There will be challenges along the way to your success. Here are ten potential roadblocks to look out for:
1. No clear vision – The clearer your vision is of your definition for success, the faster you will achieve it.
2. Fear of failure – Eliminate the Bummer Words – no, never, can’t, won’t, maybe and if.
3. Lack of determination – Turn challenges into a problems that need to be overcome.
4. No action plan – Write a detailed, step-by-step plan of how you will achieve your success. Include a timetable for completion, and place the written strategy where you can read it, every day.
5. Change – You will have to make adjustments in your life to focus on reaching the success you want.
6. Negative thinking – Everyone has some self-doubt. Ask yourself everyday: a). Did I give my best effort to today’s activities? b) Did I move closer to reaching my goals?
7. Lack of enthusiasm – All days are good; some are better than others. You will find enthusiasm is contagious; give some to others.
8. Procrastination – You can have the best plan in the world, but if you don’t take action on it you simply have a dream.
9. Making excuses – Take personal responsibility for your success by eliminating excuses. Avoid blaming others for your lack of effort.
10. Learn from your mistakes – Successful people learn valuable life lessons from their mistakes.
These roadblocks can actually become stepping stones to your success. How? By identifying which ones are holding you back from reaching your goals and diligently working to eliminate them.