August 20, 2021 3 min read

Never give up on yourself and your goals.

If you do, it will be a decision you’ll regret for the rest of your life.

The truth is this...

Life is going to be hard whether you’re pursuing your potential, or not doing anything at all...

So you may as well get in the game now, because there will never be a perfect time to get started.

The reason why most people never succeed in life is because they quit ... not just on their dreams, but on themselves.

Do you really want to be one of these people?

Here are 5 reasons why you should never give up no matter how difficult things can get...

1. Your Struggles Are Temporary

Even though you may be dealing with a lot of hardship right now, it won't always be that way.

These difficult times and challenges come in cycles...

They are not permanent...

...and no matter what you do in an attempt to avoid them, you’re going to endure struggles of some sort.

It's part of the process...

Embrace it.

You have to understand that eventually you’ll overcome these struggles or learn to cope with them in an effective way.

2. You Could Be Giving Up Right Before A Major Breakthrough

Struggle is essential for growth…

You can’t argue this.

When you’re caught in the midst of your struggles, it can be hard to stay positive and see how your struggles are shaping you into who you’re trying to become.

If you give up and quit the moment things start to get difficult...

A. You could be giving up right before you overcome the struggle.

B. You could be missing out on an experience that will make your life better.

C. You won't learn the valuable lesson or develop the mental toughness to get through similar struggles in the future.

Never give in or give up when things get difficult...

99.99% of the time ... there is something great waiting for you on the other side.

3. Every Time You Give Up, You’re Also Starting Over

The reason why most people never become successful in their lifetime is because they’ll find a path and commit…

Start building skills and gaining momentum…

Stick around for 2-3 years…

Then when things get difficult, they decide it isn’t for them, and move on to the next thing...

Which means they have to start all over again.

No matter what you try, there will be hard times and struggles.

When you constantly switch from thing to thing to thing...

You'll never be great at anything, or be around long enough to make real progress.

Most people repeat this cycle their entire lives, never gaining any real traction in anything that they do.

4. When You Stay In The Game, You Have Less Competition

I like to think of the journey to becoming successful like a pyramid...

The base of the pyramid is the biggest, meaning this is where the most people compete in the beginning.

As you slowly start to scale the pyramid, more and more people fall off or give up, which means you are competing with less and less people the higher you climb.

Everybody feels the urge to quit at times...

If you just refuse to give up, you’ll automatically be ahead of everyone who gives into that temptation.

The harder it gets and the higher you climb, the less competition there is.

5. Struggle Forms Greatness

When you embrace the struggle instead of rejecting it and giving up…

You’ll learn and grow a lot from it.

Too many people think of struggle in negative terms, when the reality is, struggle is a great thing.

Even if you fail 9,000 times…

If you actually take the lesson, and make adjustments after each attempt...

Eventually, you are going to succeed because these failures paved the way and gave you the necessary skills to do so.

Quit Quitting

If you give up prematurely and miss the opportunity of your life ... wouldn't you regret it?

I know I would.

Well, this is 99% of people.

They just don’t know it because they quit before they can start to reap the rewards of their cumulative efforts after years of overcoming struggle.

There's a lot of power in not giving up.

If you spent 20+ years becoming a master of one craft...

You'd get paid a lot of money to do what you do.

I can promise you that.

HEAR MORE FROM ANDY:

Win The Day Ft. Ben Newman

A special throwback episode featuring bestselling author and performance coach Ben Newman. In this episode, we discuss how you can train yourself to be mentally tough, accomplish critical tasks, and set goals that stretch you beyond your comfort zone. We also share our thoughts on everything from the practice of visualization, to my favorite tool: The Power List.



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