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Online Success Means Keeping Goals Real
Home Self-Improvement Goal Setting
By: Tj Philpott Email Article
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With all due respect to many seeking online success as a business entrepreneur it is all too common for people to set goals outside their reach! When this occurs, as ambitious and admirable as it may appear to be on the surface, the lack of smart goal setting can actually sabotage a persons current and future efforts! How can you possibly achieve or succeed at anything without the capability or resources to do so?

Here is a look at how you can actually set yourself up for frustration and failure when your plans lack smart goal setting!

Delusion Leads to Frustration

Delusion is actually what it is when you plan to accomplish something outside the realm of your capabilities! When this occurs you have positioned yourself to become frustrated since you failed to set goals you can achieve.

Frustration Leads to Lost Motivation

Once frustration begins to set in the enthusiasm or drive you previously had begins to fade. At this point it becomes increasingly more difficult to invest any more effort into what you perceive as a 'losing' cause. The attitude of 'what is the point' has now taken over!

Lost Motivation Leads to Quitting

The next 'logical' step when you are not or can not make any progress towards goals you have established is to walk away and forget about it. This is very dangerous because quitting can be habit forming! Although it makes sense to walk away from something when it appears you are wasting your time it can have a negative impact on your mindset. As an online business entrepreneur if you get too accustomed to quitting every project that fails to produce the results you seek, you may simply decide to not even try anymore!

Quitting Leads to Low Self Esteem

Once you begin to establish a pattern of failing/quitting your self esteem begins to erode along with your self confidence. As a business entrepreneur a lack of self esteem or confidence will undermine your efforts and also prevent you from taking certain risks that are common in many entrepreneurial ventures.

New Goals – Fat Chance!

At this point you are feeling mentally defeated and/or beaten down as is your ambition to achieve anything new and challenging! The fact of the matter is you will not likely be ready to 'jump' at the next new challenge since your 'history' breathes of frustration and failure!

Online success is something anybody can achieve as a business entrepreneur provided your expectations are realistic! In many cases people allow their own ambition to cloud their judgment when they go to set goals which normally results in frustration and failure. It is important to take into account your own capabilities and available resources as to how they match up with your expectations. This is smart goal setting because you are only seeking something you have the ability to achieve. To establish any goals beyond your reach will only torment and frustrate you as we discussed above. When this occurs you may very well be discouraged from setting and achieving any worthwhile goals in the future! Simply remember the next time you aim to set goals for yourself to first consider if they are even realistic in order to spare yourself the frustrating experience!

TJ Philpott is an author and Internet entrepreneur based out of North Carolina. To learn more about proper goal setting for achieving online success and to also receive a free instructional manual that teaches valuable niche research techniques for your online marketing needs simply visit:

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