Tempted to give up? Here's how to keep going.
If you browse through the interviews with some of the most successful people on Earth, you'll find one common piece of advice shared by virtually all of them:
They never give up on their big goals.
Research shows that grit is a better predictor for success than any other factor. The ability to keep going despite setbacks is more important than your IQ, character, or external factors like your upbringing or surroundings.
But what does it really mean to "never give up"? What exactly is grit? How do you persevere when faced with larger-than-life difficulties? How do you keep going when you're at the brink of exhaustion, and all your hard work hasn't been rewarded yet?
I wrote this book to explore the subject of persistence from a more scientific point of view than clichéd self-help sayings provide. I want to share with you how exactly to stick to your goals according to peak performers and science - not vague motivational advice that assumes we have unlimited strength once we're motivated enough.
Here are just a couple of things you will learn from the book:
There's no reason why you should give up if you're working on the right goal. Learn how to make sure you'll reach your objectives. Buy the audiobook now.
©2015 Martin Meadows (P)2015 Martin Meadows
The messages were good ones. Sometimes what I need is just for someone to say "don't give up" and having an audio book like this to listen to can really help.
I am not a fan of this narrator. His voice is not engaging and he sounds like he needs to take a deep breath. I know that he gets a lot of work, so it must be just my ears that don't match with his voice. For me, he can make even the most interesting content sound like a chore.
"Concise and helpful without a lot of fluff"
I listen to a number of positive behavioral books and this one was very good. it presented scientific evidence, as well as the author's experience, but it was not overly filled with stories. For me, this was a better method of delivery. I also liked the length, shorter than most books.
Nice to listen to. Great information on how to keep going when you want to give up also provides information on when u should reconsider where u are going.
"The need to preserve"
It is difficult sometimes to keep going. This book was quite informative with pragmatic researched information.
"Extremely Practical Advice and Tangible Action Steps"
I gave this book 5 stars because the author provided such proven scientific and physical steps that I could do to improve my mental toughness. If you understood the seriousness and longevity of the battles that I face; you would understand my delight in discovering through this book so many practical ideas to increase my endurance and improve my focus in the midst of seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
"Very boring / misleading that it's scientific"
Very elementary book. Not that insightful. Examples are often statistically insufficient for a conclusion. It's s compilation of the
I enjoyed this and it gave me some different perspectives. I am planning on using some of the techniques and would recommend this book to others.
"A good tool for Reaching Your Goals"
learning new ways to improve your self and finding out mutable new way of overcoming hurdles that have stopped me in the past.
It is short and packed with information about a singe area to improve on. some self help books are so long and try to cover every subject and don't do a good job on any one subject.
The same clear and easy to understand.
More of a eureka moment. a sudden realization that that is were I have been making an error and this is how I can fix it.
I look Forward to lessening to this book a 2nd & 3rd time while taking notes.
"I listen to a lot of this.. The best yet!"
This feeds you actual doable action steps to move forward based on scientific research and other experts in the field.
"Simple, but Effective!"
To me it felt like a simple recap, reintroduction to ideas and tips I get from my mentors. No BS, it goes straight to the point.
Useful tips and tricks, not just self help make you feel good book but with reasons behind every action suggested.
Really good book, all the tips are super helpful, i will go as far as to say you cant be successful if you dont make use of at least some of the advice in this book!
"liked it alot"
Good insights into staying the course, in a healthy and practical ways. Put across in understand ways with Good examples.
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