This Element is an excerpt from Success Built to Last: Creating a Life that Matters (ISBN: 9780132287517) by Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, and Mark Thompson. Available in print and digital formats.
Learn the four biggest obstacles to following your dream: then expose them, get past them, and liberate yourself!
There are at least four reasons to feel sidetracked from creating the life you want. Whether you let them get you down, or move ahead boldly, there will be suffering. It’s worth the fight. “When you go after what’s meaningful to you,” says Ogilvy & Mather CEO Shelly Lazarus, “you have happier endings.”