GRIT is a personality trait on an individual who lives up to their passion and perseverance moving toward a goal despite being pushed down by significant obstacles and distractions. GRIT is what makes you get up after you fall down. GRIT is the awareness of achieving greatest potential comes from running a marathon, not a sprint. A better analogy is an obstacles race such as The Spartan Race.
People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it. And what you do simply proves what you believe. Finding WHY is a process of discovery, not invention. The book Start with WHY written by Simon Sinek can kick start your life purpose. 3 key lessons included in the blog post!
Success without fulfilment is the ultimate failure. It is the up and down moment of life that gives meaning for us to live. The key work is life fulfilment. The 6 pillars of life fulfilment are Faith, Family, Fitness, Financial Friends, and finally Freedom. The first step is to accept it, then you got to work to earn it and finally, you can live it. Remember, it will be hard but it will be worth it.
I completed the Spartan Race Super Malaysia on the 9 July 2017 at Nexus International School Malaysia, Putrajaya. The distance was 14.2km with 29 obstacles. It was a tropical and humid environment. I signed up in the Spartan Elite Category to get the feel of being surrounded with the top Spartan Racer. Self-Awareness is an essential key element of success. I had a reflection during my flight back home, here are my 3 important lessons from running the Spartan Race Super.
Your why is the spark! It is your purpose. However, it means nothing without fuel. That is when MOTIVATION comes in. It is a form of fuel to light the fire. It is the desire or willingness to do something until you achieve the goal you want. Motivation fuels the engine of success. It maximises and maintains momentum until you achieve your life goal.Here are my top three quotes on motivation from Eric Thomas, Elon Musk and MarvinInspire.
I ordered the SPARTAN OCR SLIT GRIP from Fit Four. I was satisfied with the product. Ever since then, I never have the calluses on my palm. I had zero downtime from my training. I used the gloves for obstacles specific training, powerlifting and of course running the Spartan Race.
You can use these 5 questions as a guide to discover your strength. Your strength can solve other people problem. You must enjoy it. You must do it effortlessly. You are great in it. It encourages you to be a better person. Your strength will give you energy. Once you discover your strength, you need to hustle and grind to be great! Feel free to share to inspire people to embrace the adversity of life so that they can grow living life with fulfillment.
When you hear the word “Leadership”, what is the first thing that comes into your mind? It could be your boss in your company. It could be your coach. It could be your team captain. It could be your president and prime minister. Here is my opinion, they just title that they held. It does not mean they have the noble leadership attribute. These are my 3 top quotes on leadership from Gary Vaynerchuk, Simon Sinek and Robin Sharma. There is one BONUS quote at the end by Simon Sinek. Feel free to share this post.