The Booby Trap Between You and Your Goal

This article by Adam Sicinski in  IQ MATRIX Blog is A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR HOW TO OVERCOME OBSTACLES AND SETBACKS.

Forget all the reasons it won’t work and believe the one reason that it will.
— UNKNOWN

Setting goals are the first step… achieving them is the second step. And it’s at this second step that most of us stumble. We stumble not because the goal is out of reach, but rather because of unexpected obstacles. And when these obstacles arise they make the goal seem unlikely. 

Pretty much every goal we set comes with a collection of booby traps. These traps manifest as obstacles that must be defeated to reach our end goal. In fact, unless we successfully move through these booby traps, then we fail to discover the lessons needed to accomplish the goal.