How do they make reaching goals that most would consider completely unfeasible seem so easy? Instead, they all have one thing in common: resilience. The good news is we all have it in us.
Think about the people you know who are successful in their personal and professional lives. Were they born destined for success? How do they make reaching goals that most would consider completely unfeasible seem so easy?
Some call it hustle, moxie, or grit. In the military, we called it “intestinal fortitude.” It’s the ability to overcome adversity, learn from it, and push through to new heights. And it’s what separated the successful from the defeated.
Not a single person is handed victories 100% of the time. Some of the most successful people in the world are the ones who have failed the most. J.K. Rowling was rejected by 12 publishers and eventually sold the first Harry Potter book for peanuts. And Jay-Z couldn’t get signed by a single record label when he started out. But they both embraced their failures, revved up their resilience, and powered through to reach the envious levels of success they have today. Read more…