5 Reasons Why You Didn’t Reach Goals Last Year

Every year we set up different goals that we want to achieve. But, in my experience, only a small part of entrepreneurs succeed archiving all their goals. Why?

In this period of time, at the beginning of the new year, the most important question for entrepreneurs is why they are not achieving their goals for the last year and what they can do to achieve this year goals.

Here, I would like to share five reasons why you did not reach your goals as the most important reasons.

1. You Can’t Reach Goals Because You Have Setup Non-Achievable Goals

Your goals are only the means that can help you in achieving what you want to achieve. Big dreams will require big goals. But, can you achieve those goals this year? Often, it is not possible for you as an entrepreneur.

Then, the question is what goals you need to set up If you want to make your big dreams reality, you will need goals that will bring you closer to these achievements as much as possible, but with small incremental steps.

So, in many cases, you will not reach goals if they are not achievable.

2. You Can’t Reach Goals Because Your Goals Doesn’t Follow Your Focus on One Most Important Thing to Achieve

There will always be too many other things that will come from your mind, but also from your environment. So, how you can achieve your most important thing if your goals don’t lead you to this achievement?

General goals that aren’t aligned with your one most important thing will bring you too much average important and unimportant things. Additionally, with too many distractions from your environment, it will be impossible to reach goals.

3. You Can’t Reach Goals Because You Have Setup Goals and Simply Forget Them

Often, I have seen entrepreneurs with excellent goals, but they simply define them and then forget them.

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Why you are setting up your goals? Is it because everyone does this? Or, because you want to make your big dreams to become reality?

If you already spend the time to setup goals, and not any type of goals, but excellent goals, then you need to put all your efforts to reach goals.

4. You Can’t Reach Goals Because You Have Not Committed to Your Goals

In many cases, forgetting already defined goals will be caused by goals that don’t have your strong commitment to reach goals? Why this is the case?

Because of that, you simply setup wrong goals, or too many wide goals that will not help you to achieve your big dreams. If you want to come close to the achievement of your big dreams, you will need the strong commitment to your goals.

5. You Can’t Reach Goals Because You Doesn’t Measure Your Progress Toward Your Goals

You already have great goals, but do you measure your progress toward them? You cannot expect to have perfect goals. It is because everything can be done better.

What if you achieve your goals projected for one year after several months? What if you simply cannot reach goals with the steps defined in your plan for achievement?

There can be really different options when you work on your progress toward your goals. Sometimes you will need to change the goals, and sometimes you will need to change your direction toward the achievements of your goals.

So, if you want to reach goals, you will need to follow your progress toward them and make proper adjustments if they are needed.

You can also read more about our guide to setup your business goals.

Question: What about you? What is your experience in achieving goals? You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Dragan Sutevski

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Dragan Sutevski is a founder and CEO of Sutevski Consulting, creating business excellence through innovative thinking. Get more from Dragan on Twitter. Contact Dragan