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What’s Stopping You?

by Randall Craig on May 26, 2009

Filed in: Blog, Make It Happen Tipsheet, Motivational

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When was the last time you considered your craziest, wildest dreams of professional success? For many people, it was probably a very long time ago. Others do so more often, but consider these dreams ridiculous, unattainable, and beyond their station in life. In both cases, the end result is the same: no action, and no movement to achieving that dream.

Dream goals help us set our direction and our priorities. They give us a benchmark for comparison as we write our to-do lists. And they give us something exciting to strive for: we become motivated. The flip side is that if we don’t set dream goals, we can become indecisive, we don’t strive for anything, and we become disengaged.

This week’s action item: Consider your own dream goals. What is the one thing that you are more passionate about than anything else? And what’s stopping you from achieving it? Answer this question, and you’ll know what you need to put on your calendar. What’s stopping you?

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Randall Craig

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Randall has been advising on Web and Social Strategy since 1994 when he put the Toronto Star online, the Globe and Mail's GlobeInvestor/Globefund, several financial institutions, and about 100+ other major organizations. He is the author of seven books, including the recently released "Everything Guide to Starting an Online Business", and speaks across North America on Social Media and Web Strategy. More at and

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