If you’re struggling to be as successful as you’d like to be, there’s a great chance that a discrepancy exists between your goals and your values. If our goals are antithetical to our values, success is all but impossible. We don’t like to behave in ways that are counter to our values. If a mismatch exists, something has to give.
If you’re forever coming up short when it comes to achieving your dreams, your values might be at odds with your goals.
Use these techniques to set goals that support your values:
For example, if you believe that wealthy people are fundamentally bad, you’ll never accumulate a significant amount of wealth.
It’s important that your goals and values are a good match. When a mismatch exists, it’s important to either alter your values or your goals. There’s only so much resistance a person can overcome. Success is much easier when your values and your intentions are highly compatible.