12Identify Your Key Constraints

Between you and your goals, there is always at least one major constraint to overcome. What ever you have to do, there is always a limiting factor—the thing that determines how quickly and well you get it done. What ever your goal or objective, study the task, identify the limiting factor, and focus all your energies on alleviating the bottleneck.


1. What is your most important goal in life today? If you achieved one goal that would have the greatest positive effect on your life, what would it be? What single career accomplishment would have the best effect on your professional life? Write that goal in the circle.

2. Now, think about the things that keep you from achieving that goal. What constraints—internal ...

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