This was kindly re-posted from Patrick Jinks’ blog site.

What are 3 goals you have set for yourself that you honestly should have achieved by now, but haven’t?

Are they really important goals? Does it really matter to you whether you actually achieve them? If not, remove them from your goal sheet and liberate yourself from them.

If it does matter, then here’s the real question: What’s kept you from achieving them?

Make sure you get his part right! It’s important to identify the real barrier — the root of the barrier.

Now ask this: Can I control it? If not, can I influence it?

If not, is it really a viable goal?  If it’s not, we’re back to removing the goal from your goal sheet.

Otherwise, then we’re back to the main question:

What is stopping you?