Whenever I ask myself why I’m not getting the results I want, I can always chalk it up to one of a few things. I’ve only gone and listed what those things are in this post because why not? If it can help someone, then great. If not, well…
So, if you want to know why you aren’t as successful as you want to be, ask yourself if it’s because of any of the following:
- You’re used to succeeding. Hear me out. If you were bright at school, for example, and got good grades fairly easily, or if you’ve always been naturally good at a lot of things, you’re potentially used to succeeding without putting in much effort. While this is great, it could lead you to assume that you’ll be successful at whatever you want to be, which obviously isn’t true. While you might be good, no one is great at everything.At school, I was really mostly got A’s and while I put the work, some of it was just down to being quick to understand the work. So, as a result, I think I sometimes underestimate the amount of work that I actually need to put in to get the results I want. Do you do this?
- You want it all too soon. I am the queen of wanting everything now. No exceptions. I hate waiting for anything, it doesn’t matter what it is. Sometimes, I delude myself into believing that something will happen way sooner than it probably will, because I hate the idea of waiting that much. It could be that your goals are unrealistic and that it will take a lot longer to complete your goals than you’ve made yourself believe.
- You’re not asking for help. A lot of us like to think that we can do everything ourselves, when it isn’t true. Could it be that you’re doing too much on your own and aren’t asking for help? Is there anyone who you could share your workload with?
- You haven’t put enough time into it. This is similar to one of the previous points. If you’re not putting in the time to complete the tasks, then you’re not going to get anywhere. For example, if you want to have an engaged blog audience but you’re only posting once every two weeks, it’s safe to say that you’re not spending enough time writing and posting new content.
- You haven’t done your research. This won’t apply to everything. If it does, have you spent enough time researching what it is that you need to do, and what the best way to go about it is? For example, if you want to reach a goal of 100,000 monthly page views on your blog, have you spent some time learning about what other successful bloggers have done to achieve that goal?
So those are five things that might be contributing to why you aren’t as successful as you want to be. Let me know if this has been of any help! Also, if you have any more points please comment them below.