We live in a day where we get a lot of instant gratification, seems like everything is 'on demand' except when it comes to building our business or growing our followings.
Being an entrepreneur or content creator can test our patience because we want results right now. On top of that there are no shortage of marketers always promising the quick in easy path.
Its easy to compare yourself to people who 'appear' to be crushing it online, and that can make us feel like we aren't succeeding or that we are doing it all wrong.
I want to remind you that some of the biggest names in the digital entrepreneurship space; people like Gary V, Amy Porterfield, Tony Robbins, John Lee Dumas, Brendan Burchard, Rich Roll, Even Carmichael (and the list goes on) all were years in the making and not overnight successes.
We only see the tip of the iceberg and don't realize all the years that went into what we see now. Remember if you are feeling like 'this is taking so long' or...
Imagine being only 1/4 of the way through on your first 100 mile ultra-marathon and you start to notice blisters forming on your feet.
The skin is starting to chafe, burn and rub away, every step starts to become more painful.
What do you do for the next 20+ hours and 75 miles?
It's going to get a lot worse, but will you quit and save it for another day?
Or will you tap into your mindset and mental toughness reserves to make it through?
I had the opportunity to interview ultra-runner Mark Robbins about his mindset and how he gets through events that can:
- Last 30 hours or more, through the night with no sleep.
- Elevation gains and losses that are equal to climbing/descending Mount Everest.
- Can be in brutal weather with rain, mud and slippery terrain.
We talk about mental toughness, perseverance, grit and more; and he gives 5 tips that he uses in the hardest conditions but can be applied in business, sales, in your personal life or in sports when things get REALLY...
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