Having goals—where we want to go or accomplish in any area of our lives and by when—help keep our energies focused and organized, whether in work, educational, or personal practices. Clearly defined and manageable goals can help us accomplish amazing things; however, it’s not always intuitive how map out a path that will keep us from being discouraged when challenges interrupt our plans. Tried-and-tested goal-setting strategies give us the wisdom to set achievable targets that keep us motivated and on track. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.
I’ve worked with a lot of people over the years. And without exception, the single biggest obstacle that has held them back from achieving their goals has always been—themselves! We haven’t learned how to overcome procrastination and laziness.