At the beginning of the year, you are probably planning your new goals and resolutions. To help yourself reach your goals, be prepared for the problems you will meet. Read on to find the two main reasons that people fail to reach their goals.Even if your business has great success when you start, you are still almost certain to have setbacks eventually. Every successful person has had problems and failures along the way to their own success. You will too, so you need to be ready for it. Two of the main things that can keep you from reaching your goals are procrastination and lack of determination. The reason why these are the two biggest causes of failure for people in meeting their goals is this: Once we come up against an unexpected barrier or experience a small failure, we shut down. No one likes failure. We don't want to experience it again, so some people who could be very successful quit after just a short time. They quit when they meet with a normal setback, and don't want to go through the pain of a small failure again. How to deal with discouragements and reach your goals.