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The #1 thing that holds people back from achieving their goals is _____? (fill in the blank, what would you say?)

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asked Mar 10 in Mentorship/Training by ToddTreharne IBO Specialist (41,050 points)
John D. Rockefeller stated in his book - Random Reminiscences of Men and Events -, “The man who starts out simply with the idea of getting rich won’t succeed; you must have a larger ambition.” He realized that succeeding in his goals could only happen through good old-fashioned hard work and a focused, burning desire to learn, grow and achieve—which requires drive.

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The #1 thing that holds people back from achieving their goals is...fear

False Evidence Appearing Real (f.e.a.r.)

The fear of rejection, the fear of losing money, the fear of what others will think and even the fear of success.

For lack of a better word, magic begins once we can embrace the unknown by stepping outside our comfort zone. Only then can we truly have our breakthroughs.

Thank you for reading
answered Mar 10 by purposedriven IBO Guru (1,200 points)
Thank You purposedriven!
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Lack of knowledge..

No doubt, achieving success is hard work. It takes willpower and motivation to accomplish goals.

In other words, the more you demand of yourself (within reason, of course), the more you'll achieve.

answered Mar 10 by ebest IBO Specialist (65,420 points)
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Self doubt could be a major factor. Not believing in one self that they too can achieve their goals
answered Mar 10 by garywelsh IBO Specialist (70,610 points)
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Not taking the time to learn what needs to be learned. It takes time to build a business and there are steps you must learn in order to have success. Most people do not want to take the time it takes to build.
answered Mar 19 by Chris Shouse IBO Specialist (32,140 points)
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Mindset

Affects Everything
answered Mar 20 by davehayes IBO Guru (1,260 points)
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No consistency, not being unique and thinking out the box to achieve their goals.
answered Mar 21 by 4wizzkids IBO Guru (1,540 points)
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Lack of focus and persistence! For many, if they don't have immediate success at something, they usually fall prey to the next new thing.

answered Apr 24 by aicwebmaster (690 points)
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Usually is your lack off focus on one thing at a time.
answered May 27 by espeas2001 IBO Specialist (14,470 points)
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I would say that the #1 thing that holds people back is 'Fear of rejection' as someone has mentioned. Fear stops people in their tracks making them feel like what they say or do will be ridiculed and torn apart by others. Sad but it happens.
answered May 30 by Seashell IBO Guru (4,330 points)

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