“Listen, and understand! That Terminator is out there! It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop... ever, until you are dead!” ~Kyle Reese
You may recognize that movie line from the 1984 cult-classic TERMINATOR. If you saw the film, you know that the Terminator was totally relentless in accomplishing his goal. Nothing, and I mean nothing, was going to stop him.
Steve Jobs, when he was working to build/distribute the first Macintosh computers, he and his team experienced set-back after set-back, delays, dilemmas, challenges beyond belief, yet Steve was relentless in accomplishing his goals. Apple stands now as the richest company in the world.
You probably know that Thomas Edison conducted 1,000 attempts before he successfully created the light bulb. Relentless!! How many attempts do we make before we give up? Do we even get to 100 attempts in our efforts?
Henry Ford went broke FIVE TIMES! Yet, his legacy lives on today. Relentless!
Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team. Yet his relentless pursuit of his passion made him one of the greatest NBA players of all time.
Walt Disney was fired by a newspaper editor because “…he lacks imagination and had no good ideas.” Yet, his relentless drive created an entertainment empire.
If you’re going to do something day-in and day-out, why not be the best of the best, and be relentless in your efforts!
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About Joey Peacock... Joey is VP of Training Success for TEN 8 Life. Joey's career includes decades of experience with Leadership in Sales, Marketing, Operations, Customer Experience, Small Business and more. He's worked in over seven different industries, mostly recruited to help under-performing companies/divisions find success. Joey is a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Speaker, Trainer. Consider connecting with Joey on LinkedIn and add a personal note that you found him here.