Once you’ve planned how to achieve your goals, you are 50% closer to getting it done. This includes scheduling your tasks, evaluating your progress and figuring out common pitfalls that might occur. You need to plan how to reach your goals to make your business successful
With planning, you need to work diligently to make your dreams, desires, and goals come to fruition. You plan by ensuring you manage resources efficiently, manage risk and uncertainty, measure your progress and prepare for any mishaps. We often don’t get things done despite the best of our planning.
You might wonder why you aren’t getting things done for the success of your organization and team. This blog will tell you the seven reasons why you may not get things done and solutions to combat them.
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There are several reasons why you don’t get things done to achieve your goals. You’ll know the reasons and the solutions for those reasons as you read ahead. So read carefully to understand if one of these is your barricade and get answers to march ahead and achieve your goals.
If you have too many things to do and delegate in a short span, you are unable to give your undivided attention to a single task. So, you might get overwhelmed and flustered at the piles of tasks to do. This can cause your quality to deteriorate and leave you feeling even more overwhelmed.
Overwhelming feelings are not a nice feeling to undergo. So, you can do the following to overcome them:
Essentially, take action and focus on the task at hand to reduce overwhelm
Several times, you might get pompous and start saying yes to everything. This means you try to get too much done in an unrealistic time frame. You won’t be giving your best at anything when you’re over-ambitious.
To avoid being over-ambitious and not achieving your goals, here are some tips:
Often, when you have to do certain tasks but don’t have the wherewithal to plan your actions, you won’t get things done. Plus, doing stuff without plans only prove to be a band-aid solution. Further, not having plans means you’re planning to fail.
So, if you’re unable to plan, here are some solutions:
If whatever has stopped you from achieving in the past is still there in the present, you won’t get things done. You still have heavy baggage on you, and you don’t know how to deal with it. It might be a barricade on achieving presently due to your fears of failure, criticism and more. Plus, your anxiety and fear of the past might stop you from moving forward.
To avoid your past from making you fail in the present, you need to do the following:
Often you fail to get things done because you don’t know where to start. When you don’t know where to start, you keep procrastinating.
So, if you’re unable to start doing things, follow these tips:
When you don’t have your why for the task, you won’t get it done. You need a big enough reason and true motivation to get your task done. Otherwise, you won’t feel a connection or the need to accomplish it.
To understand the purpose and get the motivation to do something, you can do the following:
If you have no one to hold you accountable and ensure you meet the deadline, you’ll automatically lose interest. You start feeling like no one cares.
So to overcome this, you need to ensure the following:
Even with the most meticulous planning and organizing, you might not get things done and achieve your goals. This is due to reasons like being overwhelmed, being over-ambitious, not planning, living in the past, not knowing where to start, and several more reasons.
However, there’s a solution for each reason. You need to find a big enough reason and purpose to help you achieve your goals. Often some accountability coaches like TickThoseBoxes will mentor you and help you plan your actions to push you to get things done. So share your goals with them and get things done.