Leaders: Don’t Ever Give Up!!

Never Give Up

Life will not always be easy. You will face storms at some point in your life, or even multiple times in your life.

It may even feel like you are in a constant storm with no end in sight.

Some storms will be easier than others.  Others will make you feel like your world is crumbling down on you.

It’s Just Too Hard

You may, at times, think that you are not good enough.  Maybe you will think that you weren’t meant to have this, or that.  You will want to give up because it is too hard, or the obstacles seem too hard to overcome.

These self-doubts can come from many angles:

  • Friends and family may tell you that you cannot accomplish something
  • Your teachers, peers, and society may tell you that you’re not good enough
  • Your environment may indirectly tell you that you cannot do it
  • You may even think that you cannot accomplish something because you are unable to see the goal

Other setbacks may present themselves that will attempt to hold you back:

  • You may take a hit financially which can be pretty devastating
  • Relationship problems that seem to difficult to deal with
  • Loss of a loved one that takes your peace and comfort from you

There are so many things that can knock someone down and keep them down. Don’t let any of these circumstances overcome you and define your outcomes!

You are in charge in how you react. You are the one in control of your attitude no matter what happens to you!

You Are Worthy

Let me set something straight right now!  You are good enough!  You do know enough!  And there is nothing in this world that can hold you back EXCEPT YOU!!  Let me repeat that.

You can only hold yourself back, nothing else.  All the different scenarios above cannot, unless you ALLOW them to.

You can achieve infinitely more than you think you can.  All you need to do is believe you can, and have the confidence and courage to keep pushing forward.  Anyone can do just about anything they put their minds to.

Just take a quick look at what NEVER GIVE UP really looks like! You will remember this one!!

Being Prepared BEFORE the Storm

Being prepared for the storms before they even hit, will allow you to get through them much easier!  I’m not saying they will be EASY.  I’m saying they will be EASIER!

The key here is to never give up!

When life knocks you down, get up, dust yourself off, smile, and move forward.  Focus on what matters most to you.  Do not focus on the problem.  Always focus on the solution.  If what you’re doing isn’t working, choose a different path, not a different dream.  Keep going until you reach it!

You are working toward a goal, a dream.  WHY is the achievement of that goal important to you?  You need to understand why, and the why needs to be extremely compelling.  You will focus on the WHY when you face a storm head on.

Perseverance and focus will get you through a storm.  Have faith in yourself, and faith in what you’re doing, and you can do the unimaginable.  It’s the biggest dreams that face the most resistance!  So dream big and win big, you deserve it!!


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Tony Fonte
Tony Fonte is Owner at Anthony Fonte Coaching
He serves as a Life and Leadership Development Coach, Motivational Speaker
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3 responses to “Leaders: Don’t Ever Give Up!!

  1. Thank you Tony. I really like this … “If what you’re doing isn’t working, choose a different path, not a different dream.”


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