A Conflict of Focus Creates Self-Sabotage

What’s the percentage of your focus on your goals versus your focus on fear of failure? Check out Gail Goodwin’s blog discussing how conflict of our focus sabotages our success.

Gail Goodwin

The quickest way to reach a goal is to make it something you’re moving toward. Without realizing their intentions, too many goal setters inadvertently focus more of their attention on some other thing they are trying to avoid or move away from. This is one reason why some goals are not realized. Fear of failure is another.

fear of failure by gail goodwin Fear of failure has the power to hijack goal achievement.

Fear of failure is one of human nature’s most popular fears. It has the power to sabotage many great ideas. Fear of failure has the power to hijack goal achievement. Failure can be the result of not accepting failure as feedback about what NOT to do next time. Failure can be the result of not learning from the same mistakes. Failure can be the result of not learning from the experience. Failure can be the consequence of not adapting to the changes that…

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