Break down Obstacles to Success

By Meliora Consulting and Learning Academy - October 15, 2021
Break down Obstacles to Success

As a result of our inability to face our objectives when confronted with an unanticipated obstacle, we often give up. When we become disheartened, we start finding reasons not to complete our goals. Even though this is human nature, it does not bode well for future achievement.

Preparation is key to avoiding the barrier mistake. Make sure your objective includes contingency plans for all the "what ifs."

How will I proceed if I fail the required course?

I'm worried about what will happen if I don't get the loan.

"What if I don't have enough time to finish?"

If marketing doesn't work, then what do you do?

How will you know if you don't feel like doing something?

They're all very real roadblocks that stand in the way of achieving our goals in life. The more we prepare for them, the more likely we are to succeed and to feel unstoppable.

What type of obstacles are you able to foresee?

Barriers inside the body

Mental roadblocks are preconceived notions of failure or achievement that prevent you from achieving what you set out to do. Personal fears, motivation, self-esteem, and paradigms are all examples of this.

"What if I don't want to finish my homework?"

Solution: Set aside at least 15 minutes each day to work on it. And then you may return to it later after you've had a break.

I'm afraid of the phone. What if my marketing effort fails because of it?

Solution: enlist the assistance of a coworker to make phone calls on my behalf. Having someone to talk to could make things a little easier.

"What if I'm the kind that puts things off?"

Remedy: Have a buddy phone me every day to remind me to spend a few minutes working on my project. Start working on my objective as soon as I get up in the morning to get it done quickly.

Obstacles from the Outside

Obstacles such as money, time, other people's responses, resources, and outcomes are examples of external barriers. Although we have no direct control over them, we may influence how they operate and prepare accordingly.

"What if the customer rejects my proposal?" you ask.

Question why and re-submit it as a result of your findings.

Worst case scenario: "What if I completely forget about the worksheets?"

Problem solved: Fax the hotel a copy, then have new documents created.

"What happens if the landscaping blocks are late?"

Optional solution: extend deadlines and let the customer know about them beforehand. Prioritize other tasks until the blocks arrive and then realign your timetable.

Use this method to achieve even your most miniature, most immediate objectives. When a brick wall arises in your way, you know exactly how to move past it and get back on track to your goals. This is a terrific feeling!