Find the one thing you love to do so much you can’t get up enough early to do it free. That’s your passion.
Before we begin, in case you haven’t seen the best video to wake up to in the morning…
I won’t blame you if find yourself stuck on an infinite loop watching this…
So what next?
Growing up, I remember always coming second in everything I did. Swimming carnival, art competition, second in class, you name it. That means that someone was always working a little bit harder and wanting it a little bit more than I did. So I got myself my first ink five years ago as a daily reminder, and it is still very much a work-in-progress.
Rule #2 Commit, Focus, Never Give Up
First up, MJ reminds us to stop making excuses, 6:50
Maybe it’s my fault that you didn’t see that failure gave me strength, that my pain was my motivation. Maybe I led you to believe that basketball was a god given gift and not something I worked for, every single day of my life.
Next up, my favourite man, telling it like it is in response to SpaceX’s third launch failure, 0:17
I would never give up. I’d have to be dead or completely incapacitated.
The author of the Harry Potter series encourages us to Persevere, 6:39
You’ve got to persevere. Because it’s a career with a lot of of knock backs, but the rewards are huge.
Bruce says to commit fearlessly, 5:16
I have no fear of opponent in front of you, that I am very self sufficient, that they do not bother me.
The Queen says don’t give up on your goals, 3:21
Continue to work hard and don’t give up on your goals.
A Nobel Price Physicist says to put on a thick face and commit, 5:28
If you think you can make a difference, it requires commitment. It requires a thick face, it requires an inner compass.
Don’t give up, 0:12
Do everything you can to survive and not to give up. As long as you’ve tried everything you can, then if you fail, you’ll sleep OK.
I love being told no, it just means yes, 0.25
What in this whole world turns you on? The challenge. I love being told no, it just means yes.
Run the race as hard as you can, 3:37
Don’t waste your time in the race looking back to see where the other guy is… You just need to run that race as hard as you can.
Secret code for Alibaba’s success, 1:28 (the guy’s chuckle @ 1:44 is gold)
Keep your dream alive, because it might come true some day.
Never, ever give up, 0:45 & be totally focused, 2:03
You can change and you can move around, but never ever give up. Sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure.
Simple. Identify your Passion. Commit to it. Maintain Focus. And Never Give Up.
Listen to Shia.