Have you ever tried to change the way you do things, then you know it can be very difficult and stressful to make any changes to habitual things that you’re used to doing. Habits are hard to break, which can have devastating consequences to reaching your full potential
For example take delegating responsibility, many of us have been taught that if you want it done right you need to do it yourself.
If you have this internal goal conflicting with your goal of delegating to others more than likely you will fail, even very intelligent people hold on to erroneous ideas especially when it’s related to a self-conscious belief.
Stop and imagine for a minute, what the outcome would be, if you went ahead with your initial goal of delegating certain tasks to someone else, things might not go perfectly. Maybe there would be some negative aspects, but would they overwhelm the positive benefits delegation would’ve given you, such as more time to work on something else that’s more profitable.
Take some time and discuss your new goals with someone else, try adjusting your behavior in small ways that might challenge your internal goal without completely abandoning it. Try delegating small tasks at first, ones that you feel confident will not destroy your business by allowing someone else to help.
Once you have identified a conflicting goal you might find that you can leave it behind, even if it’s deeply rooted in your subconscious. Remember, it’s more practical to move forward in small steps. Just give your mind time to adjust to the changes and you will find you are on your way to attaining your full potential.