Performance goals _ An interesting aspect that began to show itself through the results was personal satisfaction in goal achievement. People who set \'Ability\' type goals, or \'Performance\' goals reported to be \'very satisfied\' with their achievements _ whether completely achieved goals or not yet complete. In part, this suggests the importance of personal values and suggests a question about the process by which they set goals.
YOU ARE AFRAID OF FAILING _ The truth is nobody wants to fail. Failure is painful and distressing both emotionally and financially. We all have failed at one time or the other. While we resolve to learn from our experience to forge ahead, we allow these failures to \'cage\' us and make us \'play it safe\'. Hence, we don\'t maximize our potential to the fullest. YOU ARE AFRAID OF CRITICISM _ These are people that feel that by setting a goal and not achieving that goal, they will receive criticism from others. If you fall into this category, I have a simple solution for you, ensure that your goals are confidential. There is no need to tell anyone your goals. Let your results and achievements speak for you.