The first lesson in getting what you want is learning to take a chance. The next lesson is that you have to work hard. Nothing comes easy in life so you must be prepared to make an effort to achieve your goals.
One reason why people don’t set goals and work towards them is because they’re scared of achieving them. They’re afraid to succeed.
One reason why people don’t set goals for themselves is that they’re afraid of failing, or not being ‘good enough’ at the thing they’ve set their mind to.