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    Treatise on goal-setting, tenacity, and seeing your dreams come to fruition:

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    Many individuals set out to improve themselves, especially when the calendar changes from one year to the next. This tendency for self-improvement is inate and its drive can lead some to greatness. But why not all? What waylays most who endevour to improve their lots in life? One word PROCRASTINATION. Procrastination is the leading cause of not reaching our dreams. Our best laid plans seldom amount to nothing more than that, they remain plans. Why is that? Why do humans have such an unabiding knack for starting something and then not finishing? I believe there is no single cause. I believe beyond the old arguments of nature vs. nurture one can find myriad reasons, excuses, and causes for this phenomena but
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    Re: Treatise on goal-setting, tenacity, and seeing your dreams come to fruition:

    For most people procrastination really means Fear of Failure!
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    Re: Treatise on goal-setting, tenacity, and seeing your dreams come to fruition:

    OMG! What turned you, of all people into a philosopher of the day? JK. Have you had an overload of Steve Jobs passing? So not you. Seriously.
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    Re: Treatise on goal-setting, tenacity, and seeing your dreams come to fruition:

    I have many facets.
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    Re: Treatise on goal-setting, tenacity, and seeing your dreams come to fruition:

    Certainly is an interesting facet this time.

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    Re: Treatise on goal-setting, tenacity, and seeing your dreams come to fruition:

    Thank you for noticing.
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    Re: Treatise on goal-setting, tenacity, and seeing your dreams come to fruition:

    Quote Originally Posted by HauntedGabe View Post
    OMG! What turned you, of all people into a philosopher of the day? JK. Have you had an overload of Steve Jobs passing? So not you. Seriously.
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    For most people procrastination really means Fear of Failure!
    Yep. Definitely think the Crabster here, our very own WDWRadio sage, felt a bit upstaged by all the attention given to the Jobster.

    Although a good point, as well, I'm gonna' go with a bit of a different take...fear of SUCCESS.
    Sooo much pressure and responsibility to keep doin' what you're doin', and not fail, once you actually succeed.
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    Re: Treatise on goal-setting, tenacity, and seeing your dreams come to fruition:

    One day I'll get around to finishing the rest of that treatise.
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    Re: Treatise on goal-setting, tenacity, and seeing your dreams come to fruition:

    Quote Originally Posted by MartianCrab View Post
    One day I'll get around to finishing the rest of that treatise.
    I know you will...I saw your original post the day you posted it and noticed the procrastination at the end, but...........procrastinated in responding until just a few minutes ago...!

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    For the record...I like it so far.
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    Re: Treatise on goal-setting, tenacity, and seeing your dreams come to fruition:

    MartianCrab,

    I can only speak for myself but fear is almost certainly the underlying reason. For me it's not so much as fear of failure or success, but of not being original. I'm still looking for that spark that makes delaying any longer intolerable. Sometimes I feel pretty close. I suppose the other part is, frankly, putting that foot forward, and then the next, and just keep walking.

    I think I might head over to wikipedia and flip some quotes between Abe and Walt. Or start building that 3D model of If You Had Wings.

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