Top-level athletes, high achieving teams, and pretty much any successful business person and achiever in every field all set goals. In fact, the only thing between you and where you want to be is the execution of actionable steps towards what you desire. So why doesn’t everyone see success when setting goals?

While there are many reasons why people fail – approximately 92% of individuals don’t succeed in their goals – I’ve noticed some key patterns over the years that seem to stop most people and workplace teams from seeing real success. These key factors include whether there is any accountability, the vision of the goal and how it is communicated, the level of resilience that allows a person/team to bounce back when detours and obstacles occur, and whether or not the vision is compelling enough to keep you on your feet and excited to see the goal through to the very end.