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Take Life One Telephone Pole At A Time

Take Life One Telephone Pole At A Time

This is a continuation of our previous post Confidence Is Key For Success.


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This is an excerpt from my Book “Motivated Mindset“. 

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Life is going to give you challenges every step of the way. It is going to test us and make us fight harder the more we succeed; and with every success we grow stronger. To continue to succeed, all you have to do is take it one telephone pole at a time…

My grandfather was one of the smartest and hardest working men I’ve ever known. For example, as a personal challenge, and as a way to strengthen his bond with his teenage son, he rode his bicycle across the America with my uncle…twice! Once when he was 40 and again when he was 42.

He was not someone who would ever go to the gym or exercise regularly. Instead, he just worked. He worked on the house, in the yard, at his jobs, when it was cold, when it was hot, when it was rainy, when it was dark…he was always doing something to improve the things around him, and there was always something to do.

When he first started training, he was out of shape and riding a bike was not easy for him, to say the least. A few days before he started training, he was talking to one of his friends about his idea and the friend told him, “start off slow and count the telephone poles.”

He was not sure what his friend meant so they explained, “Go to the first telephone pole from your house and back home on the first day. The second telephone pole on the second day, the third on the third day, and so on until you built up enough strength to go for a few miles”.

So that’s what he did. He took it one telephone pole at a time.

As his confidence and strength grew, he would start going farther and farther until he was doing 30-60 miles rides multiple times per week up mountains and back. He grew so strong that during one of his trips the right pedal on his bike broke off at the base of the rocky mountains, so he had to ride all day uphill with just one pedal.

Sometimes life is going to challenge you with a broken pedal, and you just have to keep riding to show you are stronger than life’s challenges.

Take small victories and build up your confidence.

Your greatest accomplishment was not yesterday nor today.

Your greatest accomplishment comes tomorrow.

So when life knocks off one of your pedals, say “bring it on!” and just keep trucking along to show that you are stronger than whatever life throws at you! Defeat one challenge and keep pushing forward, taking on bigger and bigger challenges as you reach greater and greater success!

There ain’t nothing that can stop you now!

To learn more about my grandfather’s influence go to Be No Strength Motivation.


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Confidence Is Key For Success!

Confidence Is Key


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This is an excerpt from my Book “Motivated Mindset“. 

Don’t let your lack of motivation hold you back from achieving success!

Find your motivation and change your life forever!

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Confidence is key to success. If you want to be successful, you must be confident in yourself.

By simply being confident you are much more likely to succeed! Know that you are great, and you always have been great! You just have to find a way to show others how great you are! 

In order to build your confidence, start by doing things that you are good at, or at least enjoy doing.

Create some success in doing things you know you can succeed at, and grow upon them. Keep creating small victories, and then start to branch out to things that are new, or more difficult.

You don’t have to jump straight into the shark pit right off the bat. You can build up your strength and courage through small victories, and let each victory make you stronger and more courageous to try new, more difficult things. 

For example, we have all had fear before taking tests in school. Many of us would get so stressed that we lose confidence and do worse than if we just relaxed, and did what we knew we could.

It is always best to start by doing some problems that you know you can get right, both in practice and during the test. That will build up your confidence and also help you solve the more difficult ones by giving you a base to build on.

If you start with difficult questions first, you may lose confidence and then the easier questions become more difficult.

The same rules apply to any test life hands you! Give yourself that initial boost and keep the momentum going!

Let your small successes motivate you to do more!

When you want to reach a goal, or you are presented with a challenge, start by planning out small victories that will lead towards your ultimate goal.

If you’re trying to lose weight, or become more fit, be happy with small victories. Even a half pound loss is a success. Doing one more rep, or an extra minute during exercise is a success.

Keep creating those little victories and they will add up to incredible success!

Rather than going from doing nothing to running a 5k, start by taking it one telephone pole at a time…Read more…

Speaking of weight loss or fitness related goals, check out our Goals Page to find all the information you need to reach your goals!


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How To Defeat Your Self-Doubt

How To Defeat Your Self-Doubt


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This is an excerpt from my Book “Motivated Mindset“. 

Don’t let your lack of motivation hold you back from achieving success!

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We are hard on ourselves. We all want to succeed, yet many of us live with self-doubt.

We doubt our future. We doubt our abilities, qualities, and our dreams. We doubt ourselves too much, too often.

If you don’t defeat this self-doubt, then you will never succeed.

You MUST not doubt yourself! You must have the self-confidence to succeed!

Believe in yourself because no one will do it for you. 

It’s not easy to be confident when you just keep failing. We tend to get in our heads and start fighting against ourselves, thinking about all the things we are not good at, rather than the things that we are good at.

There’s always that battle going on inside of us, trying to hold down our confidence. If we don’t defeat it, then there’s little chance for success.

We have to let go of what has already happened, learn from it, and look forward, to when we will succeed.

We get held back by what is in our head, so we have already lost before we have begun. We have to learn to defeat our own self-doubt before we can defeat our opponent.

Nothing will change the past, so all we can do is fight for our future.

Fight for our goals, fight for our dreams, fight for success. We have to fight, and keep on fighting until we have defeated ourselves because the only thing holding us back is us.

Defeat yourself, and you can do anything!

You are not weak or average! You are a powerful being that has nothing to lose (except self-doubt) and everything to gain!

You have the strength to take on anything and will defeat everything in front of you because you have the power within yourself to fight for your dreams! You have everything you need right inside of your head and you are ready to let it all out!

Get ready world, you are coming to take over!

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