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The Top Reason You Fail to Achieve Your Goals November 18, 2008

Posted by frewon9 in Inspirational.
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As you know, if you want to be successful today, you have to write down your goals and take action toward them. The sad news is, a lot of people set their goals but they still fail to achieve them. Why is this so? Before you can achieve the goals that you set, you have to understand what actually drives you into taking action. It is the reason behind you that will drive you into taking action.

With that means, if the reasons are not strong enough, it is not going to drive you into taking action. The moment you know exactly why you want to achieve your goals, you will do whatever it takes to achieve it. Your reason must be act like a burning desire that drives you from the back. Most people live a mediocre life today because they do not know what they want in their life.

If you know what you want and why you want something so badly, will you operate from a different frame of mind to achieve it? Definitely. However, if you are not sure why you want to achieve your goals, you will never achieve them. This is because your mind is telling you that your goals are not a must in your life. It is fine even if you are not achieving them. This is the number one reason most people fail to achieve their goals.

Have you ever come across someone who cannot quit his smoking habit? Until one day his daughter tell him that she does not want to see her father died because of cancer, and start from that day onward, that father quit smoking completely. This is how powerful the reason behind you can be. If you know what you really want to achieve in your life and the reasons are so strong, you will eventually achieve them.

This is the secret of every successful people. Goal setting is just the vehicle that can drive you to your destination. The reason behind you is the fuel that drives this powerful vehicle. So make sure you know why you want to achieve your goals before you sleep tonight.

This article is written by Shawn Lim, someone who constantly pursue wealth and success. You can visit his blog here for more success and wealth creation tips.



1. dannielo - November 19, 2008

Great article.
If you’d like a tool for setting your goals, you can use this web application:


You can use it to manage your goals, projects and tasks, set next actions and contexts, use checklists, schedules and a calendar.

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