When planning goals there is a very important step most people forget, but is essential to achieving your goals. The fact is that the more planning you do the better your odds are of accomplishing what you set out to do.
As you go down a path towards your goal you are going to find things in your way. The key is to plan for them ahead of time. If you plan your reaction to potential roadblocks ahead of time you will be able to react quickly once faced with them. You will be able to get back on the path to success quickly.
When you plan out a goal spend the time to plan for any and all things that might get in your way to achieving that goal. Put down the action steps you will take if you face a particular roadblock. You will find it much easier to accomplish you goals.