. Anxiety

Why do you have a goal?

If you need more reason set your own goals. In a study conducted by students in the 1979 Harvard MBA program, only three percent of graduates had written written goals and plans; 13 percent had goals, but they were not in writing;

Ten years later, the findings showed that 13 percent of the target groups reached 84 percent compared to those who had not been. For the three percent who recorded their goals and wrote, they earn ten times as many as the other 97 percent.

Some fixed goals that are too general. These are, in fact, fantasies that are common to all. On the other hand, goals are clear, written, specific and measurable.

What is a goal?

Other names used are other languages. Why do we have them? Different types of target – to / from.

Some goals are called out of purpose. These are usually classified in the negative form. Here are some examples.

o I do not want to smoke anymore

o I do not want to be unsuitable

o I do not want to be overweight

o I do not want to be broken

Let's get them back in the positive

o I'm a non-smoker

o I am fit and health

o I am on my ideal weight

o I can cover my bills

Note the difference. They are in positive and assume that you have already achieved it. By assuming that your behavior changes so that you act as if you have already achieved what you wanted to do. What a great feeling to have even before you get there. It also supports your motivation.

So now we have determined whether our goal is for something, or away from something. We have said it in a positive way. However, this is not yet a very well-detailed goal. We will now see how we can make it specific.

An ideal goal must be expressed in the positive, time-bound and specific. You can also consider how you know when you've achieved it, how will it feel, how will the people around you be? What will you do to celebrate it?

A goal must be time-bound. When do I want to reach? If so, I have to start? What is the first step I should take? Who should I tell? Should that person be the first step? What skills or knowledge should I get along?

Target size, is the goal too big to achieve? If that is the case, it is the right approach in the smaller bite size pieces.

How serious are you with this goal? On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 low and 10 high), how committed are you to this goal? If your answer is less than 7, it will probably not follow you completely. What should you do to move this goal from 7 to 8?

Now that you've really defined your goal, you're ready to go. Are not you So what do you stop?

I will incorporate and expand each of the potential obstacles in turn.

Lack of information

Information may have one of two effects. With too much you can be overwhelmed and can you stop making a decision or taking the next steps. With too little information you can not put things in perspective, or look at the larger image. Identifying where you have leaks, and this as part of your goal, will bring you closer to achieve it. There are several ways to get new information. Investigate, scheduled read, listen to CDs, DVDs on a specific topic or network with people who have the knowledge to share with you.

Lack of skill

To move forward, you may need to get skills. This does not have to be a huge challenge. As part of your goal, understand what skills you must acquire, and how you will acquire it, will form steps from your plan. This does not necessarily mean that you have to enroll in a course, although that is a good idea. Other alternatives like online study, scheduled reading, a colleague at the workplace, shadows or friend's advice can also help you to get the skills you need.

Restrictive beliefs

We all have a series of beliefs that lead us to life. These are placed in our subconscious mind at an early age. Sometimes these views can hold you back and limit your ability to achieve your goals. Some common examples can be familiar to you.

Undecided or Delays- Do I Have To Do Something? This often results in you doing nothing. The limiting belief manifests itself as "I can not make decisions". Can not make progress or crash – If a way of working is no longer effective, use it and often form a comfort zone. The limited belief can be: "I can / can not change". Often people will say that "I do not deserve to be successful" or "that should not work for me". Here we see self-tampering and do not appreciate them and their own funds. These are just a few examples, but listen to them and watch how often you should hear things like this.


Despite your best efforts, there may be times when you can not easily track your goals. A sudden illness or injury can put you back. If this happens you must be realistic. Defeating yourself will not help, or just give up. Take some time to judge your goal and consider what your options are now. How important is that this goal is achieved within the original timeframe. Also consider how further your goal can be pursued, and who can help you during these times.

Other people

Often the people closest to us are afraid that we achieve our goals. For them, this means that you can change and that also means change for them. They may not be aware of how important your goals are for you. If the people you share with your family, for example, with family, friends, colleagues, do not understand and support your goals, you may be able to influence it. If these people are unfavorable to change, they may be able to sabotage your plans.

Own motivation

Although you may look for the best intentions, the novelties may be absent after a while or there are other distractions. This may affect a number of factors. Perhaps the goals you set are too big, and you need to manage it into smaller manageable tricks. You may not get the results, and you should consider what you do to prevent you from moving forward. After continuous effort, you can feel that the goal is actually something that does not want, or at least the result.

In this case, the goal must be reviewed again. If the change requires, because the circumstances have changed, change it. If you do not use it, do not waste your energy on anything, just because you started it.


We all live in a world where we do not have enough time. Many of us are "time poor", which means we can not manage our time management to get the best results. Often I hear about the people around me, I just do not have time to do x. How true is this statement really? Have we taken too much, surrendered ourselves and shame to say no? Maybe, but I have a different view.

If we do not tackle our time management, we can not jump from one thing to another in any order. Without priority, we go from one thing to the next urgent thing.

There is also the aspect of distractions. This may be distractions from others who do not have the same ambitions as you. There is the distraction of phone calls and emails. Very often, we are working on those things that are fun to do, but do not push us forward to reach our goals.


Money is a common reason not to pursue your goal. Usually the lack of money you stop. If you say somebody, I say I can not afford or I do not have the money. These statements are usually offered without much hesitation.

While I agree that it may be true to some extent, what alternatives did they really investigate and how else can the money be found? If you're really serious about achieving this goal, what lengths would you go to find the money legally!

Let's turn this and look from a different perspective. What does it cost you to have that goal in your life? For example, in that bad relationship or lasting bad health. If you would achieve this next goal, or would you get that 10% performance bonus at work, what efforts are you going to?


What do I mean with fear? There are the simpler examples. If you need to do something that brings you out of your comfort zone for the first time, which may cause you to install the fear.

Then there is the fear of failure. What will those around you think if you do not reach your goal. How will you face them and maintain your integrity. Better to stop it to see it? So nobody can judge me.

Another kind of fear is the fear of success. What if I really do, and people think I'm a fraud? Is this purpose something I really want? Your own doubts are in the game and you try to talk to yourself.

Which evidence does this support in a business context?

In a recent survey conducted with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and singles, they were asked what they saw as the biggest challenges they faced in 2010. All those surveyed reported that they were partially successful in achieving their goals and objectives in 2009. 33% of these goals were significant and the reasons for failing to achieve them were poor health, no help and lack of confidence in the economy among other things.

Many of these goals were transferred in the following year, some people carry on their goals. When asked what they would do to achieve this, 66% said they would try something different and 33% would be looking for help.

So what is the stopping of these business people to advance? From the sample examined, the main factors were lack of skills, lack of knowledge, health, fear (of success / failure) and limitation of convictions.

Those who answered that they would seek help; It was equally divided between others in their profession or profession, approaching a business coach, or contacting specialized suppliers. From these three options you can give some clues, definitely watching what your competitors are doing. After all, if someone in our sector is successful, check what they do. Specialized suppliers can also be useful if you understand the goals and aspirations. But they may have another agenda because they are also in business.

However, neither of these two approaches is aimed at helping accomplish your goals, and none of them hold you liable for working on them. This is where a Business coach can prove very valuable. They will help you define and develop your goals, identify what you stop, and develop strategies to help you with those obstacles when they come together.

The Business Coach will also challenge you to check if you are working on goals that move you to what you want and to be responsible for those goals. As a sole trader or SME, there is often no one around whom you can share your goals with and discuss.

One of the common objections to using a Business coach is the perceived cost, which often says "I can not afford" or it's too expensive. "It is sometimes useful to look from another perspective look at this. What do you not need to use a Business Coach? If you can connect a value to reach any goal, then the services of an effective Business coach can be calculated quickly.

Leave we flown back to the respondents. Two of the identified challenges were lack of skills and lack of knowledge. Ask for a moment if a business coach can help you identify what these gaps were, how you want them to close and how to apply them. on your business, what would it be worth? Maybe you think you can do it alone, but consider how to recognize those skills or knowledge clearly? How long does it take you? What direction would you like? for example


In this report I explained what a goal is and why it's important to have them. I identified 9 obstacles that can stop you from reaching those goals. These are:

1. Lack of information

2. Lack of skill

3. Restrictive beliefs

4. Welfare

5. Other people

6. Own motivation

7. Time

8. Money

9. Anxiety

I have shown how they manifest, in a business context for Sole Traders and SMEs, and look at which strategies can be applied. And finally, I discussed how a business coach can achieve these goals.

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