No Success Without the GRIND

Finding new inspiration, always a great way of starting any day. Struggling with writers block, blogger block .. hell everything block then reading this brings things into focus. Worth the read.

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What do you want? How badly do you want it? What are you willing to sacrifice? These are the questions we must ask not once, but daily. There is no success without the GRIND.

Or perhaps, the G.R.I.N.D.


Every day we have something to give that will keep propelling us forward. I love, love, love the movie Rocky. This is among my favorite quotes:

The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place, and I don’t care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and…

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  1. Hi! I was unable to find your “About” page so am posting this here. I’ve nominated you for the Creative Blogger Award. Here’s hoping you will accept. The award and rules are at;

  2. All good truths! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Yes, I am trying to immerse myself in The Grind. One must wear multiple hats in the process and organization in all aspects is key.

    Been a minute since I’ve been here but you’ve been in my thoughts. Hope all is well.

  4. I loved this line in the post: “Nothing miraculous ever happened in the comfort zone.” Ain’t it the truth.

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