If you want something bad enough, you’ll do whatever it takes to get it. That’s being relentless.
Relentless means to put your feelings ahead of others. Is it selfish? Only to those who don’t share the same mindset. If you’re relentless you’re not worried about others and their selfishness anyway. You have a mission and what someone else is doing doesn’t concern you.
Being relentless isn’t for everyone because most people don’t have the cahoonas for it. But that’s okay with you. To be great at something means others will fail. The world isn’t a nice place. Everybody doesn’t win in this game of life. You succeed or you fail. There is no in-between when you’re relentless.
Does being relentless mean you won’t make mistakes? No, most definitely you will. It’s what you do after those mistakes that tell the story. Do you learn from them and continue your pursuit or do you roll over in self-defeat?
Mistakes are only a detour in your path. Where others see a dead-end and turn-around you see a dead-end and find another route. There is no give-up. You will find another way to get what you want.
We all have it in us to be relentless but most people don’t want it. It’s hard and it’s lonely but it stems from your state of mind. You can’t be unstoppable if you’re always worried about what other people think. Quit thinking about what others are thinking. You have to tell yourself what to do then go out and do it.
You need a relentless drive and a “No Fear” attitude. When I was a kid there were these hot-selling shirts with the logo, “No Fear”. I’d wear the hell out of’em not really thinking about what they meant. The shirts had a contempt against laziness and social norms and they were widely popular because of this.
We must have no fear. You must be the engineer of your own life to get what you want. Mommy and daddy can’t get it for you anymore. I grew up in a broken home. My father is a deadbeat who didn’t pay a lick of child support.
When I was a kid, I used to look at this as a weakness. I now see this as part of my story and my strength. This man whom I will never call Dad taught me some things. He taught me what kind of man I didn’t want to be. He taught me that a man needs to be there for his children or else they’ll find someone or something else to fill that void.
I might have had a different path in life with a true father but I wouldn’t be the same. I might not be as mentally tough.
To be relentless you must put in the work every single day. There is no time off. Your mind is the Boss that puts you in position. Listen to your mind and Do. The. Freaking. Work.
You must challenge yourself to be uncomfortable. If you can’t get comfortable being uncomfortable then you might as well get ready to fail. Move past the laziness and fear and do the things that are hard to do. Otherwise, this hard thing now becomes two hard things, then three and four and five.
Where do you want to be in life? What are you willing to do to get there? Do you want to know how to get all you can out of life?
JACKED AND STRONG’S 3 STEP PROCESS
1) Make a plan.
2) Act on your plan.
3) Be RELENTLESS.
Until next time…Stay Jacked, Stay Strong.